According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the standard treatments for heroin addiction are focused on pharmacological and behavioral treatments. Medications like Methodone and Naltrexone that were developed to treat opioid use disorders work through the same opioid receptors as the addictive drug, but...

With drug addiction being one of the leading causes of death in the US, it’s no surprise that the presence of 12-Step treatment centers is so pervasive nationwide. While the 12 Steps have their benefits, and have helped many people on their recovery path, they’re...

Amphetamines are stimulant medications that are commonly used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and sometimes to treat narcolepsy or obesity. You’ve likely come into contact with them before – if names like Adderall, Ritalin, Concerta or Dexedrine ring a bell, it’s because their use...