Articles tagged with Addiction Treatment

12-Step Sponsorship and Treatment Options

Sponsorship in a 12-step program will certainly increase the likelihood that those who are newly recovering will continue to develop a support group.


A Day in Rehab at Axis: Checking In, Blog 2

One writer opens up about her recovery journey while under the care of Axis Residential's addiction rehabilitation staff.


A Day in Rehab at Axis: Hitting Rock Bottom, Blog 1

One writer opens up about her recovery journey while under the care of Axis Residential's addiction rehabilitation staff.


Hypertension Medication Finds New Use in Treating Opioid Addiction

Researchers found that Buprenorphine, when combined with the drug Clonidine, shows promising results in reducing cravings, even after the withdrawal period.


Naloxone Can Treat Cocaine and Heroin Addiction

Researchers have discovered one drug, Naloxone, which has shown promise for heroin addicts.


New Drug to Erase Drug-Associated Memories

Clinical tests on animals show that a single injection of the drug Blebbistatin has promising results in erasing the brain's memories of drug use and response.


SAMHSA Releases New Guidelines for Treating Alcohol Use Disorder

Currently, there are four medications recognized to be the most appropriate treatment for alcohol dependence.


Trends in Treatment: Looking Forward

Innovative methods in addiction treatment, including holistic treatment, offer a lifeline to recovering addicts while making sobriety more attainable.


Using the Placebo Effect as Addiction Treatment

A recent study demonstrates how the power of belief, a key component of the placebo effect, affects the areas of the brain correlated to addict behaviors.



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