Articles on Methadone

Hepatitis C Treatment Options

Hepatitis C is a virus that attacks the liver and is commonly seen among IV drug users. Spread by blood-borne pathogens, Hepatitis C is contracted through sharing needles, injecting equipment, and unprotected sex. If you’re addicted and looking for help, call now to talk to someone immediately. A decade ago, being diagnosed with Hep C, ….

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Everything You Should Know about Methadone

If you’re considering a medically assisted treatment for drug addiction, methadone is one of your options. Yet methadone has such a stigma, you’re not sure if you should even consider it. To help you make an informed decision, here’s everything you need to know about methadone and getting sober. What Is Methadone? Methadone was the ….

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What Exactly Does Heroin Do To The Body?

Many organizations, like the DEA, continue to stress that drugs have a different effect on each person. The results can be unpredictable and may be hard to determine before taking the drug, but there is usually an idea of what can happen. With heroin, there are some well-established effects that its usage has on the ….

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Healthy Activities For Those In Recovery

The NIDA has three main components for successful addiction treatment and recovery: get the person to stop using, keep them from using, and make sure that they live productive lives. It also states that addiction is also highly prone to relapses, so it can be greatly beneficial for a recovering addict to participate in healthy ….

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Why Opiate Withdrawal is So Difficult & How Methadone Can Help

Opiate abuse can develop out of a treatment need, boredom or as a way to take the edge off of a stressful day. As the most fast and effective pain-relieving agents on the market, prescription opiates appear in most anyone’s medicine cabinet, which makes them easily accessible for non-medicinal uses. Whether taken for treatment purposes ….

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