In the News: The Kratom Debate
The real issue is that Kratom use is already so widespread that attempts at a total ban would inevitably create hardship for those who are already dependent on the drug, as well as fuel the appearance of a thriving black market.
Topics: addiction medications, kratom
In the News: The FDA in Action?
It’s a move that helps bring the FDA on board with the CDC, instead of simply reviewing and approving new pharmaceutical opioids for the marketplace.
Searching for a Substitute
If addiction really is a brain disorder based in complex adaptations to a substance, then who’s to say those adaptations won’t occur with a different drug?
Topics: addiction and the brain, kratom, maintaining sobriety, MAT, types of treatment
In the News: Kaos Around Kratom
It may be that kratom is a drug that some can use without much difficulty, while for others, it becomes pathological.
Topics: kratom, MAT, opioids, treatment models
In the News: Kratom
Sometimes it’s just a personal conviction that you (or human beings in general) need to experience some type of chemical euphoria in order to live a full and happy existence.