addiction

Addiction to Narcotics is a growing concern. There are treatments available at Denali Healthcare

Addiction to Pain Pills- Why are we seeing an epidemic?

By |December 28th, 2014|

Why are so many people addicted to prescription pain pills?
Posted by janaburson in cultural norms, History of Opioid Addiction, internet drugs, Opioid Addiction, OxyContin, Pain Pill Addiction, prescription monitoring programs. 

I was reading a great blog I’ve started visiting, http:addictionblog.org and came across an entry about why the U.S. has […]

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Subutex in Pregnancy

By |December 28th, 2014|

The MOTHER trial – New Information about Buprenorphine and Methadone in Pregnancy
Posted December 16, 2010 by janaburson in Buprenorphine, Evidence-based Treatments, methadone, Opioid Addiction, OxyContin, Pain Pill Addiction, Recovery, Suboxone, women and addiction.

The long-awaited MOTHER trial is done, and the data just published. (1) MOTHER (Maternal Opioid Treatment: Human […]

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Which is Better, Suboxone or Methadone? Depends…

By |December 28th, 2014|

Which is better, Suboxone or methadone?
Posted August 23, 2010 by janaburson in Buprenorphine, Evidence-based Treatments, methadone, Opioid Addiction, Pain Pill Addiction, Recovery, Suboxone.

Patients often ask which medication is better to treat opioid addiction: methadone or Suboxone? My answer is…it depends.
First of all, the active drug in Suboxone is buprenorphine, […]

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Am I an Addict?

By |December 28th, 2014|

Am I an Addict?
Posted April 20, 2010 by janaburson in Opioid Addiction, Pain Pill Addiction.
I take prescription pain pills. Am I an addict?
Anyone who takes opioid pain medications on a regular basis for more than two to four weeks will have physical withdrawal symptoms if they stop. Does this […]

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Medical Marijuana Could Reduce Drug Abuse

By |December 11th, 2014|

Could increased legal access to medical marijuana also help reduce the prescription drug epidemic? According to research findings published in JAMA Internal Medicine, the answer is “yes”. The study found that states with access to medical marijuana have 25 percent fewer prescription overdose deaths each year when compared with […]

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What’s New with the Suboxone Program at Denali Healthcare?

By |January 5th, 2014|

Denali Healthcare is NOT offering Suboxone Therapy at this time
We have helped hundreds of patients since 2007
Our Success Rate is over 80%
Our holistic approach seems to be the right formula
Since we began to reach out to those suffering from narcotic addiction in 2007, we have developed a very successful […]

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Methadone vs Suboxone for Narcotic Addiction Treatment

By |December 8th, 2013|

Methadone vs Suboxone for Narcotic Addiction Treatment
Denali Healthcare uses suboxone for narcotic addiction treatment.  We are frequently asked how this is different from Methadone replacement and why do we use Suboxone.

Understanding The Science

That is the first problem, we develop tolerance to the Vicodin, and must take more and more […]

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