EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) therapy is a psychotherapy approach primarily used to treat PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) and related conditions. While there is limited research on using EMDR therapy for opioid use disorder (OUD), some studies have suggested that it can help treat this condition. The Research on EMDR for Opioid Use Disorder
According to new research, people who receive medical help such as Medication-Assisted Treatment are less likely to suffer from liver failure or other diseases caused by alcohol abuse. People with AUD (Alcohol Use Disorder) who use MAT (Medication-Assisted Treatment) are less likely to develop alcohol-related liver disease. What Medications Were Used For People With AUD?
Drug use has dried up in some areas and escalated in others in the pandemic. However, for teens in rural destinations like Vermont and Montana, drug use has managed to climb during the pandemic. For example, according to the Vermont Department of Health, nearly 14 percent of teens in Vermont used illicit drugs in the
In 2020, over 10,000 California residents died of overdose with opioids in their system. Many more people ended up in the hospital emergency experiencing overdose. In the past, people with opioid use disorder ended up in the ER and were stabilized discharged without much of an action plan. Today, a new initiative in the state
Danish researchers have discovered a gene that raises the risk of marijuana addiction. The research encompassed studying thousands of people to uncover a potential genetic cause of cannabis-use disorders. The research discovered that people with cannabis-use disorders were more likely to have variants in their CHRNA2 gene, a gene which they say regulates nicotinic acetylcholine