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What Causes Addiction

What Causes Addiction?

Addiction is complicated. So many things can cause it, and so many things can’t. There are a multitude of myths and misconceptions surrounding addiction, so let’s get down to the truth. That’s what we’re addressing in today’s blog: what causes addiction. More specifically, what causes drug addiction?

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How to Talk with a Loved One About Addiction

One of the hardest parts of the addiction cycle is talking about addiction, especially to a loved one. It’s never easy to tell someone they need to get help, that’s why we at Direct2Recovery wanted to outline the process for you in some easy to follow tips. 

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What Are The Benefits of Telemedicine?

Telemedicine is a relatively new concept that allows anyone to receive counseling and see a doctor without leaving their home. There are a few types of telemedicine: it can be done over the phone, over a video call, through a website portal, or in a hybrid model. However it is done, it was created to make healthcare accessible. Because of this, there are many benefits of telemedicine. However, telemedicine is not for emergency services. If you have a serious health problem, such as a heart attack, call 911 immediately. 

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What Is The Difference Between Buprenorphine And Naloxone?

Welcome back to another entry here on the Direct2Recovery blog! Last time we talked a bit about what patients may experience when it comes to fighting Suboxone withdrawal. This month, we’d like to break down two other types of medications that are used to assist in dependency and overdoses. Buprenorphine and Naloxone are two very different kinds of medication that are used in medication-assisted treatment (MAT). Combined, the two form  Suboxone, which is used to treat opioid addiction. 

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