Tag: drug rehab

Serious health risks can arise when heroin is discontinued abruptly. Before you decide to stop using drugs or alcohol on your own it is important to consider the health risks. Seeking professional medical care is often considered best practice. Generally due to the standards, supervision, and protocols put in place to keep individuals safe in treatment most families agree.

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Mixing Alcohol and Prescription Painkillers It has become pretty common knowledge that mixing alcohol and prescription pills is a lethal practice, what with all of the overdose-related deaths that have been accumulating over the course of the past several years throughout the vast majority of the nation. Unfortunately, it is all too easy to brush

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The fear of an overdose is – or should be – ever present for heroin users. However, the serious health risks of abusing heroin include more than the horrifying possibility of an overdose. The earlier heroin users enter drug rehab, the sooner they can protect the systems of the body that are damaged by heroin

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Taking a Semester Off for Drug Rehab Is Always a Good Idea One of the most short-sighted excuses for why a person would delay or not go to drug rehab is the excuse of school and/or college, “I cannot take a semester off to go to drug rehab”. There really isn’t an argument to be

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Your Sisters Wedding Is Not a Good Excuse to Skip Drug Treatment If I had a dime for every time someone tried to use their sister’s wedding as an excuse for not going to drug rehab I would have enough money to pay for all of my sister’s weddings and I have 3 of them!

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The Best Drug Rehab Will Have a Staff of Addicts Let me first start by saying there are treatment centers in the United States with amazing therapists and who are not in recovery themselves. Science and education today allow the average non-addicted person to gain unprecedented access to the thoughts, minds, and behaviors of addicts.

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A Rehab That Accepts Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Is Amazing. My parents had tapped out. They were done paying for my stints in drug rehab. Over 28 years they had paid for 8 different drug rehabs and they finally had enough with it draining their pocket, only for me to relapse, but

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Changing location matters when picking a drug and alcohol rehab. When it comes to drug and alcohol rehab I’m an expert. You see in the past 35 years I’m been to 9 of them. I know people who have been to the dentist less times then I have been in rehab. The first time I

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Who is On Our Side in the War on Drugs?  You would really think that everyone in the healthcare industry was as concerned as most of us are about curbing drug use in the U.S. and helping the people affected by addiction. We’re supposedly fighting this war on drugs, but are we fighting a losing

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Using Drugs to Treat Drug Addiction Treatment for substance abuse is a complex field with many options and theories out there. One that is always a subject of debate is using drugs as a treatment for substance abuse. There are many variations of this – from using drugs in a medical setting to help ease

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