Your loved one is taking the first step to recovery: Detox. It won’t be an easy process. Are you prepared to help them? It might be hard to watch them suffer through it, but it’s even harder to watch them suffer through substance abuse. You want to help them any way you can, but are […]Read More
Plenty of people adhere to the old adage that, “If you want it something done right, you have do it yourself.” But when it comes to detoxing, that’s hardly the best method. Online Detox Products Strike Again The latest example of DIY detox is Hot Detox, a product primarily sold online. It’s touted as an […]Read More
Inpatient detox is first step in safely withdrawing from drugs and alcohol. The process can last anywhere from three days to two weeks – it ultimately depends on the drugs abused, the severity of addiction and how the you respond to the process. Generally speaking, addictions to alcohol, opiates and poly-substances will require a longer […]Read More
The decision to quit drinking or using drugs is often a voluntary one. For others, the decision is made after intervention efforts on behalf of family, friends or the legal system. Despite the circumstances, you know you need help and one of your very first questions might be, “Do I need an inpatient rehab or […]Read More
Dual Diagnosis is the term used to describe someone who has been diagnosed with both alcohol or drug addiction and a mental health condition like depression, eating disorders, PTSD, bipolar disorder, or other conditions. It’s a fairly common diagnosis, as mental conditions and addiction often go hand in hand. According to the Journal of the American Medical […]Read More
After years and years of drinking, the constant alcohol abuse takes a serious toll on your body and overall health. By far, alcohol-related brain damage is one of the most devastating results of alcoholism. This unique form of brain damage is known as Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome, also referred to as “wet brain.” What is Wet Brain? […]Read More
Every single day people die from alcohol withdrawal. A large number of these deaths are brought on by people trying to detox at home. Shortly after singer Amy Winehouse died, her family revealed that her death was caused by going cold turkey at home. So, what makes alcohol withdrawal so incredibly dangerous? Alcohol detox, many […]Read More
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