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Top 5 Signs of Alcoholism

What is Alcoholism? Alcoholism is a complex pattern of behaviors caused by a dependence on alcohol. The disease, known medically as alcohol use disorder, can put a person’s health and safety at risk. Not only can alcoholism significantly affect an individual’s physical and mental health, but it can also affect the lives of others in […]

COVID-19 pandemic making drug addict treatments struggle, local addiction treatment center says

PITTSBURGH — So many of the things that people struggling with addiction need on a daily basis have been taken away from them because of the pandemic. For workers at the Jade Wellness Center on the South Side, the drug abuse epidemic has never taken a backseat. But the director of the Jade Wellness Center, […]

Letter from a Patient

A recent patient shares their experience with JADE Wellness CenterThroughout my addiction, I have made many attempts at recovery involving rehabs, outpatient treatment, and intensive Outpatient treatment. During all of those previous failed attempts at recovery, I learned that even though I was in a recovering atmosphere my recovery needs were not truly being addressed. […]

Drug Addiction Treatment Pittsburgh

OxyContin addiction has grown exponentially since its development in 1995. Initially developed to help chronic pain, OxyContin is similar in structure to Heroin, Percodan, and Morphine. OxyContin is highly addictive and has become one of the most abused drugs on the market. OxyContin, a man-made substance, is both physically addicting and emotionally debilitating if taken […]


An early report of adverse events related to Suboxone treatment noted that some participants showed increases in serum aminotransferase levels, but these increases could not be directly attributed to Suboxone. What is Hep C and Suboxone? That study was published prior to the availability of clinical testing for Hep C so the Hep C status […]