doctor talking to patient about medication assisted treatment for opioid addiction

Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction

This type of treatment helps your child overcome their addiction to opioids. Opioids include illegal drugs such as heroin and prescription painkillers. Examples of pain relievers include Vicodin and oxytocin. They also include other drugs that cause addiction and dependence. Medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction entails the use of therapy and anti-craving medicines.  These include…

person holding a needle Signs of Heroin Addiction

Signs of Heroin Addiction

While not all signs of heroin addiction are easy to spot, others are obvious. A person whose behavior, mood, or health drastically changes for no apparent reason may show you that they are abusing the substance. As such, they may also be crying for help and in need of recovery. Let’s look below at the…