A long-term outcome study shows alumni of Elements Behavioral Health treatment centers enjoy a dramatic increase in days free of drug or alcohol use, less cravings, and improved mood and quality of life.
By Michael Desjardins, APRN PMHNP-BC, Psychiatric Supervisor Loving someone in recovery is difficult. While you feel relieved that they’re sober, the fear of relapse may always be in the back of your mind. You wonder if they’ll revert to old, destructive patterns. You worry about whom they spend their time with and whether they’ll slip […]
Hydrocodone is a powerful opioid prescribed to relieve severe pain. It’s also a widely abused drug, playing one of the leading roles in the nearly 165,000 deaths from opioid medication overdoses since 2000.
While effective to treat pain if used as prescribed, similar to opiates, muscle relaxers have gained a reputation as a dangerous drug of abuse on the prescription painkiller playing field.