Emergency Rooms and Withdrawal: Can They Help?

The Role of Emergency Rooms and Withdrawal In this article, we’ll address a few of the issues surrounding the role of emergency rooms and withdrawal including: Withdrawal in an Emergency Room Choosing Treatment To Help Manage Withdrawal Detox and Addiction Recovery Treatment It’s probably well-known that emergency rooms are equipped to handle patients going through…

How to Ease Methadone Addiction Withdrawal Symptoms

How to Ease Methadone Addiction Withdrawal Symptoms

The synthetic opiate Methadone is commonly used to help people addicted to opiates to break the cycle of addiction. Essentially a form replacement therapy, methadone has had success in helping people who have cravings to eliminate their need for opiates. Methadone can do this without delivering the detrimental effects of narcotics. However, there is a…

what are the different types of alcoholics

What Are the Different Types of Alcoholics?

In 2007, there was a report released from National Institutes Of Health which, at the time, was led by Dr. Howard B. Moss who served as the Associate Director for Clinical and Translational Research at NIAAA. This report identified five different types of alcoholics. This report has served as a guideline in the evaluation process…

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Does Addiction Treatment Require a Higher Power?

Addiction treatment is an area already engulfed in many debates as to what approach is most effective, but no debate has been more heated than the discussions on the controversial role of 12-step programs. For those looking for non religious AA programs, the 12 step program is a touchy subject. The 12-step program is based…

Six Questions to Ask Your Insurance Company About Paying for Outpatient Therapy

Insurance Coverage for Outpatient Treatment One proactive step to Rehab is to talk to your insurance provider to see if your insurance plan provides for outpatient treatment for addiction. Since one of the most complicated parts of selecting a rehab or outpatient treatment facility is figuring out how to pay for it, exploring your options…