Will a Prescription Monitoring Program Help Combat Addiction?

Up until recently, doctors had no reliable way of knowing what controlled substance medication patients were filling and if the patient was “doctor shopping”. Diverted prescription medications flowed into communities contributing to the problem of prescription medication abuse. The DEA … read more

Naloxone: The antidote for opiate overdose

We can do more to stop the surge of deaths from opiate overdose. Naloxone is an antidote that can be used to reverse an opiate overdose. Did you know that over 33,000 people in the United States died from opiate … read more

Alcohol Dependence and Withdrawal

Are you at risk for alcohol withdrawal?

First and foremost if you think you need help to stop drinking alcohol let your doctor know! Withdrawal can be deadly and you want to make sure to detox correctly. Your physician … read more

Alcohol Use Disorder: Do you have it?

Do I have a drinking problem?

In the past year, have you:

    1. Had times when you ended up drinking more, or longer, then you intended?
    2. More than once wanted to cut down or stop drinking, or tried to, but couldn’t?
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