Reflections on Opiate Dependency: From George

Withdrawal Ease No Longer Selling Supplement System

As of February 3, 2017: We Will Focus Our Efforts On Original Content Creation And Support. After 7 years and a LOT of thought, I have had to make a very tough decision about Withdrawal Ease. We will no longer produce or sell nutritional … [Read more...]

Opiate and Heroin Overdoses: Wake Up America!

Why Are We So Confused About How To Attack The Opiate Epidemic? I gotta tell 'ya; if I read one more story about "Heroin Ravaging Small Town," I might throw my computer. The stories typically begin with horrifying tales of parents OD'ing in their … [Read more...]

The Thomas Recipe – What Is It and Can It Really Help Opiate Withdrawal?

 Dear Thomas: It is alleged that you passed away in 2008: R.I.P. With one simple post on a message board, the Thomas Recipe was born and you made an impact on countless lives (and no doubt saved a bunch of them). If it is true that you … [Read more...]

The Top Ten Reasons To Stop Taking Opiates

As you read the top ten reasons to stop taking opiates, please keep in mind that I am not trying to be judgmental with this list. Some of the reasons to top taking opiates may apply to you and some may not. My hope is that this list will help you be … [Read more...]

Opiate Dependency’s “Gap In Care”: The real reason why prescription drugs kill

By George Catlin, CEO of Withdrawal Ease Opiate dependency is suffering from a gap in care; it is one of the main reasons why prescription drugs kill. To my knowledge, Phillip Seymour Hoffman didn't want to die, and neither do the thousands that die … [Read more...]

Opiate Addiction – A New Breed of Drug “Addicts” Warrants a Novel Treatment Approach

Why Opiate Addiction and Dependency Has Us All Stumped If you're an opiate addict (or physically dependent on opiates) today, nobody is quite sure what to do with you. You buck the trend, you don't quite fit into any of the "pre-defined" categories … [Read more...]

Antidepressant Withdrawal.

An Introduction To Causes and Symptoms of Antidepressant Withdrawal Antidepressant withdrawal can occur when weening off of drugs like Cymbalta and other SSRI's. For those that are weening off antidepressants, a variety of symptoms can manifest … [Read more...]

It’s The Withdrawal Stupid!

By George Catlin, CEO of Withdrawal EaseIf I read one more article riddled with statistics about the unrelenting grip of addiction that is fueling the current opiate epidemic, I'm going to get violently ill. It must be equally frustrating to … [Read more...]

Ready For Takeoff!

Taking Flight With Opiates: "The Not-So-Friendly Skies" By George Catlin, CEO of Withdrawal Ease: I used to employ a little analogy whenever I would take my prescription painkillers after my surgery (and the many months in recuperation). For me, … [Read more...]

In Withdrawal? Love The Pain!

By George Catlin, CEO of Withdrawal Ease  Are you in opiate withdrawal? Well,I'm here to tell you to: "love the pain!" I wouldn't consider myself a "mystic" and have never wholeheartedly subscribed to the notion of holistic medicine. I believe in … [Read more...]

When You’re “Ready” To Quit?

“When you’re ready, Nicorette can help.”I’ve always thought that line was a bit odd. The whole premise of “quitting when you’re ready” is not just a tag line for Nicorette, it’s standard operating procedure for quitting anything…apparently. When … [Read more...]

Am I an Addict or Just Addicted?

Opiates and Accidental Dependency Many of you aren't addicts — you're physically dependent on prescription pain killers but you don't take them for the "high." You take opiates to "feel normal" and to help treat pain that was once there but now has … [Read more...]

Opiate Dependency: How To Help Someone You Love

Let me start off by saying that this article is by no means a substitute for a "formal intervention" process. Those types of interventions for opiate dependency are carefully planned and executed by professionals who are specifically trained to plan … [Read more...]

Suboxone – Is A Storm Looming?

When I started Withdrawal Ease in 2009, we received a LOT of repeat orders for Withdrawal-Ease and I honestly couldn't figure out why. I didn't really count on many repeat orders because there are more than enough capsules in one order of Withdrawal … [Read more...]

Vicodin Withdrawal – Did It Take You By Surprise?

I would say about 65% of my visitors here are taking Vicodin or some other derivative of Hydrocodone. It's a popular drug to say the least and doctors give it out like candy for all sorts of aches and pains. As funny as it sounds, I think it's a good … [Read more...]