MICA: Mentally Ill Chemically Addicted

Improved Treatment Plan: for the MICA Mentally Ill Chemically Dependent Patient The absolute most popular model of substance abuse cure in the United States is the twelve step approach. This approach expanded out of AA and NA Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous and requires motivating patients to adopt the illness model of dependency, or label themselves as alcoholics or possibly recovering addicts from going to twelve step meetings, to acquire and utilize a sponsor, and… "MICA: Mentally Ill Chemically Addicted"

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT KRATOM BAN

DO YOU WANT THE DEA TO ENACT A KRATOM BAN Introduction: Bowing to public pressure, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) said it had delayed a decision on whether to classify the botanical substance kratom ban, which is available online in the United States as a dietary supplement, as a dangerous drug with no medicinal use. Some persons however, might wonder, What Is Kratom? Why Has the DEA Wanted to Ban It? Well, let not… "ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT KRATOM BAN"

Can You Curb Alcoholism in it’s Early Stage?

ALCOHOLISM: CAN YOU CURB IT EARLY Alcoholism is an emotive issue in many circles. Not just because it has been linked to a plethora of vices, but because to a lot of people, alcohol is a staple in those moments when they need to unwind. Proponents would say alcohol is only as bad as the user. They isolate themselves from the negative image that alcohol has to carry. After a hard day of work, most… "Can You Curb Alcoholism in it’s Early Stage?"

Effects Of Alchohol

In 1956, the American Medical Association deemed alcohol as a physiological disease, and it remains a constant threat to the society.  In the same way, other diseases may be long-term and progressive; alcohol remains vulnerable to the same characteristics. It has been observed that alcohol in severe cases, can lead to death. Below is a standard of what it takes to label an individual as an addict or Alcoholic: A person who has consumed huge… "Effects Of Alchohol"

Teens Facebook Live Feed Parents Who Overdosed On Heroin

Teens Film Parents Who Overdosed On Heroin A video is going viral on social media that shows two teenagers filming their parents who are extremely high on heroin. The video starts off with the son trying to wake the mother up who looks like she is in some serious need of a little Narcan. The young man says "you can't be doing this around your kids yo". The young lady in the video laughs and… "Teens Facebook Live Feed Parents Who Overdosed On Heroin"

BEST WAY TO DETOX OFF HEROIN

Introduction: Heroin is an opioid drug that is synthesized from morphine, a naturally occurring substance extracted from the seed pod of the Asian opium poppy plant. Heroin usually appears as a white or brown powder or as a black sticky substance, known as “black tar heroin.” The effects heroin can have on the body can not be overemphasized, so in this article we are going to highlight some before discussing the best way to detox… "BEST WAY TO DETOX OFF HEROIN"

BUPRENORPHINE DETOX – SUBOXONE DETOX

Withdrawal and Suboxone Generally, by way of practice, persons undergo rehabilitation (i.e. medical detox treatment) and intensive therapy treatments. Heroin and other opiates are unique because there are prescription medications available to help with both withdrawal and abstinence maintenance. When it is heroin, anyone can be treated in recovery with buprenorphine (Suboxone), methadone or naltrexone. Any medication can have different release times, but everything will be either an in-clinic visit or require a prescription for… "BUPRENORPHINE DETOX – SUBOXONE DETOX"

Detox Centers: New Jersey Substance Abuse

What Kind of Drug and Alcohol Detoxes Exist in N.J. Substance abuse in the form of drugs or alcohol can spoil a person's life. However, because of the large wide range of alcohol detox centers and also drug detoxification centers in New Jersey to aid addicted people. If you prefer alcohol or drug detox for yourself or even any of your relatives there are also a great number of them in New Jersey. Considering that New… "Detox Centers: New Jersey Substance Abuse"

Heroin Addiction and Treatment

Heroin Addiction: How is it Treated? Heroin is a highly addictive drug produced by morphine that is obtained from the opium poppy. Opiates and Heroin is one of the most severe substances abused in the whole world. In addition to health conditions caused by the drug itself, there are numerous of other risks connected with heroin addiction which is not much of an issue with other drugs. Heroin is used in a variety of ways,…

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Recovery from Drug & Alcohol Addiction a Long Difficult Road

How difficult is Recovery from Addiction & Alcoholism Recovery from drug addiction and alcoholism can be a long and difficult road for anyone suffering from addiction. The first step is probably the most important, realizing and admitting that one has a problem and need help. The second step would be the detoxification process and/or entering some sort of rehabilitation center. There are several different options for treatment. However, detoxing from the actual drug is of extreme…

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ALCOHOL AND HEROIN: HOW VITAL IS DETOX?

Why do I need Detox for Heroin or Alcohol? It starts out on Fridays to take off the edge. On Saturday it’s to relax. On Sunday it’s to watch the sun set. Any other day, it has no reason. Before you know it, you need entire bottles to get the same affect. The reality of excessive alcohol intake had set in on 16.3 million people from the age of 18. Heroin, on the other hand,… "ALCOHOL AND HEROIN: HOW VITAL IS DETOX?"

THE REAL COST OF DRUG ADDICTION AND RECOVERY

The Story of Mercy a Recovering Alcoholic, Addict and Addiction Specialist Mercy is a 22-year old ray of hope where she comes from. She gets by rather comfortably, by running print ad campaigns. It’s campaign season. Mercy is wiped out from her part-time job. She has regular meetings with a group of recovering alcoholics and drug users. She’s been working with one of the most affected members of the group for nine months now. It has…

"THE REAL COST OF DRUG ADDICTION AND RECOVERY"

Are you in denial about your addiction?

Are you in alcoholic or addict denial? Addiction can be a cunning and baffling feature to someone’s overall wellbeing. Many who suffer from addiction, alcoholism or substance abuse issues may not even accept they have a problem. In many cases they may be suffering detrimental consequences for their behavior or denial of their disease. Alcoholism affects millions of people every year.  According to the CDC, excessive alcohol use led to approximately 88,000 deaths throughout the… "Are you in denial about your addiction?"

Can you die from detoxing from drugs?

Can you die from detoxing from drugs and alcohol? Can you die from detoxing from drug and alcohol? This is a question that rings in the minds of many people that are addicted to drugs and alcohol. The answers to this question may vary by drug type and the amount used. If you’re alcoholic it is possible to have seizures while detoxing from alcohol. Alcoholic seizures can be horrendous to go through and you should…

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What is Spirituality when it relates to recovery? Are you Spiritual?

What do the 12 Steps have to do with Spirituality? It’s very common in most twelve step fellowships to have 12 steps to guide you to recovery.  The most common 12 step fellowships are Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous. These fellowships have written into the twelfth step “Having had a spiritual awakening as a result of these steps, we carry the message to the alcoholic or addict that still suffers.” There is quite a bit…

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Do you know about having fun in recovery?

What are some fun things to do in South Florida when you’re in recovery? The South Florida recovery scene rocks if you’re really rocking it. I mean let’s get real here; most treatment centers in South Florida don’t really have much to offer in the way of fun in recovery. Most halfway houses in South Florida don’t really offer fun activities to do either. So before you lose all hope in the treatment industry in…

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Are You Addicted to Kratom? Kratom Addiction Rates are Getting Higher

What is Kratom and how is it Used? Kratom has been around in the United States for quite a while, but has been used for centuries elsewhere.  Kratom could fall under the coffee category and is typically sold in the U.S. at local Kava Bars at Kratomic Tea. Many people prefer to ingest it as opposed to smoke it although you can do both.  Kratom is readily available and legal in the America, although there… "Are You Addicted to Kratom? Kratom Addiction Rates are Getting Higher"

The Downsides of Being a Pot Head

The Effects of Smoking Weed Hey Dudes and Dudettes today were going to be talking about the effects of smoking weed.  I mean c’mon who hasn’t gotten stoned before? We’re not pinning the temperate stoner to the cross, but we’re going to take a look at some of the downsides of being a stoner. Some of the effects of smoking weed can vary, but in many cases there are some common ones that always occur.… "The Downsides of Being a Pot Head"

New Jersey’s Leading Healthcare Crisis is the Skyrocketing Use of Heroin

The Skyrocketing use of Heroin is New Jersey’s Leading Healthcare Crisis  2012 has seen a reckoning in the way of admissions to state certified substance abuse rehab programs in New Jersey. Prescription Drug Abuse was the leading cause of admissions that year. The image credit: cfnj.org admission to drug treatment that year was up by a large percentage.  Almost 60% of 2012’s drug related deaths were due to opiate pain killers and heroin overdose. This leaves many New… "New Jersey’s Leading Healthcare Crisis is the Skyrocketing Use of Heroin"

Why are we in a heroin pandemic? The REAL Reason…

Is the Prescription Pain Pill Epidemic The Real Reason for the Heroin Pandemic? Many say the heroin pandemic is a result of the prescription pain killer epidemic, but I feel this isn’t the whole truth. In a world where you see pharmaceutical commercials every five minutes on TV, this couldn’t be further from the truth.This may educate you as to what the real reason is and the solution to the problem. This may make some… "Why are we in a heroin pandemic? The REAL Reason…"

Are you struggling with methadone addiction?

Do you want to get off of Methadone? Methadone is a synthetic opioid prescribed for chronic acute pain or for the detoxification process for heroin or prescription opioid addicts. Methadose is most commonly sold by the brand name Dolphine, Symoron, Amidone, Methadose, Physeptone, and Heptadon. Methadone or Methadone can be taken orally, intravenous, sublingual and through the rectum. Methadose is more known for what's called," Methadone Maintenance Therapy". Methadose maintenance has been becoming more and more common over… "Are you struggling with methadone addiction?"

Need to Know Addiction Facts for Parents

Facts for Parents about Drug Addiction Facts show that the involvement and support of a parent make teenage kids of these parents better performers, healthier and more disciplined. Most parents worry that they will have to compromise freedom for being there for their child. You and your child have probably had the talk about substance abuse; alcoholism, marijuana addiction and such vices when they were younger. How do you have a talk with your now… "Need to Know Addiction Facts for Parents"