FDA Addresses Discontinuation of Prescription Opioids

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Waismann Method® Applauds FDA’s Opioid Label Changes but Cautions New Guidelines Are Not Enough BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 10, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s recent efforts to stem the tide of the opioid epidemic have received backlash from pain management doctors and chronic pain patients. By curtailing access to prescription opioids for […]

The Truth About Substance Abuse Treatment: 7 Common Myths Debunked

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Acknowledging the need for substance abuse treatment is challenging for most people struggling with drug addiction or drug dependence, and finding reputable, appropriate treatment options is hard work, too. Making things even more difficult is the amount of misinformation about drug addiction and detox treatments, which can keep people from understanding their options and getting […]

7 Reasons Why Rapid Opiate Detox Is Safe

Woman talking to doctor about rapid opiate detox and whether it is safe

Rapid opiate detox, also known as anesthesia-assisted detoxification, can be a safe, fast opiate detoxification treatment for many people struggling with opioid dependence. The treatment’s safety, comfort, and effectiveness depend on several factors; from available medical resources, medical team experience and location where rapid detox is being provided. Is Rapid Opiate Detox Safe? When the […]

Here’s How Alcohol Treatment Can Work for You

Did you know that more than 80,000 people die from alcohol-related deaths each year in the United States? Alcohol abuse and dependency affect not just the individual, but also their family, friends, and even strangers. But if you or someone you love is dependent on alcohol, there are many alcohol treatment programs available to help you become and remain […]