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How Common is Suboxone Addiction?

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 4, 2016 Suboxone addiction is very common in the United States. Yet many people aren’t very familiar with this particular drug. Medical professionals use Suboxone during opiate detoxification to combat withdrawal. Although it’s a non-narcotic medication, many people become addicted. It’s important to realize that those

What Happens to Your Body After Heroin? [Infographic]

What happens to your body after heroin use isn’t particularly pleasant to think about, but it’s important to understand just how damaging this drug can be. Every year, opiate addiction costs the United States $484 billion, and, sadly, heroin use jumped a shocking 63% between 2002 and 2013. By taking a closer look at what

Suboxone & Methadone Not an Alternative to Addiction Treatment

Suboxone and methadone are often used by individuals who are trying to stop their addiction to opiates. The problem with drugs like suboxone and methodone and those similar is that they are also addictive and can lead one down a very similar path as addiction to other drugs.

Numbers On the Rise for Babies Born Into Opiate Addiction

Over the past ten years reports have shown a scary and drastic increase in numbers of babies who are born with opiate addiction and subsequently suffer from opiate withdrawals. Physicians face a moral dilemma on whether or not they should treat pregnant ladies who struggle with opiate addiction.

Pushing through Opiate Addiction in Addiction Treatment

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 3, 2010 Pushing through Opiate Addiction in Addiction Treatment Seeking out help for an opiate addiction can be an intimidating process.  It is important to know that millions of people have recovered from opiate addiction with the help of opiate addiction treatment. Addiction to

Addiction Treatment Offers the Final Product

It is not uncommon for individuals who struggle with opiate addiction to try to get their addiction under control through the use of either Suboxone or methadone. Suboxone and methadone programs are not likely to work and in most cases just substituting one drug for another.