America’s Opioid Epidemic Continues Opioid abuse and opioid overdose are now considered leading causes of shortened life expectancy in the U.S; especially among baby boomers. In 2016, drug overdose deaths reached another record. Based on the highest estimate by a New York Times analysis of data
Fentanyl 'Killer Pills' - Counterfeit Hydrocodone Crisis For those struggling with opioid addiction who have turned to illegal means to acquire opioids - there is now a new hazard. Counterfeit medications and candies are raising new concerns and confusion in the opioid epidemic sweeping America.
What Does Prescription Opioid Overdose Look Like? Dr Sanjay Gupta Describes it Like This | An opiate abuser is characteristically "nodding out" and often scratching their itchy skin. While their face is becoming pale and clammy, their fingernails and lips are starting to turn blue or even a
Senate Bill Calls for Increase on Patient Cap for Doctors Prescribing Suboxone | The new bill is called the Recovery Enhancement for Addiction Treatment Act, and it would increase the number of patients a doctor could treat with Suboxone (buprenorphine) for opioid withdrawal. In a large number of
Arrowhead Lodge Recovery Suboxone Inpatient Treatment Program | At Arrowhead Lodge Recovery, we have found that Suboxone (buprenorphine) is an effective inpatient treatment protocol for opioid dependence. Suboxone treatment not only eases withdrawal symptoms. When combined with a comprehensive and