The Liabilities of Buprenorphine Treatment You Should Know About

Many families seeking addiction recovery for a loved one are told that medication-assisted treatment with buprenorphine is the only way to go. It takes understanding the liabilities of buprenorphine treatment to know the answer.


Karen Hadley in Opioid Crisis
January 4, 2019

Overdose Deaths Decline: Does This Mean We Are Successfully Fighting This Problem?

Starting in late 2017, the number of drug overdose deaths in the U.S. have finally begun to decline after decades of increases. But the reasons why might indicate that we are not actually getting to the root of this problem but only coping better with the symptoms.


Ren in Drug-Related News
December 31, 2018

Drug Makers Receive Patent for Drugs to Treat Addiction

In a recent news piece from CBS News, one of the top pharmaceutical companies for opioid pain reliever production, Purdue Pharmaceuticals, has now received a patent for making a drug that is advertised as being able to treat opioid addiction.


Ren in U.S. Government
November 15, 2018

A Bipartisan Senate and House Agreed on a New Health Accord: What This Means for the Addiction Epidemic

One of the big news items to hit the airwaves recently was Congress’s new health agreement. This was a bipartisan event in which both Democrats and Republicans from the Senate and the House of Representatives alike agreed on something. Amazing.


Sue Birkenshaw in Drug Addiction
June 22, 2015

Are There Dangerous Side Effects Connected with Use of Suboxone?

If you’re not familiar with it, Suboxone is the brand name of a drug that is used in the treatment of opiate addiction.