Managing Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Symptoms

Managing Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Symptoms

More than 30 percent of opioid drug overdoses in the United States involve benzodiazepines. Benzodiazepine is a sedative used to treat anxiety, panic attacks, seizures, restless leg syndrome, and help with insomnia. If someone becomes addicted, benzodiazepines and...
Detoxification Timeline for Both Drug and Alcohol Addiction

Detoxification Timeline for Both Drug and Alcohol Addiction

Detoxification has a prevalent meaning in our popular culture, best expressed here by Gaiam, the popular online shop for all things yoga: “Basically, detoxification means cleaning the blood.” But we are not speaking about the detoxes that involve sludge-like...
Tips for Combatting Your Fear of the Drug Detox Process

Tips for Combatting Your Fear of the Drug Detox Process

Change is frightening, and because detoxing means change, it’s naturally a scary thing for addicts to face. But detox is an integral first step on the road to sobriety, and if you’ve decided that it’s time to get clean, then you’re going to have to face this...
Detox Your Life

Detox Your Life

Drug detox centers do not just help people physically recover from their addiction; they help people heal, spiritually and emotionally, with the added benefit of a fuller wallet. Physical Benefits of Drug Detox Centers The initial detox process is very physically...
Why You Need to Detox

Why You Need to Detox

Drug Detox is one of the first things recommended in a program for recovery, but not many people think about why and what makes it so necessary. Some people believe that it would be easier to stop taking drugs cold turkey to overcome their addiction. But it’s not as...
Discussing Medication-Assisted Drug Detoxes

Discussing Medication-Assisted Drug Detoxes

Rehab and drug detox centers are supposed to be safe spaces. The physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing of the patient is always our top priority. In this article, we’ll look at medication-assisted drug detox, and challenge some of the stigma associated with this...