Why Can’t My Child Just Stop Using Heroin?

    “Why can’t my child just stop using drugs?”

    Many parents ask themselves this question. But as more and more scientific studies are confirming, the drugs that your son or daughter is using are actually creating changes in his or her brain. So, in a way, your child is not the same person he or she was before using opioids.

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    Effects Of Opioids On The Brain – “Why Can’t He Just Stop Using Drugs?”

    Experts Adam Bisaga, MD, a Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University, and Alicia Murray, DO, a Board Certified Addiction Psychiatrist, describe the changes in the brain that make it very difficult to stop using that drug.

    Medication-Assisted Treatment eBook

    Download the Medication-Assisted Treatment eBook

    This eBook will help you learn more about medication-assisted treatment – what it is, how it’s used, where to find it and how you can best support your child through treatment.

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    Last Updated

    December 2023