Amphetamine Addiction: When to choose inpatient vs. outpatient

Amphetamine is known to be a synthetic and extremely powerful psychoactive substance. This drug stimulates the central nervous system (CNS) by increasing the amount of neurotransmitters that travel through the brain’s synapses. These chemicals are also kept present for a long time by Amphetamines in nerve synapses to attach to a receptor site, which leads to experiencing long hours of intense euphoria. Therefore, since the year 1997, amphetamine has been categorized as a Schedule II… "Amphetamine Addiction: When to choose inpatient vs. outpatient"

Outpatient Vs Inpatient Getting Treatment: What is the plan?

Outpatient Vs Inpatient Getting Treatment: What is the plan? In the year 2013, the National Institute on substance abuse, estimated 22.8 million UNITED STATES. Americans needed treatment alcohol and drug related problems. However, only about 2.6 million received needed treatment. Treatment programs for Substance Use disorder are specifically designed to aid further an individual's one understands of addiction. The design in addition enables a person to learn more about him or herself in aim to… "Outpatient Vs Inpatient Getting Treatment: What is the plan?"

PRESCRIPTION DRUG ADDICTION TREATMENT

Prescription drugs (such as Xanax bars and Oxycodone) were designed to help people get well, but unfortunately they have become a tool that millions of Americans use to abuse their bodies and destroy their lives. Prescription drug addiction is a growing problem, especially among the young, who have access to these medications online and in their parents’ medicine cabinets. With prescription drug abuse on the rise in the United States, it is crucial that those who…

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LIVING WITH A DRUG ADDICT CHILD MOTHERS OF ADDICTS

Introduction: There are many factors that can lead to chemical dependence; a young adult can succumb to a new environment facilitating drug addiction, hanging around “the wrong crowd,” reacting to an emotional or physical trauma, or any number of other reasons. Many parents are faced with some excruciating choices: rehabilitation, incarceration, dislodging the addict from the family home, to name a few. In our experience, drug addiction help for parents can be summed up in…

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WHAT IS DUAL DIAGNOSIS TREATMENT?

Introduction: Many today have heard of the word dual diagnosis, and this had led them to keep asking; what is dual diagnosis treatment? And what is dual diagnosis treatment like? Well, for such ones and also for those who think they know dual diagnosis, this article is for you. We are going to focus on the two question raised in the previous sentence. What is dual diagnosis? Dual diagnosis is the term used when a… "WHAT IS DUAL DIAGNOSIS TREATMENT?"

The Best Drug & Alcohol Detox Centers in the United States

Many seek the assistance of medical detox programs prior to or at the start of longer-term substance abuse treatment programs. Detoxification centers are a good option for many with different substance dependencies, including alcohol, benzodiazepine, and opioid addictions. When an addicted person stops using alcohol and drugs the body often starts to experience withdrawal symptoms.Medical detox centers might help ease these symptoms and get patients through detoxification as safely and perfectly as they could to minimize… "The Best Drug & Alcohol Detox Centers in the United States"

What is Roxicodone? Am I a Roxicodone Addict?

Roxicodone is a narcotic pain reliever. It works by dulling the pain perception center in the brain. It might probably also affect other body systems for example, respiratory and circulatory systems at higher doses. Roxicodone Roxicodone is used to deal with average to serious pain. It may be used before surgery to sedate the patient and reduce fear. Roxicodone Roxicodone isn't for the treatment of pain just after a surgery if you do not was… "What is Roxicodone? Am I a Roxicodone Addict?"

DO YOU NEED HELP WITH KRATOM ADDICTION?

Introduction: It is indeed true that kratom is no news anymore, as it has been a song on the mouth of many (i.e. a drug of concern) over the recent months. Hence, it is very much important that we talk about it once again. This time we are going to talk on: What are the signs to tell if you're addicted to Kratom? And what is the best treatment for kratom addiction? So take a… "DO YOU NEED HELP WITH KRATOM ADDICTION?"

TREATMENT OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN VETERANS WITH PTSD

Introduction: In this article, we are going to give a thorough breakdown on what is PTSD and How Does It relate to veterans? Further, we are going to talk on how is PTSD Treated with Substance Abuse Disorder? And lastly, What Type of Recovery Program Can Help With Co-occurring PTSD and Substance Abuse Disorder? So this article is going to focus on substance abuse in veterans. So grab a cup of coffee as we kick-off… "TREATMENT OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN VETERANS WITH PTSD"

Battling opiates through Buprenorphine: What is it?

Opiates are an opium derivative. Opiates typically mirror the effects of morphine. Consequently, opiates are the main class of drugs used to treat pain. Fentanyl, codeine, hydrocodone and oxycodone all fall under the opiate category. Pain sometimes becomes rather difficult to treat. With increasing pain, users will usually increase their dosage. To keep the pain at bay for longer periods, the dosage may exceed the recommended levels, paving the way for opiate addiction. Opiates, when… "Battling opiates through Buprenorphine: What is it?"

HEROIN AND HOLLYWOOD CELEBRITY OVERDOSE

The Hollywood Shuffle of Drug Addiction & Alcoholism Hollywood, where you are only as good as your last work. Hollywood is no stranger to the ravages of various drugs. The curse of needles, sniffles, and marijuana smoke, makes a visit almost too frequently for it not to be considered an integral part of the makeup of Tinsel Town. Scripts follow the same prose. A star gets famous. A star can't keep up with the fame… "HEROIN AND HOLLYWOOD CELEBRITY OVERDOSE"

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"

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…

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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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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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