a man struggles with fentanyl's effects on his brain

Fentanyl’s Effects on the Brain

Fentanyl is an incredibly potent pain reliever. It hails from the opioid family, which contains other drugs like morphine and heroin. Not all opioids are illegal. In fact, fentanyl itself retains some prescription uses. At the same time, fentanyl in its illicit form is incredibly dangerous. Overdose and even death are major risks from fentanyl…

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5 Benefits of Men’s Fentanyl Addiction Treatment

The opioid crisis continues to wreak havoc and death in millions of Americans’ lives every year. Fentanyl is one of the biggest culprits in this public health emergency. It is a highly addictive type of opioid that can be hard to quit using without formal intervention. Fentanyl still has prescription uses in addition to the…

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What Is Men’s Fentanyl Addiction Treatment?

Fentanyl is a type of synthetic opioid. It is used as a prescription pain reliever to alleviate severe pain. At the same time, illegal fentanyl use has accelerated in recent years. It is incredibly addictive and even dangerous. Fentanyl overdoses account for a disproportionate amount of drug deaths each year. With these trends in place,…

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What Is Men’s Cocaine Addiction Treatment?

Cocaine is a stimulant drug. Using cocaine provides a boost of energy and a high feeling. Both men and women abuse cocaine, though rates of cocaine abuse tend to be higher among men. With this in mind, addiction treatment providers like Rockland Recovery prioritize men’s cocaine addiction treatment. The structure of men’s cocaine addiction treatment…

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Women’s Fentanyl Addiction Treatment

Fentanyl is a type of opioid that is incredibly powerful. It is many times more potent than morphine and exponentially stronger than the types of opioids prescribed for pain relief like oxycontin and codeine. Recent data indicates that over 100 people die in the United States every day from opioid overdoses, with fentanyl being the…

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Do Partial Hospitalization Programs Actually Work?

A partial hospitalization program, or PHP for short, is a type of intensive outpatient addiction treatment. Clients spend up to six hours per day every day of the week attending on-site treatment, accessing therapy, and getting help with medication management. But does PHP work? The simple answer is yes. The more complex answer is yes,…