Treatment for alcohol addiction doesn't just help the individual – it can also reduce conflict within the home.
A study has found that in young people, even occasional marijuana smoking can alter the regions of the mind pertaining to motivation and emotion.
The FDA has approved Evzio (naloxone HCl injection; Kaléo, Inc.) for the emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose.
A study in JAMA Psychiatry has found that a smartphone-based application could benefit patients in continuing care for alcohol use disorders.
Use of electronic-cigarettes (e-cigarettes) does not increase the rate of smoking cessation or reduce cigarette consumption after one year.
Use of nicotine patches, compared with placebo patches, does not increase the smoking cessation rate among pregnant women
Maintenance treatment of opioid dependence, as part of a complete treatment plan to include counseling and psychosocial support.
Learn more about the pharmacological effects of mixing alcohol and medications.