Where Addiction Meets Your Brain

The Neurobiology of Addiction

Buprenorphine, Methadone and Opiate Replacement Therapy

One of the more controversial issues in addiction medicine is the practice of opiate replacement therapy, or ORT. It is important to understand the history of ORT if we are to begin to understand how it should or should not be used. Read More

Kratom - can you give us a little info on it

In your next installment can you tell us the anecdotal evidence of kratom for people kicking a heroin addiction?
I hear good things about it, but, as with all anecdotal evidence, it can be selected to support any side of an issue.

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Joseph Troncale, M.D. FASAM, has been working in addiction medicine for 20 years. He is the Medical Director of the Retreat.
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