Case Study: Robert, a 35-year-old teacher

Considering Treatment Options The patient is a 35-year-old school teacher. He has been injecting heroin on and off since he was 16. He has never been arrested. He has been through many episodes of heroin detoxification, mostly outpatient methadone detoxification but has also been in three inpatient drug treatment programs. The last inpatient program was … Continue reading Case Study: Robert, a 35-year-old teacher

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Marijuana Addiction

ClearHealth attends a major medical training [4.13.13] on addiction, including discussions on alcohol, tobacco, opioids and illicit drugs. The program discusses an effective practice to treat Substance Use Disorders: Screening, Brief Intervention, Referal and Treatment (SBIRT) Take a few minutes to tell us what you think of their section on Marijuana Addiction. Download the Addiction … Continue reading Marijuana Addiction

20 Pain Killers in your Kitchen

Excellent Alternatives to Taking OTC or Prescription Pain Medication Make muscle pain a memory with ginger When Danish researchers asked achy people to jazz up their diets with ginger, it eased muscle and joint pain, swelling and stiffness for up to 63 percent of them within two months. Experts credit ginger’s potent compounds called gingerols, … Continue reading 20 Pain Killers in your Kitchen