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What Type of Environment Is There at an Addiction Detox Center?

Every addiction detox center differs. Some are more along the lines of a hospital setting, whereas others resemble a luxury destination. Regardless of what the facility looks like, you are there for treatment– not a vacation. There will be a doctor, nurse, psychiatrist, counselors, case managers, and technicians. Each and every one of these individuals …

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Intervention help tips for families dealing with addiction

Family members sometimes become addicted to various substances including drugs, alcohol and even pornography. Depending on the severity of the addiction, some may struggle to control their lives, so they may face serious consequences if they prioritize their addictions. When the addiction becomes debilitating, you and other family members may seek an intervention. If you …

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Who Should Carry Naloxone?

Naloxone is a medication capable of counteracting the effects of an opioid overdose. It is typically administered via injection, but can also be given by inhalation or intranasally. Naloxone has been in use since the 1960’s and over time has saved many lives. But with fentanyl dramatically increasing the number of overdoses in recent years, …

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