What is Suboxone?
Jan23

What is Suboxone?

Suboxone is a medication used to treat Opiate Use Disorder, also known as Opiate Addiction or Opiate Dependence. Suboxone contains the drug Buprenorphine, which is the active ingredient. Buprenorphine is also an Opiate, but it is unique and different from all the other Opiates. Buprenorphine can be used for detoxification from Opiates or for maintenance therapy to stay off Opiates. Only qualified physicians with special licenses may...

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Restrictions on Medical Marijuana
Nov24

Restrictions on Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana has been made legal in many parts of Canada including Alberta, and although it’s been widely used, patients are still required to consume in private and away from public eyes. Although medical marijuana was made legal in Canada since 2000, the government passed a new law called the Marihuana Medical Purposes in 2013 – which updated some of the rules pertaining to medical marijuana access. Public consumption varies...

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How a Drug Abuse Clinic Helps to Restore Patient Health
Oct09

How a Drug Abuse Clinic Helps to Restore Patient Health

When an individual has a drug addiction, using various drugs and becoming frequently intoxicated; the person often places their personal health at a low priority. Then, when a person with a drug problem enters treatment, various health problems which the individual either acquired while abusing drugs or ignored and neglected due to drug use, can be appropriately addressed. An individual with a chemical dependency will often ignore...

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