Monthly Archives: September 2017

17 Important Facts to Know About ReVia

September 24th, 2017|

ReVia has been on the market for over two decades and is still being actively used today to treat a variety of conditions. 17 Important Facts to Know About ReVia But before you determine if it’s right for you, there are a few things about this unique drug that you should know first. 1. ReVia is Used to Treat Both Alcoholism and Opioid Dependency That’s right – two of Idaho’s biggest problems can both be treated by a single drug! Studies have shown that physicians have seen a

An Overview of the Best ORTs (Opioid Replacement Therapies) on the Market in 2017

September 20th, 2017|

ORT or Opiate replacement therapy is becoming more widely used by medical professionals with each passing year. These medications not only help reduce the severity of the crippling symptoms of opioid withdrawal, but they can also eliminate cravings, dampen the effects of triggers, and ultimately keep users from relapsing. This method of using ORTs to help treat addiction (rather than therapy itself) is one benefit of learning to look at addiction as an actual disease and is integral to long-term recovery. We’ll get into the specifics of how these drugs can be instrumental in

The Who, What, When and Why of Binge Drinking

September 8th, 2017|

In this day and age, binge drinking has become a widely accepted pastime. After a long, hard week at work, it’s to be expected that people will want to blow off a little bit of steam. To cut loose and have fun for a change. And to do so in a way that makes up for lost time. And for many Americans, one of the most popular ways of doing that is by consuming alcohol. A lot of alcohol. True, these short bursts of heavy drinking (known as binge drinking) are more widely accepted

Gambling Addiction Misconceptions: The Risk of Great Loss

September 4th, 2017|

Statistics say that 80% of Americans have tried gambling and 5% of those players will end up with a gambling addiction. Problem gambling is an umbrella term that sums up all types of the gambling addiction symptoms. They are very similar to substance abuse behaviors. A gambling addiction compromises every aspect of a person’s life including finances, family, and career. The National Council on Problem Gambling state the gambling symptoms cause a person to bet more money on a more frequent basis. A gambler will become restless if they try to abstain from playing.