Drug Addiction Treatment Center Archive


What to Know About Buprenorphine

Buprenorphine is an Opiate drug, used in the medication called Suboxone. Buprenorphine is an FDA approved medication for the treatment of Opiate Use Disorder, also known as Opiate Dependence or Opiate Addiction. This medication is also used for pain and comes in the form of a skin patch called: Butrans. Buprenorphine is


Dealing with Painkiller Addiction

Painkiller addiction, also known as Opiate Use Disorder has reached epidemic levels in the United States, killing over 30,000 Americans every year. Many of those lost to this crisis are young people in the prime of their lives. Most everyone now a days, unfortunately now knows someone who has died from a


Importance of Drug Treatment Clinics

Most people have seen the stories of what drug addiction can do to you or your family. More recently, Heroin abuse has been on the rise and more people are noticing the impact that the drug can have on every aspect of their life. It can be absolutely devastating. Addiction is a


Substance Abuse Treatment & Prevention

Substance Abuse is rampant in our country and throughout the world. Often time a person will “experiment” with various substances as an adolescent and then, stop later and never develop a substance abuse problem. For others however, abusing substances will evolve into a problem known as a chemical dependency or a Substance


Kevin Passer, M.D. Treats Addictions

Being addicted to something is a helpless feeling, and that’s why people in South Mississippi area look to Kevin Passer, M.D. for help if they are addicted to drugs or alcohol. He is a Johns Hopkins trained physician with more than 30 years of experience in treating patients with addictions. With his

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