Drug withdrawal is a necessary, but difficult part of addiction treatment. There are many symptoms that can be produced from withdrawal, which are similar to those in mineral deficiencies.
Drug addiction is difficult to overcome, but it can be done with the right rehab program and the support of those who wish to see you succeed.
Drug addiction can ruin someone’s life and potentially cause their death. However, with the right drug rehab and support, one can turn their life around and become a successful and thriving individual.
One day a light turned on in the darkness. The vice grip of sadness that held me for so many years loosened, just a little. My 26-year-old son Cody had come to me and asked for help.
For years, prescription drug abuse has been a major plague affecting Oklahomans across the state, resulting in far too much addiction and numerous overdose deaths. In fact, for several years, Oklahoma was number one for prescription drug abuse. What is needed is a healthy, lasting way to recover.
Talequah, Oklahoma is a classic small Midwest town. It’s people are salt-of-the-earth but that doesn’t mean it’s free from problems created by drug traffickers. When these traffickers get Oklahomans addicted to their drugs, a solution for recovery is needed.
A new report reveals that Oklahoma still tops the list of states with prescription drug abuse problems. According to the most recent national survey on drug abuse, a higher percentage of Oklahomans aged 12 and older abused prescription drugs — about 5% of the population —than in any other state.
Many people struggling with addiction to opioids are making the choice to enter medication-assisted treatment (MAT) programs to get help. This number is likely to increase, as current legislation on addiction treatment usually contains wording directing people toward MAT.