Detox

Drug and alcohol detox information articles, resources and personal stories to help you understand the symptoms and treatment of substance abuse and addiction.

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Dual Diagnosis Rehab

What is Dual Diagnosis? Dual diagnosis is a term used a person with a mental illness also has a substance abuse disorder at the same time. More than half of persons who have a serious mental illness also have a substance use or abuse disorder. This is often also called “co-occurring disorders.“Many rehabilitation programs are …

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Long Term Drug Treatment

Long Term Drug Treatment: What is taking so long? In our caffeine-fueled, frantic, multitasking world we want everything FAST. Fast delivery, fast food, fast download, we all want to save time; even with our health care. Emergency medical care is around the corner from many homes. Medical surgeries and treatments that required lengthy hospital stays …

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Benefits of Out of State Rehab vs. In State

Combatting addiction is hard enough. The cravings, the emotions, and the triggers can seem impossible to deal with. Group and individual therapy are often needed to uncover the root causes of the addiction. On top of all this, the physical effects of withdrawal can be difficult to deal with. All of these factors can mean …

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Methamphetamine Detox

Five hundred metric tons of methamphetamine is being produced annually with 24.7 million people who use or used this highly addictive substance. The longer the use of the drug the worse the withdrawals become as one tries to quit. As the body becomes reliant on a certain amount of methamphetamines, removal of it can cause an immense amount of emotional and physical pain.