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Why Is It So Hard To Seek Addiction Treatment?

Why Is It So Hard To Seek Addiction Treatment?

When it comes to the treatment of people with addiction there is a huge discrepancy between those with it and those that actually receive treatment. In 2016 there were approximately 21 million people 12 years old and older who needed substance abuse treatment. That is...

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Medication and Counseling Treatment

Medication and Counseling Treatment

When struggling with addiction finding a path to recovery can be hard. There are several different treatment options that can be taken, and working with a professional can help guide you to the best treatment plan. Dr. Charles Buscema and Addiction Alternatives is a...

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Outpatient Addiction Treatment

Outpatient Addiction Treatment

When a patient comes to Addiction Alternatives whether they are struggling with a severe addiction to certain substances, such as heroin or oxycodone, or have a milder substance abuse problem, Dr.Charles Buscema will evaluate their needs. Some levels of addiction are...

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International Overdose Awareness

International Overdose Awareness

Addiction Alternatives wanted to take an opportunity to remind everyone that August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day. This day is internationally recognized as an international opportunity to stand together for those that we have lost, family members as...

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Is Your Spouse Suffering from Addiction?

Is Your Spouse Suffering from Addiction?

Addiction is a chronic mental and medical illness that affects the brain and continues to adversely affect millions of Americans. Substance abuse and addiction not only cause physical harm but also affect the individual’s emotions while often causing behavioral...

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Addiction & Chronic Pain

Addiction & Chronic Pain? A vast number of individuals who struggle with addiction often face other conditions that seem to complicate their substance abuse disorder. In some instance, chronic pain or other physical health problem have at time exposed these...

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How Can My Anxiety Affect My Recovery?

How Can My Anxiety Affect My Recovery?

How Can Anxiety Affect My Recovery?At Addiction Alternatives we have seen time and time again the difficulty to separate mental health and substance abuse disorder as they often go hand in hand. More often than not, the two seem to feed off of each other. More than...

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Life After Rehab

Life After Rehab Completing a rehabilitation program is a major accomplishment, give yourself a pat on the back. Becoming sober is one of the toughest challenges someone can go through, however staying sober is not a walk in the park either. Staying sober is a...

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Kratom Use During Pregnancy

Kratom Use During Pregnancy & Withdrawal Symptoms in Newborns Kratom, an herbal supplement with effects similar to opioids has caused a significant amount of withdrawal symptoms in two newborns in the United States. While currently legal and widely available in...

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What Is The Process Of Diagnosing Addiction?

What Is the Process for Diagnosing Addiction? Addiction is a chronic condition that can be difficult to diagnose and treat properly. Addiction is not a disease that can be treated solely on the diagnosis from a doctor. While the signs may be glaring, diagnosing the...

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Opioids: The Crisis Next Door

THE CRISIS NEXT DOOR The US government has created a website to inspire hope for people suffering from opioid addiction.  On the website, Crisis Next Door, there is a list of different people and their stories.  Some are famous, such as Darryl Strawberry,...

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Oxycodone Addiction: Symptoms and Treatment

Oxycodone Addiction: Symptoms and Treatment

Oxycodone Addiction: Symptoms & Treatment Oxycodone addiction is an epidemic. It’s powerful opiate and often used by doctors to treat mild to moderate as well as post-operative pain, the MentalHelp.Net says. Immediate effects Growing dependence on opiates can lead...

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Suboxone Addiction and Treatment

Suboxone Addiction and Treatment

Suboxone Addiction and Treatment The FDA approved Suboxone for the treatment of opiate addiction, the Daily Beast reports. That’s because Suboxone presents lower risks of abuse. If you think your loved one is in danger of abusing the drug and overdosing on it, though,...

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5 Ways to Beat Opiate Addiction

5 Ways to Beat Opiate Addiction

Living with opiate addiction is a daunting reality. Here’s what you can do if you find yourself struggling with addiction problems. Get help That’s not always the first thing we think about. But it’s the most sensible step you can take. If you want to live life free...

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4 Damaging Drug Addiction Myths

4 Damaging Drug Addiction Myths

The latest report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) puts overdose deaths involving prescription opioids to about 46 deaths per day. That's about 40 percent of all opioid overdose deaths linked to prescription opioid in the US. If your partner...

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How Do You Help Someone with Morphine Addiction?

How Do You Help Someone with Morphine Addiction?

Addiction affects everyone in the family. When someone you love suffers from drug addiction, it's hard to know what to do. How do you help? Don't play the blame-game Blaming your loved one isn't going to help. It's only going to put up emotional barriers between you...

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6 Points to Overcoming Drug Addiction

6 Points to Overcoming Drug Addiction

Overcoming Suboxone addiction is possible. It's going to entail a long, tough road ahead but taking the following steps can help improve your chances at a successful recovery: Commit to it The first step is committing to it. Make the decision to change your life and...

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