Opiate Detox

Safely detoxing from opioids requires professional help, and may be fatal if attempted alone. Learn more about opioid detox by reading our blog.

Heroin Addiction: Is It Possible To Have A Full Recovery

Can You Ever Fully Recover from Heroin Addiction?

There are an estimated 4.2 million people in the United States over the age of twelve that have experimented at least once with heroin during their lives, according to the National Institutes for Health (NIH). About one quarter develop a debilitating addiction. It is a difficult addiction to overcome, but with the right treatment, support …

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Opioid Addiction & Withdrawal on Their Own

When ERs Try to Handle Opioid Addiction and Withdrawal on Their Own

[one_third][/one_third][two_third_last]Going to rehab can be costly, and many drug users are too prideful or fearful to admit they have a problem and pursue treatment in the first place. This often leaves hospitals as the first line of defense when drug users overdo it and wind up in a medical emergency. In fact, some emergency departments …

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Difference Between Opioid Detox And Methadone Suboxone Clinics - Bright Future Recovery

What Is the Difference Between Opioid Detox and Methadone/Suboxone Clinics?

As you might be aware, there’s not a strong perception regarding methadone and Suboxone clinics, neither from the medical community nor the general public. Still, many people rely on the services of these clinics, and the treatment helps keep them alive rather than descend farther down the rabbit hole of continued heroin or prescription opioid …

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Understanding Acute Heroin Withdrawal and Heroin Detox: A Guide for Parents

Understanding Acute Heroin Withdrawal and Heroin Detox: A Guide for Parents

More parents than ever before have had to come to terms with their child becoming addicted to heroin, in the wake of the opioid epidemic that quickly turned into the heroin epidemic after the summer of 2013. Overdose deaths are higher than ever in the United States, and parents in California and across the country …

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Drug and Alcohol Detox for Your Son or Daughter: First Steps for Parents to Take to Get Your Child Addiction Help

If your son or daughter has fallen into a bad crowd and began abusing drugs or alcohol, you may be wondering how to help them. Most people will say that the first step to recovery is admitting you have a problem. This is probably the truest statement ever made about addiction recovery. If you don’t …

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Heroin And Painkiller Detox: Timelines for Opioid Withdrawal

Individuals in treatment for substance abuse usually do not feel better immediately. Many believe that just getting through the initial phases of heroin or painkiller withdrawal treatment is the most important component of recovery. Even though enduring the primary stages of heroin withdrawal or opioid withdrawal is the first step in the process of recovery, …

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Medications That May Be Used In Alcohol And Opioid Detox

Medications That May Be Used In Alcohol And Opioid Detox

Therapy is critical in addressing emotions and working through the underlying causes of an addiction. Just as important is incorporating medications in addiction treatment. Medications can help individuals defeat the physical confinement of substance dependency fostered as a result of their addiction. Read below for a comprehensive understanding of the medications used to help individuals …

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