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Opioid addiction is among the targets of biotech researchers searching for ways to curb cravings and relapse

As the opioid crisis broadens by the day, the biotech community is doubling down on its efforts to solve the mystery of addiction—and find new ways to combat it. Toward that end, two sets of researchers announced progress this week advancing research aimed at targeting addiction centers in the brain. Advertisements

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Substance Abuse – Treatments & Preventions

Substance abuse also known as drug abuse, refers to a situation when a user gets addicted to the effects caused by a drug and in turn suffers from the damage and complications it brings along. Drug abuse has several physical as well as psychological damages. Proper treatments of drug abuse target to detoxify the victim […]

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Long-term behavior change is one of the hardest challenges we’ll ever face

Changing our behavior is a self-engineering challenge with few equals. I’m talking about long-term, sustained change, not short-run bursts that sputter out before real change happens. Whether the change involves diet, exercise, habits, dependencies or anything else, changing behavior is one of the hardest things any of us will ever try to do. This is […]

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Family Involvement is Important in Substance Abuse Treatment

For family and friends of drug- or alcohol-addicted individuals, addressing the addiction is one of the most difficult aspects of helping the addicted person seek treatment. Often, over time, daily family involvement has only managed to enable the addict. Family members frequently do not know how to bring up the issue of addiction therapy, and […]

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