Chronic Pain and Opioid Diversion

2019-09-18T20:38:05-07:00September 19th, 2019|

With the ever-increasing number of opioid abuse cases in the United States, we have to look at where so much of this family of drugs are coming from. While heroin does account for a large percentage of the problem, a

Opioid Addiction and Chronic Pain in Los Angeles

2019-08-29T14:21:08-07:00August 29th, 2019|

Chronic pain is a widespread issue, affecting roughly one in five of all Americans. Prescription opioids are often used to combat this issue, but they come with their own risks. In particular, many patients may end up combatting chronic pain

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Could CBD Help Treat Addiction?

2019-08-19T17:07:46-07:00August 19th, 2019|

What is CBD? Cannabidiol, otherwise known as CBD, is one of the most popular compounds derived from the cannabis plant. CBD is said to have therapeutic and beneficial qualities. Although there are over 200+ compounds in the cannabis plant (and

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How to Stop Using Opioids

2019-08-07T16:59:04-07:00August 7th, 2019|

Opioid abuse is a significant and growing problem in America. If you’ve been caught up in the crisis and find yourself addicted to opioids without any idea of what to do about it, we’re going to talk through the options

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Preventing Accidental Drug Overdose

2019-06-03T15:35:23-07:00June 3rd, 2019|

Drug overdose accounts for nearly 75,000 deaths every year (NIDA). Since 1999, drug overdose became the number one cause of death for people in the United States under 50 years old. That’s not a comforting statistic, especially if you or

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Opioids and Chronic Pain

2019-04-30T14:03:57-07:00May 22nd, 2019|

The Relationship Between Opioids and Chronic Pain Opioid addiction and chronic pain have a closer relationship than many may realize. An estimated 20% of all Americans live with chronic pain! In more acute cases, prescription opioids are used to treat

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Sublocade & Opioid Addiction Treatment

2019-05-20T16:35:05-07:00May 13th, 2019|

Could Sublocade Be The Answer To Opioid Addiction? Addiction is a serious disease that affects the brain. No matter what kind of addiction is present, it can be hard to work through. Living with addiction can seem impossible because it

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How to Manage Chronic Pain & Opioid Addiction

2019-05-20T16:16:10-07:00April 22nd, 2019|

How Can You Avoid Opioid Addiction and Manage Chronic Pain? Chronic pain is a widespread issue, affecting roughly one in five of all Americans. Prescription opioids are often used to combat this issue, but they come with their own risks.

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Get Heroin Addiction Treatment: How to Quit Heroin for Good

2019-05-20T15:59:07-07:00April 10th, 2019|

Getting Rid of Heroin Addiction Once and For All Heroin addiction is arguably the most dangerous drug addiction of all. Even worse, it’s one of the hardest dependencies to break free from. So whether you’re a suffering addict or know

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How to Avoid Addiction Living with Chronic Pain

2019-05-01T14:46:21-07:00April 5th, 2019|

At Opus Treatment, we know that an opioid addiction often comes hand-in-hand with chronic pain. The stats suggest as much, too. To help combat both, here we look at the relationship between opioid addiction and someone living with chronic pain,