Alcohol Withdrawal Treatment: What Can Be Done to Ease the Pain of Withdrawal? When a person wishes to quit taking drugs or smoking, his body undergoes certain changes that may make his system go haywire. This is called withdrawal. The same can be said about people who are used to serious alcohol intake. [...]
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The 4 Stages of Alcohol Recovery What | Are they? Alcohol recovery is a long journey, and is experienced differently by different people. While their experiences, backgrounds, and lifestyles are all different, and the way they withdrawal from alcohol is different, the treatment is generally the same. Almost everyone that goes through treatment for alcohol [...]
How The 12-Steps WORK in Rehab? Alcohol Rehab and 12-Step Treatment| How They Can Work Together? In traditional alcohol rehab programs, patients have the opportunity to begin 12-step treatment as part of their treatment plan. Meeting regularly with peers in the program and learning how to work the 12 steps and remain sober with the [...]
Treatment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Trauma / PTSD | Signs and Symptoms PTSD has been successfully treated for years, whether it co-occurs with substance abuse or not. Using a variety of methods to help clients suffering from (Trauma / PTSD) face their pain and trauma. Treatment of / for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder [...]
Lawmakers Wage Aggressive Attack on Prescription Drug Abuse A Rare United Front | Bi-Partisan Support! In Maine, a rare occurrence has happened in the state legislature; a task force has taken shape that includes members from both parties and they have a common goal in mind – a formalized assault on prescription drug abuse [...]
Approaching a loved one suspected of Drug or Alcohol Issues?Discuss Substance Abuse In A Way That Places Importance On The TopicIt's a tough subject, and sometimes it's even harder to have time for a conversation that seems meaningful. Having a quick conversation in between texting and phone calls, or in the car on the way [...]
3 Types of Prescription Drug Addiction to Watch Out For But | my doctor said it was OK? There are three different classifications of prescription drugs that are highly addictive, even when you have a prescription for a legitimate reason from your doctor: stimulant addiction, opiate painkiller addiction and benzodiazepine (benzo) addiction. Therefore, there [...]
Tougher Liquor Laws on the Horizon? Alcohol and Crime Linked | Lawmakers take notice... Often a rise in addiction rates for a specific drug like crack or heroin is connected to an increase in crime. The result? A crackdown on that particular drug, usually in the form of stricter distribution and possession regulations. With increased [...]
A Way Out of Crystal Meth Addiction The choice is yours | it can all change today! There is the phase before you recognize that you need help, the time when you consider that there is a possibility that you have an addiction that requires treatment, a period when you prepare yourself for moving forward [...]
3 Different Types of Drug Rehab It can happen | the choice is yours... There are a number of different types of drug rehab programs for you to choose from if you are contemplating treatment for opiate addiction, alcohol addiction, marijuana addiction, cocaine addiction, heroin addiction or prescription drug addiction. All 3 of the different [...]