Vicodin, morphine, OxyContin, methadone, heroin, and codeine are commonly abused opioid drugs. There are more than two million people with opioid dependence who require some type of treatment to overcome their addiction.
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Alcoholism is a serious disease affecting 6.8 percent of Americans. Alcohol addiction occurs when the body becomes chemically dependent upon the substance, and a person may also have an emotional dependence as well.
College drinking is a problem that impacts the lives of students of various ages across the country. Drinking and binge drinking are problems that specifically impact college students for a number of reasons.
Spice is the latest dangerous drug that is being used and abused by teenagers across the country. Many parents may have heard of the drug "Spice" in passing, but may be unfamiliar with the nature of the drug Spice and why exactly it has grown in popularity and how teenagers are using the nature of the drug to hide their use from their parents, teachers, and the other adults that may possibly be able to stop kids from using this dangerous substance.
Many treatment programs use medication-assisted detox to reduce a person's withdrawal symptoms and facilitate a person's addiction treatment program. However,treatment professionals have begun to question whether using other addictive substances to treat addiction should be used as a form of treatment.