Addiction Treatment

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Is Percodan Addictive?

Addiction can be a daunting and challenging experience for the individuals who struggle with it and their loved ones. At Promises Brazos Valley, we are dedicated to offering comprehensive addiction treatment programs that help our clients navigate their journey toward recovery from many types of addictions—such as Percodan addiction. Contact our team online today or …

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Dangers of Using Opioids During Winter

As temperatures drop and the winter months approach, people suffering from chronic pain may find their symptoms exacerbated. For many, the discomfort caused by arthritis, fibromyalgia, and back pain can be unbearable. As a result, they may turn to opioids for relief. However, opioid use during winter can be more dangerous.   Once you understand the …

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Why Do Drug Overdoses Increase in Winter?

Winter may not rank at the top of the list of favorite seasons for most people. Still, it does have its positive qualities, such as joyous winter holidays and opportunities for fun outdoor activities like skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing. However, there is an alarming trend regarding winter and overdose statistics—drug overdoses tend to skyrocket during …

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Why Does the Weather Affect Addiction?

The weather can profoundly impact your daily life, affecting your mood, energy levels, and overall well-being. Think about how you feel on a warm, sunny day compared to a chilly, rainy day. Chances are, you feel more upbeat when the weather is pleasant. But did you know that certain types of weather can also impact …

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Signs of Roxicodone Abuse

Roxicodone, a prescription painkiller, can relieve those struggling with unbearable pain. However, this powerful opioid can also be misused, leading to addiction and other serious health issues. Recognizing the signs of Roxicodone abuse is crucial so you can intervene and encourage a loved one to get help.    If you suspect someone close to you is …

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How to Deal with Suboxone Withdrawal

Suboxone is a prescription medication used to treat opioid addiction, also called opioid use disorder (OUD). While its unique combination of buprenorphine and naloxone can be a helpful treatment for those struggling with OUD, it can also lead to withdrawal symptoms for people who develop dependence and stop using the drug abruptly. Knowing what to …

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Suboxone Withdrawal Symptoms

Suboxone plays an essential role in helping people overcome opioid dependence. But as an opioid partial agonist, this medication also carries a risk of addiction, although to a lesser degree than more potent opioids like morphine or heroin. Experiencing Suboxone withdrawal symptoms indicates that you have become dependent on your medication and may need professional …

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Do Alcoholics Get Worse with Age?

Alcoholism or alcohol use disorder (AUD) is a chronic disease; like any other chronic illness, it can worsen with age. AUD is also one of the leading causes of premature death. But not everyone with this condition dies at an early age. So that brings up the question: Do alcoholics get worse with age? Does …

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