Addiction is not a certainty when someone possesses the traits listed below, but they are more than likely in a position where they have an addictive personality and may become an addict more easily. This article runs through a few characteristics that will point to an addictive personality in anyone… Read More
Relapse Prevention Plan for Opioid Addiction Recovery
The situations and people who you surround yourself with on your road to recovery may be one of the most important aspects of a successful recovery plan and preventing relapse. Removing people from your life can be hard, but it can also be … Read More
Opioids and Opioid/Opiate Addiction
What are opioids/opiates?
Opiate is the term used in pharmacology meaning substance derived from the compound found in the naturally occurring opium poppy plant.
Today Opiate and Opium are used almost interchangeably, but the term Opioid is designated for all substances, both naturally occurring and synthetically … Read More
Buprenorphine is a medication that is used in the treatment of Opioid Addiction. Buprenorphine is a primary component of a Medication-Assisted Treatment program or MAT for short. Medication Assisted Treatment programs also involve counseling and support from families and friends. Opioids are also called opiates, narcotics, pain medicines, and many … Read More