How Will the App Approved by the FDA Help Fight Opioid Addiction?

How Will the App Approved by the FDA Help Fight Opioid Addiction?

Opioid addiction remains a disturbing problem in the United States. Many theories have been proposed and programs developed in the hopes of reducing the epidemic. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved a mobile app known as reSET-O, which is designed...
Legislation Tackles the Nation’s Opioid Crisis

Legislation Tackles the Nation’s Opioid Crisis

A number of bills designed to tackle the nation’s opioid epidemic were recently signed into law by President Donald Trump. The package of legislation received bipartisan support in both the House and Senate, a rare feat in the current political climate that...
How the Opioid Epidemic Affects Chronic Pain Patients

How the Opioid Epidemic Affects Chronic Pain Patients

Opioid addiction has become so widespread that the government has been forced to take action, enacting regulations that affect both doctors and patients. The goal is to ensure those prone to addiction don’t have access to these highly addictive substances, but...
Pros and Cons of Abstinence Addiction Treatment

Pros and Cons of Abstinence Addiction Treatment

Within the realm of addiction and recovery, there is a very well-known term: abstinence. Abstinence is the continued choice to no longer use drugs or alcohol or to take part in the kinds of activities that commonly lead to or are associated with drug or alcohol use....