Why Gender and Age Specific Addiction Treatment Matters

New Addiction Rehab Programs: Age and Gender Specific Treatment View or download this article in pdf Format: Gender and Age Specific Treatment In recent years drug and alcohol treatment programs have grown dramatically in the United States. Yet, most addiction...

OxyContin – Opioid Epidemic Origin, PART 1

| With the consent of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Purdue Pharma was allowed to promote its drug OxyContin as providing pain relief for 12 hours. Studies have now established that in many cases the drug did not work for the full 12 hours. Oxycontin had to be...

Boomer Addiction Recovery: Full Spectrum Approach

Older Men’s Addiction Treatment – Holistic Addiction Recovery on All Levels | Individuals who have struggled with addiction know that addiction is a very complex problem that affects almost every aspect of their lives. Baby boomers, in particular, may have...

FDA Black Box Warning Labels – Opioid Painkillers

FDA requires ‘black box’ warning on immediate release painkillers | In an attempt to slow the prescription drug abuse epidemic, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Tuesday March 22, 2016 that immediate-release opioid painkillers such as...

CDC Issues New Guideline for Prescribing Opioids

New Prescription Guidelines – Chronic Pain | Curbing a ‘doctor-driven’ prescription overdose epidemic. March 22, 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a new guideline for prescribing opioids such as Oxycontin (oxycodone)...