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...]

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...]

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...]

How to Assess Methadone Recovery Needs

Methadone is a synthetic opiate that is occasionally administered as a prescription painkiller, but is more frequently used as a treatment medication for opiate addicts. Methadone satisfies the brain’s … [Read more...]

How Quickly Can I Get into Treatment for Methadone Addiction?

All treatment programs are not equal, and many have different requirements to enrollment. Before attending rehab, plan for your absence at your home and job: arrange for the care of children and animals, … [Read more...]

Recreational Methadone Use among 18-25 Year-Olds

Methadone is an opium-based narcotic pain reliever. Although it is used as an aid during treatment for addiction to stronger opiates, methadone can still be highly addictive, especially to individuals … [Read more...]

Methadone Addiction in the LGBT Community

Methadone addiction and recovery present a set of challenges for every individual. Every addict has a different story, a different struggle and different needs when it comes to treatment. Compared to the … [Read more...]