suboxone side effects

Common Suboxone Side Effects

If you or a loved one is trying to overcome opioid dependence, medication-assisted treatment (MAT) can be a very effective treatment option. If you are experiencing treatment-resistant opioid use disorder and continue to relapse, Suboxone may be helpful to you. When used correctly, Suboxone helps block the effects opioids have on the brain. We may…

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Dangerous Side Effects of Morphine

All opioids, like morphine, are naturally derived from the opium poppy plant. Studies show that around 12 percent of people who use prescription opioid drugs develop an addiction, and more than 100 people die every day from opioid overdoses in the United States. These statistics are staggering and why so many people see help through…

benzo abuse

Side Effects of Benzo Abuse

Benzodiazepines (benzos) are a type of prescription drug used to treat insomnia, panic disorders, and anxiety. These drugs are highly addictive when abused, creating long-term health risks and leading to worsening of mental health disorders. Treatment is necessary when benzo abuse occurs, as people cannot stop using it on their own. At Solution Based Treatment,…

Dangers of Prescription Drug Abuse

Dangers of Prescription Drug Abuse

All psychoactive substances carry some risk of addiction. Since addiction can lead to physical and psychological dependence, seeking an additional level of treatment can save your life. As we now know, many prescription medications taken in exact accordance with your doctor’s recommendations can result in physical dependency. The side-effects of many prescription drugs end up…

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Veterans and Substance Abuse

Most of us will never know the pain soldiers carry, but PTSD is complicated. Some veterans don’t want to live in the past. Others suffer out of respect for their fallen comrades. If you are concerned that unresolved trauma might be affecting your life, self-worth, temper, substance use, relationships, or conflict resolution skills in ways…