Monthly Archives: February 2011

Heroin and opiate addiction a growing problem in Northwest Ohio

More info…The use of opiates and heroin is a growing problem in northwestern Ohio. Your News Now’s Marissa Sherer sat down and talked with a former heroin addict about how he got started, and what he thinks is needed to help others turn their lives… Continue reading

Meditox Continues Expansion with Opening of Northeast Headquarters for Drug Detox Center

More info… Meditox, one of the nation’s leading and fastest growing home-based medical opiate detox programs, has announced the expansion of its practice into the North Atlantic area. Metropolitan New York Professionals Now Have Access to Leading Medical Detox Program. Read the full story at… Continue reading

New Free Information and Articles on Drug and Alcohol Addiction Presented by

More info… AddictionSearch has released a new site section, featuring a collection of free carefully researched articles on drug and alcohol addiction topics and issues. Read the full story at official drug abuse hotline

Opiate Abuse And Protracted Abstinence

More info…Opiate abuse is a chronic disorder and maintaining abstinence represents a major challenge for addicts. Individuals recovering from opiate dependence have long reported that while the acute withdrawal symptoms from opiates may pass relatively quickly, they do not feel quite right for several weeks… Continue reading

Few Opiate Addicts Receive Buprenorphine (Suboxone, Subutex) Wonder Drug For Heroin, Vicodin, Hydrocodone, Percocet, Oxycontin Addiction

More info… Buprenorphine (Suboxone, Subutex), the medication federally approved in 2002 to treat opiate addiction is barely reaching its audience of addicted people. Most with pain killer and heroin addiction do not even know it exists, and few NYC physicians are qualified to prescribe it.… Continue reading

Medical Director of New York’s Addiction Recovery Institute Named Top Doctor in Pain Management for 2004

More info… Westchester County Physician Clifford M. Gevirtz, MD, MPH, Lauded by National Medical Group for Four Consecutive Years Read the full story at drug abuse