June 30, 2008
An outpatient treatment program is a program in which you continue staying at home, but visit the treatment center regularly for treatment. This is definitely a convenient mode of treatment because no one likes to be isolated during the treatment, but in case of addiction treatment, the situation becomes tricky. Read more
April 26, 2008
Substance abuse is not a new happening for humankind, because intoxicating ingredients were available to humankind ever since human history began, and maybe even before that. However, though we cannot say that our ancestors took these ingredients in moderation, we can safely say that the amount of substance abuse has increased since the past few years. The most common substance abuses are drug addiction and alcohol addiction.
April 18, 2008
Many people don’t think of over the counter drugs being addictive, but the fact is that many people abuse an over the counter cough and cold medicine called dextromethorphan. Generally this drug otherwise known as DXM, is abused by teenagers and young adults looking for an expensive and easy to access high.
April 14, 2008
For all practical purposes, substance abuse treatment programs employ a three-stage agenda — detoxification, followed by treatment, and finally relapse prevention. There are three forms of treatment programs that are the subject of this content, namely programs that us medicinal treatment, behavioral treatments, and treatment programs within the criminal justice system.
March 24, 2008
It may sound odd but substance abusers must enter into a substance abusers treatment programs. It may seem obvious but what substance abusers do not know or what they choose not to believe is that they are substance abusers and professional treatment is necessary for them at a substance abusers rehab program. Read more
March 22, 2008
Our treatment facilities offer the most attentive care. We tailor a substance abuse recovery program to each addict. No matter what their needs, we have a method of treatment. You can rely on our experience. We know that you are suffering, and we want to help. Our history of success treating drug abuse has given us a knowledge base that we are proud of. We approach care from a long term standpoint. Addiction was not an immediate reaction to drug abuse. It took time to develop. We don’t expect addiction recovery to be a reaction to joining our drug abuse treatment program. That will take time to develop as well. Read more
March 19, 2008
Ecstasy is a drug that is associated with strong emotional feelings of well-being and warmth. It is one of the drugs that people refer to as club drugs, because they are often used at all-night raves, in clubs, bars, at concerts, and at dance parties. Ecstasy is a dangerous drug on its own, but even more so when it is taken along with alcohol or other drugs. Ecstasy is usually taken in a pill form, but it’s sometimes crushed so that the user can inject or snort it. The effects of the drug usually last up to six hours, though unpleasant side effects can occur for much longer. Read more