There’s a lot we don’t know yet about gabapentin. Reports of gabapentin misuse have only emerged in meaningful numbers in the last decade. This we do know: people are taking gabapentin in ways that a doctor did not prescribe.
With the right training and experience, clinicians can help patients become more aware of their thoughts and goals. Motivational Interviewing is a therapeutic model that helps clients explore and resolve ambivalence.
Addressing the public health consequences of alcohol use disorder means doing more work in primary care.
Addiction is a growing issue for folks over 65, and prescription medicines pose additional risks.
A look at harm reduction efforts 30 years ago in light of our current opioid epidemic
These men are down to their last scraps of cash and they’ve passed up the most basic of necessities for alcohol. It seems likely that they have substance use disorders.