Naltrexone to Treat Alcohol Use Disorder 4 March, 2021
Naltrexone is a drug or pharmacotherapy for treating alcohol use disorders (AUDs). It is one of the most common forms of medication used in the treatment of AUDs. It was first made in 1965, and goes by the brand names ReVia and Vivitrol. Naltrexone is what is known as an opioi.
How to Stop Enabling a Loved One’s Alcoholism 25 February, 2021
How and why addiction to alcohol develops can be incredibly complicated with multiple factors interacting to contribute to the problem, ranging from an individual's physical and mental health to their social, economic and educational status. One important factor is an individual'.
What to Expect from Rehab 18 February, 2021
Committing to breaking an addiction and entering rehab for the first time can be a daunting proposition. As much as you'd like to break free from your addiction, fear or anxiety about entering rehab can prevent you from taking that all-important first step. Most rehab programs sh.
The Differences Between Behavioural and Substance Addictions 4 February, 2021
What is addiction? The answer to that question is not as simple as you might think. Indeed, the concept of addiction is quite a hard one to pin down. One understanding of addiction is that it involves using a substance, or engaging in a behaviour, too much or too often. On thi.
The Management of Opiod Withdrawal 25 January, 2021
Opioids are a class of drug that includes prescription medications such as Oxycontin (oxycodone), Vicodin (hydrocodone and acetaminophen), Dilaudid (hydromorphone) and morphine. Opioids also include opiates, such as heroin, opium and codeine. According to NICE (the National In.