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.
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.