Rapid opioid detox is gaining increasing attention as a promising alternative to traditional detox treatments. It offers the potential for a quicker, more manageable recovery from opioid dependence. But with rising interest comes a multitude of questions. This comprehensive guide will not only shed light on the top questions surrounding rapid detox but also help […]
Reviewed by Clare Waismann, RAS / SUDCC The opioid crisis has become one of the deadliest phenomena of our time. With over 100 deaths a day in the U.S. from prescription and illicit opioid drugs, life expectancy has declined for the first time in many years. The escalation of this devastating issue was preventable. The tragic […]
Before you decide on a course of treatment, consider your basic mental and physical health needs. Explore all available options and remember, knowledge is your best friend.
As the opioid epidemic continues, the sad news keeps piling up about the effects of opioid drugs on people’s health and well-being. The risks of overdose, mental health problems, and infectious disease among people struggling with opioid addiction are well documented. Now, a new study by Setareh Salehi Omran, MD, fellow in vascular neurology at […]
The U.S. government reported that 130 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose. The growing crisis costs the country approximately $75.8 billion a year in lost productivity, criminal justice intervention, and healthcare. Those costs are expected to keep rising in the coming years, according to a January 2019 U.S. News & World Report article. […]