Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment

Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Recovery

June 30, 2017
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Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know What To Ask

The goal of drug and alcohol rehab is to help addicted individuals stop drug use and maintain sobriety while also learning the skills needed to cope with family, workplace and societal interaction. It’s crucial that the individual find a rehab … Continue reading

January 4, 2016
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Potential Drug Policy Changes in 2016

The US public health problem concerning drug use has led to the highest rates of addiction ever, and the largest incarcerated population in the world. Time and time again, the drug war has always been grim and showing no serious … Continue reading

October 27, 2015
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Specialized Addiction Treatment Programs for First-Responders

Emergency first responders, which includes EMT’s (emergency medical technician), firemen, police officers and even combat veterans are expected to handle high stress, anxiety and disturbing images of people being injured, dying, emotionally fuelled, and in two words: “daily chaos.” They … Continue reading

August 6, 2015
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Myths of Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Opioid Addiction

Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction, known as MAT, is the use of medications such as buprenorphine, naltrexone, and methadone, which are combined with behavioral therapies and counseling in order to provide the patient with an all-around integrated treatment program. … Continue reading

January 21, 2014
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What Is Aftercare For Drug Addiction Treatment?

Drug and alcohol addiction treatment involves many procedures, steps, and levels of completion. Aftercare is often the last step of rehabilitation, which helps the recovering addict ease his or her way back into a normal lifestyle. The goal is to … Continue reading

January 13, 2014
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Did Dopamine Cause My Relapse?

Dopamine is a neurotransmitter, or a chemical which carries nerve impulses to other nerves. Many aspects of addiction are tied into the chemicals and functions of the brain. Dopamine is a chemical which is naturally produced in the brain and … Continue reading

August 28, 2013
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Cambridge Scientist Researching Exciting New Approach To The Treatment Of Drug Addiction

In the University of Cambridge, Dr. Amy Milton studies “memory reconsolidation,” meaning the strengthening of memories upon retrieval. The scientist found that she could help stop relapse from occurring in drug addicted individuals by erasing memories associated to drug abusive … Continue reading

April 9, 2013
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Help for Klonopin Addiction

Clonazepam, also known as Klonopin in the United States, and Rivotril, Ravotril, Clonex, Paxam, and Petril in many foreign countries, is a Schedule IV controlled substance according to the United States government. Like Xanax and the other benzos, Klonopin is a … Continue reading

January 16, 2013
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Research Explores Link Between Drug Use And Decision-Making

Thanks to the curiosity of researchers at the University of Maryland and the National Institute on Drug Abuse, exploration into the correlation between drug abuse and decision-making has been done using lab rats with some enlightening results. It’s generally accepted … Continue reading

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