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The different types of Heroin Treatment | South Florida Drug Rehab

Every day, people who use heroin attempt to quit using the drug on their own without seeking heroin treatment. Few however, succeed, and end up relapsing as a result due to the powerful, addictive nature of this dangerous opiate. Learn More: Intro to Heroin Detox Simply put, heroin addiction is [...]

2017-06-30T16:19:11+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Addiction, Detox, Drug Addiction, Recovery, Rehabilitation|

Medication Assisted Heroin Addiction Treatment | Florida Drug Rehab

A variety of effective treatments are available for heroin addiction, including both behavioral and pharmacological (medications). Both approaches help to restore a degree of normalcy to brain function and behavior, resulting in increased employment rates and lower risk of HIV and other diseases and criminal behavior. Although behavioral and medication-assisted [...]

2017-06-29T15:24:02+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Addiction, Controlled Substances, Detox, Drug Addiction, Recovery, Rehabilitation|

Heroin Detox Symptoms | What to Look For

While heroin detox symptoms are not lethal, they can be quite unpleasant and can trigger a relapse. That is why it is crucial to endure this period if one is determined to quit abusing the drug. Read More: Heroin Detox Medications Withdrawal often brings the following heroin detox symptoms anxiety [...]

2017-06-25T13:41:38+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Addiction, Detox, Drug Addiction, Recovery, Rehabilitation|

Heroin Detox Medications

The U.S. Food and Drug administration approved buprenorphine (branded drugs include Suboxone and Subutex) as heroin detox medications for the use of opioid withdrawal and as a maintenance therapy. Learn More: Introduction to the Heroin Detox Process How do heroin detox medications work? In terms of the withdrawal process, these [...]

2017-06-25T13:19:20+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Addiction, Detox, Drug Addiction, Prescription Drugs, Rehabilitation|

The process of heroin detox | Introduction

Heroin detox is a very difficult process to endure for many. This country is currently engulfed in a heroin epidemic, as millions of people are abusing the drug. Heroin is an opiate drug that suppresses some of the functions of the central nervous system, like heart rate, blood pressure, respiration, [...]

2017-06-25T12:58:18+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Addiction, Detox, Drug Addiction, Rehabilitation|

How to Address an Oxycodone Addiction

In this segment, we are going to discuss oxycodone addiction, how the drug affects the human body, and the various types of treatments that are available to those who may have found themselves physically dependent on the medication. Learn More: Overcome Oxycodone Addiction What is Oxycodone? Oxycodone is an opioid [...]

Seeking Treatment for Oxycodone Addiction

Many Americans have developed an oxycodone addiction - or at bare minimum, a dependency, on the prescription pain medication. If you think you or a loved one may be struggling with oxycodone addiction, read on to help in determining what the best course of action may be in order to [...]

What are benzos and are they addictive?

Benzodiazepines, also referred to as benzos, are a class of agents that work on the central nervous system, acting selectively on gamma-aminobutyric acid-A (GABA-A) receptors in the brain. GABA is a neurotransmitter that inhibits or reduces the activity of nerve cells (neurons) within the brain. Benzodiazepines open GABA-activated chloride channels, [...]

2017-06-21T14:55:48+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Addiction, Controlled Substances, Drug Addiction, Prescription Drugs|

Drug Overdose Deaths Hit Record Numbers (Data Provided)

(for full data, see attachment at end of article) Drug overdose deaths have continued with a steady increase in recent years, while the opioid crisis shifts from taking lives with painkillers like oxycodone to more lethal compounds like heroin and fentanyl, new data show. Overall, the rate of fatal overdoses [...]

2017-06-15T12:39:06+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Addiction, Drug Addiction, Drug Information, News, Prescription Drugs|

The benefits of outpatient addiction treatment

There are many forms of addiction treatment available, and some may not be as well suited to you or your loved one as others might be. Let's take a look at one form of treatment that is becoming increasingly popular due to its convenience and ease of access. What is [...]

2017-06-15T01:30:35+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Alcohol Addiction, Drug Addiction, Recovery, Rehabilitation|