Posts Tagged ‘drug addiction’
Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)
Opioid overdoses are on the rise today. Several individuals are dying from opioids. In 2021 there was a 28.5% increase during a 12-month period of individuals having drug overdoses. In 2021 75,673 individuals were determined to be addicted to opioids. This continues to rise if we do not get a grip on drug use in…Read More
Detoxing from Drug Addiction
When I hear the word detox, I remember the multiple times I tried to get clean from methamphetamine. The walk to get off any drug is different per person. Detoxing not only causes acute symptoms an individual will have post-acute symptoms. Please remember that there are facilities that will help you start the walk of…Read More
A Personal Account of Addiction Treatment
While entering my first addiction rehab, I was scared, broken, and beaten by my drug addiction. I had no idea there was such a thing as rehab and was unfamiliar with how it worked. The facility I went to back in 2005 is no longer open, but it helped aid my path in eventually finding…Read More
New Year, New You!
Did you bring in the New Year sober or addicted? This year I brought in the New Year sober and with my kids. Enjoying these little moments was the most breathtaking experience. Let me stop and say addiction ate up my life. My addiction caused me to miss holidays, school events, doctor appointments, and days…Read More
How Do I Know if I Need Detox?
The detox process starts when individuals who are dealing with addiction or dependency issues quit using a particular substance. Typically, detox refers to a formal detoxification program overseen by medical professionals for safety and comfort. By asking some key questions, it will be clear who needs detox and why this step is so important on…Read More
Is Holistic Drug Rehab Successful?
At first glance, there is no question that holistic rehab is an appealing prospect. However, the primary concern is that holistic treatment centers won’t be as effective as more traditional facilities. In reality, the opposite is often true, and holistic drug rehab can absolutely be successful in the treatment of addiction. Defining Holistic Drug Rehabilitation…Read More