Tramadol Addiction and Withdrawal

Tramadol Addiction and Withdrawal – Tramadol (brand name Ultram) is an opioid prescribed by doctors for the treatment of moderate to severe pain. Like all opioids, the drug attaches to receptors in the brain to alter the perception of pain. Tramadol, however, also allows chemical neurotransmitters responsible for feelings of well-being (e.g., serotonin and norepinephrine) […]

Zohydro ER Abuse and Addiction

Zohydro ER contains the active ingredient hydrocodone, an opioid analgesic. Zohydro’s extended release formula is indicated for the management of pain severe enough to warrant every day, around-the-clock, long-term opioid treatment and for which other treatment options have been found to be inadequate. Zohydro has the potential for abuse and addiction. Hydrocodone is a moderately […]

Social Anxiety Disorder and Alcohol Use Disorder

Social Anxiety Disorder and Alcohol Use Disorder –┬áSocial anxiety disorder (SAD) also referred to as social phobia, is a mental illness characterized by an intense, ongoing fear of being watched and judged by others. This fear affects work, school, and daily social and interactions. AUD is a “chronic relapsing brain disease characterized by compulsive alcohol […]

Recovery Quotes

Recovery Quotes – Recovery from addiction is a personal endeavor that no two people will experience the same. However, words of wisdom from those who have endured struggles can help us remember in our darkest hours that we are not alone. The following addiction recovery quotes are intended to offer encouragement and hope, and inspire […]

How to Identify Drug Paraphernalia

The term drug paraphernalia refers to any equipment, product or material that has a direct effect on the use of drugs. These include items meant to help with any of the following activities: Ingesting Inhaling Injecting Compounding Converting Concealing Manufacturing Producing Processing Preparing So how does one identify drug paraphernalia? The following includes descriptions of […]