Archive for the ‘Addiction Treatment’ Category

  • How to Identify Signs of Vicodin Addiction

    When used as prescribed, Vicodin is the answer for many individuals who need pain management. Because any opiate can become addictive, it’s very important to be aware of the signs of addiction. Another dangerous aspect of Vicodin is the rate at which tolerance can be built up. The more a person uses Vicodin for pain management, the higher their tolerance becomes.
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  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Helpful for Those Suffering from Depression, Substance Abuse

    Nearly 19 million Americans suffer from depression. Many are also battling problems with substance abuse as well. The two often go hand in hand, but people rarely get treated for both. It’s more common to seek treatment for the substance abuse or depression in isolation without examining how these two conditions interact. A new study offers hope to those plagued with both ailments. Read More…

  • Pros and Cons For 12 Step Programs Should be Considered

    For millions of people, the traditional 12 Step program has been an effective solution to alcohol or drug addiction, or for coping with a family member’s addiction. The programs are typically confidential and place the addict in a supportive environment, as well as connect the family to a broader network of resources. The support groups are offered in thousands of locations across the country and the globe, with new groups added often.

    However, some people suffering from alcohol or drug addiction may find 12 Step programs are not able to guide them to successful recovery. The pros and cons of 12 Step programs should be considered by anyone considering joining.

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  • Opioid Treatment in the United States

    In 2008, the National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services examined data about the current state of substance abuse treatment in the United States. One area that the survey focused on was the treatment employed for sufferers of opiate addictions.

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  • Vicodin Addiction Treatment

    More information on vicodin addiction treatment and helpful places to get informed about prescription drug abuse and options for recovery.

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  • Get Help for Vicodin Addiction

    If you believe you have an addiction to Vicodin or other prescription pain drugs, now is the time to get help.  The first step is admitting you have a problem.  The next step is to research addiction treatment options and choose a program that will help you rebuild your life and have a lasting recovery, not only from pain medication addiction, but from pain itself.

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  • Addiction Resources

    Here are some resources to help you research treatment for Vicodin addiction or any other pain medication addiction:

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The Pain of Addiction

Vicodin addiction often starts innocently enough. Most people start taking Vicodin or other pain medications after surgery or an injury. But then they can’t stop. They need more to get the same pain relief. They start doctor shopping to get more pills. And the cycle continues until it takes over their lives.