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…

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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"

Dealing with Withdrawal Symptoms from Opiates

Withdrawal Symptoms from Opiates. How To Cope The country is in a frenzy right now dealing with a heroin and opiate painkiller epidemic.  Many addicts turn to seeking help only to find there is none available quick enough. So we will discuss a few different topics on dealing with withdrawal symptoms from opiates. Opiate addiction withdrawal isn’t easy and shouldn’t be taken lightly. The side effects of opiate withdrawal can prove troublesome to most, but… "Dealing with Withdrawal Symptoms from Opiates"

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"

Flakka & Bath Salts A Deadly Mix

What is Flakka? According to Wikipedia: α-Pyrrolidinopentiophenone is a synthetic stimulant of the cathinone class developed in the 1960s that has been sold as a designer drug. Colloquially it is sometimes called flakka or gravel. Is Flakka Bath Salts? Most flakka users are not aware of what they consume or what is contained in the drug they take. Flakka is made from a mixture of methamphetamines and MDMA, and this mixture is incredibly potent. From… "Flakka & Bath Salts A Deadly Mix"

Drug Abuse Information Parents Should Know

Information on Drug Abuse Parents Should Know The United States addiction crisis just keeps picking up steam in the media with the heroin overdoses from Carfentanyl and Fentanyl laced heroin. Prescription drugs, over the counter medicines, street drugs and alcohol remain at the forefront of the addiction culture in America. Illicit drugs like cocaine and heroin have been abused almost since the founding of America.  Prescription drug abuse occurs when someone takes the medication other… "Drug Abuse Information Parents Should Know"

What is Synthetic Marijuana?

Synthetic Marijuana Spice. What is it? They are chemicals that are made by man, these chemicals alter the minds of humans. It can be vaporized to be liquid and can be inhaled through e-cigarettes. The popularity of Synthetic marijuana or spice usage and addiction is growing alarmingly every day. They are called synthetic marijuana or spice and this name is misleading because one might think it is like the marijuana plant but then its potency is higher… "What is Synthetic Marijuana?"

Marijuana Addiction – True or False?

Marijuana Addiction Are You Addicted to Weed? Some people believe that marijuana is not addictive while others believe on the opposite. The truth is that it depends on you. If it's true that marijuana is stated to be less addictive than tobacco, for example, it's as easy to find a person who didn't develop any marijuana addiction symptoms as one that needs more marijuana to get the same high. Most people tend to establish a… "Marijuana Addiction – True or False?"

Heroin Addiction

What is Heroin? Heroin comes from the opium poppy. It's been known to grow in several places like Asia, South America, Mexico, and some middle eastern countries. Heroin was formally made illegal in the United States in 1924. It can look like a brown or white powder, or in some cases black tar. Some of the nicknames for Heroin can include horse, smack, junk, as well as brown sugar.  How is Heroin used? Heroin can be… "Heroin Addiction"