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What Are The Similarities and Differences between CBT and DBT?

April 19, 2024
Evidence-based therapies are fundamental treatment options for most mental health and treatment professionals. Understanding the similarities and differences…

Expecting Mothers and Opioid Abuse

April 5, 2024
Women with an opioid use disorder (OUD) have unique clinical needs, especially pregnant women. Expecting mothers and opioid abuse require special considerati…

7 Signs of High Functioning Addiction

March 15, 2024
A particular population of people who are experiencing a drug or alcohol use disorder may continue to function, and perform daily responsibilities. However, …

Can Someone Die from Cocaine Withdrawal?

March 1, 2024
Treatment centers typically begin their services with medical detox to treat the challenging symptoms of drug withdrawal. When the brain and body are engaged…

How Long Does It Take To Detox From Cocaine?

February 16, 2024
Cocaine is a highly addictive stimulant that users smoke, snort, or inject to receive an intense euphoric high and an increase in energy and alertness. Toler…

What Do I Look For When Choosing A Rehab?

February 2, 2024
Deciding to seek treatment for a substance use disorder ignites the complex and sometimes problematic journey to achieve sobriety. First, choosing a rehab ce…

What is Gender-Specific Rehab?

January 19, 2024
A growing advancement in drug and alcohol treatment programs is gender-specific rehab programs. Gender-specific programs meet patients’ needs with diff…

Risks of At-Home Cocaine Detox

January 5, 2024
The risks of cocaine detox at home far outweigh any misconceptions of viability and safety. Cocaine withdrawal can be very uncomfortable and physically and m…

Xanax Addiction: Signs, Effects and Detox

December 15, 2023
Xanax is a central nervous system depressant belonging to the benzodiazepine class of drugs. Typically, benzodiazepines are safe for short-term use, with doc…

Heroin: Abuse, Detox, and Withdrawal

December 1, 2023
Heroin addiction is tenacious, and relapse rates can reach 60%. Heroin withdrawal is intensely uncomfortable, which makes quitting very challenging. Professi…

Fentanyl’s Short and Long-Term Effects

November 17, 2023
Fentanyl is 50 times stronger than heroin and 100 times more potent than morphine; therefore, concerns over the rise of fentanyl abuse in Atlanta are legitim…

Alcoholism And Sleep Disorders

November 3, 2023
Researchers finding a connection between alcoholism and sleep are trying to educate the public with their findings. Many people hold on to the belief that al…
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