Category: Detox

Moms in Rehab

We all mess up sometimes in life. Bad choices can often take us places we’d rather not be, and poor judgment calls can sometimes have lasting effects. Even drug and alcohol abuse and addiction can be caused by a single poor choice, but their effects can be long lasting. Sometimes loving, well-meaning parents can jeopardize […]

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Drink Less Alcohol

“So you don’t think you have a drinking problem? Prove it.” How many times have we felt like saying this to someone? How many people should have said this to us? During the remainder of the summer, we’d like to issue a challenge: Stop drinking so much. Too Much Drinking Our society has glamorized alcohol to the […]

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Treating Criminals

The debate over whether we should offer treatment or punishment to drug-motivated criminals is still causing a stir. There are many people that support treating addicts that have committed crimes, but just as many people feel we should not give these people any special care. Drug Related Crime There are an estimated 2.3 million inmates […]

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Drug Treatment in China

Anyone who has been through a tough time at a drug rehab facility here in the United States has nothing to complain about, according to the latest stories coming out of China. The country reportedly has a very strict treatment system that it requires convicted drug abusers to go through. Police can issue requests on […]

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The Fear of Relapse

One of the worst fears that recovering addicts often face is that of relapse. It has been enough of a struggle to get through admitting to the problem, telling family and friends about it, going through detox, and getting treatment, and now there is no guarantee that they will be able to stay clear of […]

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Alcohol Abuse vs. Alcoholism

Alcohol is one of those substances that can be used in moderation with very little adverse effects, or it can be abused in large amounts. And, many people over time that abuse alcohol also become addicted to it. There is a difference between alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence, or alcoholism. Alcohol Abuse Alcohol abuse is […]

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Drug Detox

Drug detoxification can be an exhausting, painful endeavor, depending on what type of addiction the person has. The weariness, cramps, unclear mind, sleeplessness, and pain are enough to cause many people to think it is just not worth it. Many people suffering from withdrawal symptoms will relapse immediately, just to get some relief. But it […]

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How to Get Your Alcoholic Loved One into Treatment

Most of us can identify at least one person in our life that we care about that suffers from alcoholism. Many of us even live with or see an alcoholic on a daily basis. If you’ve identified someone close to you as having an alcohol abuse problem, read on to learn some tips to getting […]

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Treatment of Heroin with Methadone vs. without Drugs

There has been much talk in the past about the best way to help addicts come clean from heroin, with some people arguing for the use of drugs like methadone to treat patients, and other people holding firm to the idea that you can’t successfully treat a drug addiction with a drug. Unfortunately, there is […]

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5 Signs Your Loved one is an Alcoholic

Alcoholism is something millions of people suffer with, and many more are affected by, because of a family member or friend that is an alcoholic.  It is usually something that people try to hide because no one likes to admit they have a problem.  But if a person is dependent on alcohol, it will only […]

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