Women and Methadone Addiction

Methadone is an opioid drug that has been prescribed for decades to help those addicted to opiates. The drug helps prevent withdrawal symptoms while avoiding the dramatic highs and lows of other opiates. Women’s … [Read more...]

Retirees and Methadone Addiction

Prescription drug abuse in America is at an all time high, and methadone is a commonly abused substance, as its effects are desirable and it quickly causes severe physical and psychological dependency. … [Read more...]

Methadone Use on College Campuses

Methadone is an opiate that binds with opioid receptors in the brain, and its effects take a long time to fade. These characteristics make it useful for recovering addicts to quit using more dangerous … [Read more...]

How to Party without Methadone

Methadone isn’t known to produce the intense and euphoric high that heroin does, but that doesn’t stop people from abusing this powerful painkiller. While methadone is used to help some people overcome … [Read more...]

How Others Influence Your Methadone Use

Methadone use is sometimes controversial and stigmatized. Many researchers believe the drug is a powerful tool to decrease cravings for opiate use while other anti-drug groups believe people must learn … [Read more...]

Do Good People Get Addicted to Methadone?

Methadone is an opioid pain reliever similar to morphine. It works in the brain to change the way the body perceives pain. Methadone is also used to treat addiction to other opioid narcotics like heroin, … [Read more...]

How Cost and Availability Influence Methadone Use

The prescription drug methadone is used to help some people overcome addiction, and is also widely abused. As illegal street drugs (like heroin) become increasingly difficult to obtain, prescription drugs … [Read more...]

Suburban Methadone Use

People may believe that methadone addiction doesn’t happen in quiet suburban neighborhoods. However, people of all demographics abuse methadone. The faces of methadone addicts may surprise you, especially … [Read more...]

Negative Life Events and Methadone Addiction

Every experience shapes the way people look at the world and new experiences. The concern for many people comes when negative experiences go unresolved or linger, because they may seek negative ways to … [Read more...]

Methadone Abuse Rates in Australia

Methadone is primarily used to treat heroin and opioid addiction. It works by blocking the receptors that crave heroin, and it prevents habits associated with heroin use. This can help users stabilize … [Read more...]