Opioids

Learn about how the opioid epidemic is affecting countless lives and how you or your loved one can seek help.
Opioids

Deadly New Opioid Claims Lives Around the Country

With the opioid epidemic continuing to surge throughout the United States, it is no surprise that a large amount of new synthetic narcotics is sprouting around the country. In certain cases, these drugs can be much more life-threatening than heroin.
Addiction Treatment

Does the use of suboxone substitute one addiction for another?

Despite its success rate, Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT), is still considered controversial in the field of addiction treatment. Some believe that treating addiction with medications such as Suboxone simply replaces one addiction with another.
Opioids

The Trump Administration vs The Opioid Epidemic

During the last month, several legislations have been proposed that could greatly affect the opioid epidemic and drug addiction in general.
Opioids

Carfentanil: A New Killer on the Loose

While many accidental overdoses last year involved Fentanyl, there is an even more dangerous drug hitting the streets, Carfentanil.
Addiction Treatment

WNWY: Dr. Mark Green on Medication-Assisted Treatment

In this video, Dr. Mark Green, Addiction Psychiatrist at Psych Garden, discusses buprenorphine and the need for Medication-Assisted Treatment.
Addiction Treatment

What is Medication-Assisted Treatment?

Medication-Assisted Treatment is supported by many medical and legislative groups as a key tool in helping to fight the nation’s opioid crisis.
Opioids

I recently started taking painkillers for my bad back. I’ve read all the horror stories in the news about falling prey to addiction. What can I do to not fall into the trap?

There are several ways you can support yourself to manage your pain with or without pain medication: acupuncture, deep relaxation techniques, Qi Gong, gentle yoga, and yoga for healthy backs, among others. There are four different ways the Mind Body Spirit program approaches the “treatment” of back pain.
Opioids

What Is Fentanyl?

Fentanyl is a powerful medication that has been seen in headlines across the country. To learn more about this pain medication, watch the short video.
Opioids

Is Medical Marijuana An Effective Treatment for Opioid Addiction?

Dr. Randall Dwenger, explores the debate around medical marijuana as a treatment for opioid addiction. Does he believe medical marijuana can be a pathway to recovery?
Opioids

What Are Opioids?

According to Psychology Today, opioids are “a class of controlled pain-management drugs that contain natural or synthetic chemicals based on morphine, the active component of opium.”
Opioids

What You Need to Know About Fentanyl

One of the most powerful and deadly substances of the opioid class, fentanyl has been linked to numerous fatal overdoses in recent years.
Opioids

What You Should Ask Your Doctor Before Filling Your Painkiller Prescription

The average person probably doesn’t know what the opioid crisis means for them. If prescribed an opioid medication by their doctor, should they fill the prescription? What information should the doctor be giving them? What questions should they ask to ensure their safety and that of their family?