what are signs of an overdose

What are Signs of an Overdose?

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Drug overdose deaths reached an all-time high in 2020. Learn the signs of overdose and what to do if someone overdoses. An overdose happens when someone ingests more drugs or alcohol than their body can safely process. The toxic levels build…
Suboxone Withdrawal

What Helps Suboxone Withdrawal

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Learn about what helps Suboxone withdrawal, and what to expect in treatment. When someone enters rehab to receive help for an opioid addiction they may be prescribed a drug called Suboxone. It is an MAT drug that can help reduce cravings and…
How to help a family member with addiction

How to Help a Family Member with Addiction

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Getting a loved one with a substance use disorder (SUD) the help they need. There is nothing so sad as seeing someone you care for battle a substance problem. Families know firsthand that the fallout of the SUD affects all members. Addiction…
Alcohol Tremors

Alcohol Tremors and Other Withdrawal Symptoms

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Shaking hands are just one symptom of alcohol withdrawal. It is a wake up call, that day when you first notice the hand tremors. Up until that day, it might have been easy to deny that you had a drinking problem. You function just fine. You…
How Long Does Heroin Stay in Your Urine

How Long Does Heroin Stay in Your Urine

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How Long Does Heroin Stay in Your System? Learn about How the Body Flushes Heroin From the System Urine tests are just one type of testing that can be used to detect a drug, such as heroin, in the system. Testing is used to detect substance…
What Does Fentanyl Look Like

What Does Fentanyl Look Like?

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Fentanyl is Being Smuggled Into the U.S. at an Alarming Rate If you wonder which drug is the most potent and deadly on the street today, look no further than fentanyl. In fact, handling fentanyl is so risky that police and first responders…
ambien withdrawal

How to Manage Ambien Withdrawal

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Chances are you or someone you know has an Ambien story to tell. This popular sleep aid has become famous for odd adverse effects it has on some people. These have involved sleep-eating, sleep-driving, memory lapses, seeing things, odd acts,…
flakka drug

Flakka Drug Abuse and Addiction

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Flakka is a dangerous synthetic stimulant drug. Nicknamed the Zombie drug, flakka began to catch on some years ago in Florida. Since then the drug has found its way across the U.S. This cheap stimulant is more potent than meth or cocaine. It…
Treatment For Dual Diagnosis

The Value of Residential Drug and Alcohol Treatment For Dual Diagnosis Patients

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Removing Outside Influences in Residential Rehab Perhaps it goes without saying that a residential facility has a more positive atmosphere than a hospital or clinic. After all, the setting is more relaxed and peaceful, more open and caring.…
Life After Rehab

Life after Rehab: What’s Next?

Completing a rehab program is a major accomplishment in itself—of the 23.5 million Americans who could benefit from addiction treatment, only 11 percent get the help they need.1 However, rehab is only the first step on your lifelong recovery…