Treating Morphine Addiction

Morphine Abuse: What Happens in the Long Term?

Morphine is a powerful opiate derived from a poppy plant. It is prescribed to treat intense pain – usually in a hospital setting after a person has undergone major surgery. It can also be prescribed outside the hospital to someone who suffers from chronic, debilitating [...]

Heroin Vaccine on the Horizon?

Is a vaccine for heroin addiction possible? When detoxing and treating opioid addiction, a few medications are likely to come into play. Buprenorphine is one such drug, most commonly prescribed in the form of Suboxone (buprenorphine and naloxone). The drug can be used for either [...]

DIY Detox Can Be Dangerous

People caught in the grips of an opioid use disorder know that if they do not stop, then they will die. Most opioid addicts have lost friends to the disease, succumbing to overdose. They see the daily headlines of the ever-growing death toll associated with [...]