Whether struggling with alcoholism, illicit drug addiction, or dependence on prescription drugs, it’s easy for people to feel like they’re going through everything completely alone – as no one understands.
Most people feel ashamed of their addiction in one way or another.
Anyone watching the news these days knows that the U.S. is in the midst of an opioid epidemic.
While listening to the stories about accidental overdoses and how many more people are becoming addicted to opioids, something that keeps coming up is methadone.
Many people say methadone should be a part of primary care for those struggling with opioid addiction. Is this the best course of action? Should opioid addicts check into a methadone clinic? What are the pros and cons?