Archive for November, 2017

 
How to find a addiction that really treats you

Five Components of Effective Drug Treatment

Five Components of Effective Drug Treatment   Drug addiction is a complex disease that defies most do-it-yourself attempts for recovery.  On the other hand, both scientific and empirical studies reveal that commitment to a comprehensive treatment program has changed the trajectory of many lives trapped in the cycles of addiction.  The inherent difference in programs […]

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How to detox from an opiate addiction

Dangers of a DIY Drug Detox

DANGERS OF A DIY DRUG DETOX Detoxification is the first and most critical stage of the drug rehabilitation process.  Many people are unaware that the “do-it-yourself” (DIY) or “cold-turkey” approach has the potential to be deadly.  In many instances, the physiological and psychological withdrawal symptoms triggered when accumulated toxins are being eliminated from the body […]

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Drug Overdose Trends Spike Greater Need for Narcan

NARCAN A burgeoning demand for more potent narcotic drugs is suspected as a primary reason for the expanded use of Narcan. Narcan is an opioid antagonist or narcotic blocker that is used to reverse the effects of a drug overdose.  In the last few years, the use of Narcan outside of conventional medical facilities and by […]

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How to find a addiction that really treats you

Why Evidenced-Based Drug Addiction Treatment is the Best Option

A sobering reality about addiction is that many people only get one shot at recovery. Since no one can be certain who will get that second or third chance, the first treatment program should offer the greatest opportunity for long-term sobriety.  And, while there is no doubt that any attempt at recovery is better than none, […]

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How Diet Aids in Addiction Recovery

How Diet Aids in Addiction Recovery Prolonged substance abuse invariably has a significant and negative impact on mental and physical health.  Since nutrition and health are so intricately aligned, it is not surprising that diet plays a key role in the addiction recovery process. As such, any drug or alcohol rehabilitation program will always defer […]

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Carfentanil – What You Should About This Deadly Drug

Carfentanil – What You Should About This Deadly Drug Carfentanil is a synthetic opioid with potencies that exceeds some of the deadliest street drugs in use today. As an analog of the medication Fentanyl, it is similar in chemical structure.  However, signature components in Carfentanil render it 100 times more potent than Fentanyl and 10,000 times […]

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How to detox from an opiate addiction

DANGERS OF A DIY DRUG DETOX

DANGERS OF A DIY DRUG DETOX Detoxification is the first and most critical stage of the drug rehabilitation process.  Many people are unaware that the “do-it-yourself” (DIY) or “cold-turkey” approach has the potential to be deadly.  In many instances, the physiological and psychological withdrawal symptoms triggered when accumulated toxins are being eliminated from the body necessitate […]

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Signs and Symptoms of Heroin Addiction

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEROIN ADDICTION The signs and symptoms of heroin addiction can be deceptively subtle.  Long before family members friends or even the substance abuser becomes aware that there is a problem, the development of an addiction may already be in progress. Unfortunately, once heroin use is habituated, tolerance levels will continue to build and […]

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Potentially lethal Prescription Drugs and their Side Effects

Potentially lethal Prescription Drugs and their Side Effects Whether the use of a prescription drug began recreationally or from a legitimate prescription, addiction is an unexpected side effect that most people did not bargain for. The euphoria and pain relief provided by many prescription drugs is a lure that even legitimate users can find hard to resist. […]

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