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Your Guide to Medically Assisted Detox

Your Guide to Medically Assisted Detox

By on Oct 26, 2018 in Addiction, Alcoholism, Blog, Detox, Recovery

Detoxification is a complex process that aims to remove the chemical drug from a person’s body. To understand what a person goes through when undergoing detox, it’s important to recognize just how much drugs and alcohol change the physical makeup of an individual. When the body becomes accustomed to an addictive substance, eliminating it can produce a wide of...

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Problems Women Face in Recovery and How to Handle Them

Problems Women Face in Recovery and How to Handle Them

By on Aug 29, 2018 in Addiction, Alcoholism, Blog, Detox, Recovery

Being a woman brings challenges that men will never understand. We clutch our keys like knives when we walk to our cars. We cross the street from shady looking men. Naturally, a woman’s experience in recovery is different from a man’s experience. Some things to consider about addiction and women: The gap is closing between the percentage of men who struggle with...

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How Do Overdoses Happen?

How Do Overdoses Happen?

By on Aug 20, 2018 in Addiction, Alcoholism, Blog, Detox

An overdose is when a person takes more of a substance than their body can handle. Scientifically, overdoses happen when a person’s metabolism cannot detoxify the substance quickly enough. One factor that can lead to overdoses is insensitivity to a prescribed or illicit drug. If the effects of a drug wear off, a person might take more to achieve the effect. If they...

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What to Expect During Detox

What to Expect During Detox

By on Oct 6, 2017 in Blog, Detox

If you are dependent on a substance, the first few days after giving it up can be intimidating. Knowing what to expect in detox can prepare you mentally and reassure you that you are not the first to go through this. Many people have experienced the same symptoms and come through it. Be reassured that detox does not last forever. There are stages, and some of the...

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