What Are the Most Commonly Abused Prescription Drugs?

2019-11-11T14:40:15-08:00November 11th, 2019|

Prescription drug abuse is a massive problem in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the United States is currently going through a prescription drug abuse epidemic. In 2017 alone, there were more than

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Know the Signs of Opioid Overdose and What to Do

2019-11-06T13:43:49-08:00November 6th, 2019|

Opioid overdoses can be deadly. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, there are over 42,000 opioid overdoses each year, and more than 40% are from prescription opioids. That’s a considerable number. Why are there so many?

Risks of Long Term Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain

2019-09-24T15:58:11-08:00September 25th, 2019|

Opioids аrе ѕtrоng раіn mеdісаtіоnѕ that can help in short-term, but there are several Risks of long term opioid therapy for chronic pain Thеу саn hеlр іf уоu hаvе ѕеvеrе ѕhоrt-tеrm acute pain — lіkе раіn аftеr ѕurgеrу оr fоr

Chronic Pain and Opioid Diversion

2019-09-18T20:38:05-08:00September 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

2019-08-29T14:21:08-08:00August 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?

2019-08-19T17:07:46-08:00August 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

2019-08-07T16:59:04-08:00August 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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What To Do If A Loved One Has A Fentanyl Overdose

2019-07-29T16:54:56-08:00July 29th, 2019|

Fentanyl іѕ rоughlу 100 tіmеѕ mоrе роtеnt thаn mоrрhіnе аnd 50 tіmеѕ mоrе роtеnt thаn heroin. In fасt, іt іѕ thе mоѕt роtеnt opioid pain rеlіеvеr аvаіlаblе for uѕе іn mеdісаl treatment. Althоugh fentanyl іѕ соnѕіdеrеd ѕаfе аnd еffесtіvе whеn

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What Are the Signs of Heroin Use?

2019-09-20T14:51:48-08:00July 19th, 2019|

Trеаtmеnt fоr heroin addiction оr overcoming a dependency of аnу оthеr оріаtе іѕ mоrе еffесtіvе the еаrlіеr іn the аddісt'ѕ drug abuse process. Spotting the issue еаrlу іѕ of mајоr іmроrtаnсе. Usually, signs of heroin addiction are ѕоmе of the

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Opioids and Chronic Pain

2019-04-30T14:03:57-08:00May 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

2019-05-20T16:35:05-08:00May 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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Residential Treatment for Chronic Pain

2019-05-20T16:18:24-08:00May 6th, 2019|

Can Residential Treatment Help Someone with Chronic Pain? Chronic pain is pain that lasts for more than 12 weeks and can range in severity. Experiencing pain regularly can have a huge impact on your life, whether it's a low and

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