Dr. Mark Gold’s Research You Can Use Severe heroin toxicity has emerged as a growing public health concern. A recent review published in the JAMA Neurology has brought to light the alternative to injection trends in opioid use disorders. Inhaling is becoming a more popular route of use. This method of heroin inhalation can lead [...] Read More
The opioid crisis is a severe public health issue. In 2015, over 12 million people in the United States misused prescription opioids and young adults; aged 18-25 are at the highest risk for drug abuse of prescriptions . In October 2017, President Trump announced a new action to address the opioid crisis. This declaration confirms [...] Read More
Depression and opioid abuse are common among all age groups. Through recent research, new findings have emerged about the connection between depression and opioid addictions. Learning to manage your long-term recovery from both addiction and depression is a difficult process that can be managed with a mix of therapies, treatment, and aftercare support. Opioids Role [...] Read More
Contributor: Staff of Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center Opiate addiction is very difficult to break, which is why many outpatient and even inpatient efforts often fail. Medical research indicates that many of those with addiction benefit from some form of medical-aided recovery. The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) strongly supports the use of medication [...] Read More
Contributor: Staff Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center Opiate addiction has become such a big problem in the United States that it is now considered an epidemic, causing 20,101 overdose deaths related to prescription pain relievers and 12,990 overdose deaths related to heroin use in 2015 alone . Opiates are a class of drugs that vary [...] Read More
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