Inspirational Sobriety Quotes Are you struggling with an alcohol addiction or substance use disorder? If you or someone you love is fighting against substance abuse, the following inspirational quotes for alcoholics will help on the journey towards recovery. For even more… Read More »101 Sobriety Quotes

How Long Does Opioid Withdrawal Last? The opioid withdrawal timeline can take days or weeks; the duration depends on the type of substance that’s been abused and how long the drug abuse lasted. Symptoms are similar for all opioids but are of varying… Read More »Opioid Withdrawal Timeline

What Is Oxycodone? Oxycodone is a DEA Schedule II controlled substance. Substances in the DEA Schedule II have a high potential for abuse which may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence. [1] The Centers for Disease Control has declared opioid abuse to… Read More »Is Oxycodone Addictive

What Is Oxycodone Used For? Oxycodone is used to relieve moderate to severe pain. Oxycodone extended-release tablets and extended-release capsules are used to relieve severe pain in people who are expected to need pain medication around the clock for a… Read More »What Is Oxycodone?

What Is Drug Addiction? A family that is conscious of its role in helping the loved one to recover is likely to offer both the physical shelter and the psychological safety one needs during the early stages of addiction recovery. But… Read More »How Do I Help My Son With Drug Addiction?

What Is DBT Therapy? Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a comprehensive, evidence-based treatment for borderline personality disorder (BPD). The patient populations for which DBT has the most empirical support include parasuicidal women with BPD, but there have been promising findings… Read More »DBT Drug Addiction

The Process Of Recovering From Alcohol Excessive alcohol use or alcohol addiction is responsible for approximately 95,000 deaths in the United States each year and $249 billion in economic costs in 2010. Excessive alcohol use includes: Binge drinking (defined as consuming 4 or more alcoholic… Read More »Recovering From Alcoholism

What Is Alcohol Poisoning? Alcohol poisoning can occur quickly over a short amount of time due to heavy drinking or alcoholism. When a person is consuming alcohol, they might notice different symptoms. These symptoms are associated with different levels, or stages,… Read More »Alcohol Poisoning Treatments

How To Recognize An Overdose Drug overdoses might occur unintentionally for several reasons, such as: Taking a regular dose after tolerance has dropped (it mostly happens after a detox or withdrawal) Taking a more potent dose than the body is accustomed… Read More »Opioid Overdose Symptoms

What Is Paxil When Paxil (paroxetine) first was approved, it was hailed as a much-needed and welcomed addition to the antidepressant/antianxiety arsenal. In addition to being a serotonin reuptake inhibitor, it also had mild to moderate noradrenergic effects by inhibiting… Read More »Paxil Side Effects