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Courage Gives You Confidence

Getting clean can be a scary time. First, you have to admit you have a problem. Then you have to go through detox, which might be awful. After that, the long road of recovery begins. You might have to spend some time in an unfamiliar place, with unfamiliar people, talking about uncomfortable subjects. When youRead More

When Do I Intervene in a Loved One’s Drug Use?

When it comes to intervening in a loved one’s drug use, sooner is better. The longer the use continues, the more likely it will become a serious addiction. As long as the addiction continues, the addict’s work and family life will suffer, her health will deteriorate, and when she finally does get treatment, detox willRead More

Dangers of Synthetic Drugs

One strategy drug makers use in pursuit of profit is to stay one step ahead of legislation. They will make a drug and sell it until it causes enough damage to be outlawed, then they will change the chemical structure slightly so it’s not technically illegal and usually not identifiable by drug tests. The cycleRead More

How Many People Have Died of Overdose?

About 64,000 people died of drug overdose in 2016, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This number includes overdoses from all drugs the CDC tracks. Deaths from overdose have been increasing since 1999. In that year, fewer than 20,000 people died from overdose. This number increased steadily until 2011, when more thanRead More

Will Suboxone Get Me High?

Suboxone, buprenorphine and naloxone, is a drug used in treating opioid addiction. Buprenorphine is a partial opioid agonist, which means, like methadone, it acts on the brain’s opioid receptors. Buprenorphine and methadone, because they are partial opioid agonists, don’t kill pain or cause euphoria to the extent of other opioids but they do prevent cravingsRead More

Detox Will Help You Stay Sober

Detox will help you get sober, which is the first step in staying sober. Withdrawal symptoms can be painful or even dangerous and they often drive people to relapse even before recovery has really started. Detox will get you through the difficult initial stage in which your body is getting rid of the drug. ThisRead More

Can We Prevent Addiction in Our Family?

Addiction is never completely avoidable. Even loving, conscientious parents can fail to notice an issue that might lead to addiction. Sometimes circumstances are just beyond your control. There are, however, some ways to limit the chances that someone in your family will become addicted. Set a good example. If you don’t want your kids toRead More

Be Sensitive to your Senses in Early Sobriety

Perhaps the most important part of recovery is figuring out what your triggers are and how to deal with them. A trigger can be almost anything–a place, such as a favorite bar, certain people you used to get high with, or any situation that causes you stress or anxiety. Sensory triggers can be very strong,Read More

Will My Detox Center Offer Other Forms of Treatment?

Much of the treatment you receive in a detox center will be standard medical treatment. You give a medical history when you are admitted. You get get IV fluids and vitamins to stabilize you. You get prescription medications to treat your anxiety and other withdrawal symptoms. You will talk to a therapist. All of theseRead More

Why Four Loko Was Banned and Where it Isn’t

Four Loko was originally an alcoholic energy drink. It was malt liquor that contained caffeine, taurine, and guarana and sold in a 24 ounce can. It first came on the market in 2005 and was banned in many states in 2010. Several different concerns led to the ban of Four Loko. The first is thatRead More