Can You Still Receive Pain Medication when Detoxing from Prescription Pills?

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One of the primary reasons people stay in their active addiction to drugs like opioids is because they’re afraid of the symptoms of withdrawal. There are also those who have chronic pain, but they’ve developed an addiction to their pain medications. You may be wondering if when you go to a detoxification program how you’re going to be able to manage your pain. Going to detox is the first step in the recovery process, and […]

Can You Develop an Addiction to Hydrocodone After Undergoing Major Surgery?

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Hydrocodone is a very potent pain killer. It is used for patients that are in need of around-the-clock pain relief and have not responded well to other treatments. This long-acting medication is part of the opiate family of drugs. It targets certain brain and nervous system receptors in the body that respond to pain. Many people are prescribed this medication after they have had a major surgery. Because of its potency, hydrocodone is extremely addictive. […]

Will Chronic Pain Sufferers Be Able to Take Pain Medication in Rehab?

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The modern addiction crisis has been greatly fueled by the lack of healthcare options for people with chronic pain. For many patients, their addiction is linked to the painful health problems they face. Chronic pain can be caused by all sorts of issues, ranging from past injuries to autoimmune disorders. Many people who deal with chronic pain get addicted to harmful substances after they are prescribed prescription painkillers. Sadly, many addicts with chronic pain avoid […]

What Do You Do For Pain When You Need Detox For Pain Medication?

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When you’ve decided that it’s finally time to put an end to your addiction and take back your life, you may be left with a lot of questions. No doubt you’ve heard about the uncomfortable experience associated with withdrawal. You may have even heard that there is sometimes pain involved. If your drug of choice happens to be pain medication, you may be confused as to just how a doctor can help you with those […]

Do I Really Need a Drug Detox if I Have a Prescription for My Medication?

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Prescription medications can be used for many purposes from pain relief to helping with mental health issues like depression and anxiety and many others. But, sometimes those medications can cause problems. Whether they are taken correctly or not, long term use can lead to dependence which is both physical and mental. Sadly, prescription drugs are often abused which may mean that they are taken when they are no longer really needed or are taken in […]