Pills spilling out of a prescription bottle. Prescription opioid dependence and addition can require medical detox.

Opioid Addiction vs. Opioid Dependence: Key Differences in Symptoms and Treatment You Need to Know

People frequently — and mistakenly — use the terms “opioid dependence” and “opioid addiction” interchangeably. Still, these conditions are very different, and the treatment a person receives can mean the difference between life and death. What Is Opioid Dependence? Opioid dependence is not the same as addiction. Physical dependence can occur as the brain, and…

Pills spilling out of a prescription bottle. Prescription opioid dependence and addition can require medical detox.

U.S Medical Community Unites Against Painkiller Abuse

Prescription Painkiller Abuse The Opioid Crisis BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 5, 2015,/PRNewswire/ — As the rate of prescription painkiller abuse skyrockets in the United States. Aa coalition of 27 medical groups have banded together to address this serious threat to public health. The Waismann Method Medical Group applauds their efforts to reinvigorate the fight against…