Category: Sobriety Resources

Understanding Benzodiazepines Addiction and Benzo Drug Treatment

Benzodiazepines is a prescription drug also commonly known as “benzos”. This prescription drug is used to treat anxiety, seizures, and panic attacks. This medication does have the ability to treatment mental health disorders, but it can also become highly addictive. Benzos have been labeled as scheduled IV drugs under the Controlled Substances Act in order

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A popular party drug from the 70’s is back on the scene, find out how to spot an addict and all you need to know about cocaine treatment

Despite the United States banning this popular party drug, it resurfaced in the late 70’s to become a fixture in the party scene. This popular party drug is also known as cocaine. During the 70’s the popularity of this substance use made it widely accepted in social settings similar to marijuana and alcohol. Millions of

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What was once a safe treatment for ADHD has become an substance abuse epidemic: The facts about Adderall Drug Treatment

For individuals who struggle with ADHD, this stimulant has shown to improve attention and focus. This stimulant is Adderall and once considered a successful therapeutic intervention for those individuals diagnosed with ADHD until the medication became highly abused. Adderall binds together norepinephrine and dopamine receptors in the brain as well as epinephrine receptors in the

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Weed is being legalized in more places everyday, marijuana abuse is still a problem and requires drug treatment

In 2015 National Institute on Drug Abuse report a staggering statistic that approximately 4 million people in the United States met diagnostic criteria for a marijuana disorder. Marijuana is a substance that goes by many names such as pot, weed, dope, grass. Despite popular belief, an individual can become addicted to marijuana and develop a

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Alcoholism and Alcohol Treatment Options: Different type of Outpatient Programs and how they work

What is An Intensive Outpatient Treatment Center? Intensive outpatient alcohol treatment center runs therapy similar to an inpatient treatment program. Intensive outpatient alcohol treatment center offers treatment at a set number of days and time per week while residential treatment is offered 24 hours per day for typically up to 30 days. Intensive outpatient alcohol

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Drug and Alcohol Treatment, how to know when you need it and what to expect

What is An Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center? Drug and alcohol treatment also referred commonly referred to as drug treatment or alcohol treatment is available for those who desire help. Drug and alcohol treatment have multiple levels of care to meet an individual where they are. The highest level of drug and alcohol treatment

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Heroin: The risks, the symptoms and the treatment

High Risks of Heroin Use Heroin is a commonly abused substance not only in our community in New Jersey but the nation. Heroin belongs in the opiate family and originated from the opium poppy plant that comes from morphine. Heroin addiction is responsible for taking thousands of lives every year and the numbers continue to

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Everything you need to know about Opioid Drug Treatment

Damaging Effects of Opioid Abuse 2 million Americans use opioids and more than 90 Americans die by Opioid overdose every day, on average reported by National Institute on Drug Abuse. are highly addictive, and opioid abuse has become a local and national crisis effecting communities and our nation as whole. The opioid epidemic has become

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