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Do These 7 Things to Support a Loved One on Suboxone Treatment

Do These 7 Things to Support a Loved One on Suboxone Treatment

Buprenorphine/naloxone (known by it’s common brand name, Suboxone) is the gold-standard treatment for opioid addiction. So if your friend, family member, or significant other is now receiving the gold standard of care, you should feel some relief. But medication for addiction recovery comes with a stigma that often results in concern from loved ones.

7 Signs Of Teen Drug Use Parents Should Watch For

7 Signs Of Teen Drug Use Parents Should Watch For

Spotting drug use in general can sometimes be difficult — and it can be even more difficult when trying to identify the signs in a teenager. As a parent, there are some telltale signs of drug use you can watch for, while others may be harder to spot. Every child is different and as such, the way drug use affects them can differ. 

5 Steps For Talking to A Loved One About Their Pain Med Problem

5 Steps For Talking to A Loved One About Their Pain Med Problem

Maybe it’s just a hunch, or maybe you’re absolutely certain — your loved one is struggling with pain meds, a.k.a. opioids, the term most often used in terrifying headlines ripping through the nation lately. So how do you talk to them about it in the most constructive, helpful way possible?