Need Help Understanding Your Detox Options?
1-888-509-8965
Category > Detoxing and Sobriety
Filter By
LATEST POPULAR RECOMMENDED
Detox Should Be a Mental Matter, Too

We hear a lot about detox in recovery. After “admit there’s a problem,” it’s generally the first step you take to get sober. It’s an essential start, to cleanse your body of the toxins that have been poisoning your system. Most people know and accept this as part of the process. Many, however, miss the […]

Read More
Withdrawal: Standing By Them Through It All

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
7 Tips for a Successful Marijuana Detox

Many people believe that marijuana isn’t addictive, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. The National Institute on Drug Abuse estimates that 9 percent of those who use pot will become addicted to it, including 25 to 50 percent of those who smoke daily. About 4.2 of the 6.9 million Americans who abused illegal substances […]

Read More
Spotlight: The Cocaine Detox Process

Highly addictive and very popular, crack is a widely abused drug. Its prevalence has developed the need for crack-specific treatment programs. The most common and effective of these involves a rehabilitation center. Rehab Treatment Rehabilitation programs, or rehabs, require those in recovery to reside at a rehab center while receiving treatment. Typical residential programs last […]

Read More
The Road to Recovery: 3 Unique Stories of Detox

When you’re kicking a drug, the only thing running through your mind is how to get your hands on more of that drug. You can’t help but think that, with just one hit or one pill, all the withdrawal symptoms would stop. In the end, however, the question you have to ask yourself is: Are you sick […]

Read More
Jail Detox: Rate of Opiate Relapse Declines Post-Release

It’s well-documented that most people who are currently incarcerated suffered from some form of addiction while committing crimes. A 2010 study from CASA Columbia found that 65 percent of U.S. inmates across the country meet the medical criteria for substance abuse addiction. But while these inmates desperately need drug treatment, only 11 percent received any […]

Read More
Detox: Your First Step Toward a New Life

In today’s treatment world, an individual’s continuum of care is much more customizable than it used to be, including the detox process with options of rapid, inpatient or outpatient detox. Rapid and Inpatient Options With rapid and inpatient detox programs, medical doctors use pharmaceutical drugs to transition you through withdrawal. In most cases, you can […]

Read More
What is Outpatient Detox?

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
What to Expect Your First Day of Detox

The thought of getting sober can be scary for some. But while many are concerned about the lifestyle change, they are even more concerned about the physical symptoms they may experience during the detox process. Duration and Intensity of Symptoms TV shows such as Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew and Intervention have highlighted the worst […]

Read More
Does Dual Diagnosis Affect the Detox Process?

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
Wet Brain: A Tragic Consequence of Alcoholism

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
5 Natural Highs That Support Detox and Recovery

Personal growth is vital for detoxification and long-term recovery from addiction. Part of that growth process is learning how to alleviate negative behaviors and replace them with positive, uplifting acts. And, believe it or not, seeking out “natural highs” is a great place to start. The Role of Endorphins in Recovery Studies have shown that natural highs […]

Read More
Vipassana Meditation Makes a Big Impact During Detox

While there are several different forms of meditation out there, one in particular is establishing a good name in the addiction recovery field. Vipassana meditation works by training the mind to observe without instinctively reacting. Practitioners learn how to see things as they truly are and embrace the idea of living in the moment. This […]

Read More
Delirium Tremens: A Deadly Form of Alcohol Withdrawal

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
3 Drug Detox Myths Debunked

A number of drug detox myths have popped up over the years, often confusing addicts and family members alike. Without doing your homework, myths and misinformation can dash the hopes of drug detox success and long-term sobriety. By debunking some of the most troublesome myths, an unobstructed journey toward sobriety is possible. Let’s evaluate three […]

Read More
Detox Should Be a Mental Matter, Too

We hear a lot about detox in recovery. After “admit there’s a problem,” it’s generally the first step you take to get sober. It’s an essential start, to cleanse your body of the toxins that have been poisoning your system. Most people know and accept this as part of the process. Many, however, miss the […]

Read More

Sorry, no recommended posts found.