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

July 21, 2016
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Dangers of Using Barbiturates (a Depressant)

Barbiturates are commonly prescribed depressants with various uses, such as a sedative, a hypnotic, an anesthetic, and an anticonvulsant. They are also used as a street drug, are known to be addictive and abuse-prone, and even nicknamed “Barbs” and “red … Continue reading

June 9, 2016
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How Will This Nation Beat Medication Abuse?

Action can be taken to save lives, get people the right help, and avoid problems struggling with substance abuse and addiction – but as many drug and health experts reiterate year after year: it’s going to take everyone to beat the … Continue reading

April 26, 2016
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Psychosocial Interventions Combined with Medication Treatment

Many addiction treatment professionals believe that a combination of therapy approaches and methods is the best way to help a client not only overcome addiction, but also gain the skills to stay abstinent, reduce cravings and triggers that often lead … Continue reading

January 28, 2016
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The Extended Release (ER) Drug

Extended release (ER) drugs are different from regular medication in that the active ingredients in regular medications are released into the body within about 15 to 30 minutes after it’s taken. But with extended release drugs, the active ingredients are … Continue reading

January 21, 2016
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Over 90% Of People Who Overdose On Opioid Pills Continue To Use

Overdosing on a drug can quickly turn into a tragic event, but it happens every day in all parts of the world. Today, the main culprit of most overdose deaths in America is prescription opioids. They are potent, highly addictive, … Continue reading

November 18, 2015
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Detoxification Plan for Benzo Addiction

Detoxification plans for drugs like Diazepam, Valium, Xanax—known as “benzos” for benzodiazepines—often require careful methods that ensure the individual is able to not only reduce the severity of withdrawal symptoms, but also, ensure the individual is able to safely recover … Continue reading

October 15, 2015
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NIDA & NIAAA Agree on Brain Disease Model of Addiction

from The National Institute on Drug Abuse – Information is courtesy of: www.drugabuse.gov Announcement July 29, 2015 “Addiction is a complex disease of a complex brain; ignoring this fact will only hamper our efforts to find effective solutions through a comprehensive and … Continue reading

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