Tag Archives: Detox

  • Methadone Detox: Get off Long-Term Methadone Use
    Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

    Methadone Detox: Get off Long-Term Methadone Use

    If you’ve been using methadone for opioid replacement therapy or have been on long-term methadone use, it IS possible to get off this highly addictive pharmaceutical drug. If you are a parent or loved one of someone whose life...
  • Addiction to Codeine: Detox, Treatment and Rehab for Opioids
    Monday, May 21st, 2018

    Addiction to Codeine: Detox, Treatment and Rehab for Opioids

    Codeine is a mild opiate, typically prescribed as a minor pain reliever or cough suppressant. When patients use it as prescribed, codeine is relatively safe. However, when codeine is used recreationally and in combination with alcohol or other narcotics,...
  • How Long Does Alcohol Detox Take?
    Monday, March 12th, 2018

    How Long Does Alcohol Detox Take?

    The stages of alcohol withdrawal, while unique for each individual, follow a familiar pattern. Some call this pattern an alcohol withdrawal timeline. When those trying to overcome alcohol dependency use this timeline, it can help them map their path...
  • How Long Should You Stay on Suboxone?
    Friday, October 13th, 2017

    How Long Should You Stay on Suboxone?

    What Is Suboxone? Suboxone is the brand name for the drug buprenorphine. Ingredients of Suboxone are either buprenorphine alone or combined with naloxone. It can be taken either as a tablet placed under the tongue until it melts or...
  • It’s Easier to Stay Sober Than it is to Get Sober
    Thursday, October 5th, 2017

    It’s Easier to Stay Sober Than it is to Get Sober

    The decision to enter rehab for an addiction typically comes after a great deal of loss and suffering. People struggling with substance abuse often wind up maintaining their habits as long as possible. Once the situation is no longer...
  • What Does ‘Continuum of Care’ Mean in Addiction Treatment?
    Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

    What Does ‘Continuum of Care’ Mean in Addiction Treatment?

    To fully understand what continuum of care means in addiction treatment, one must first understand what is meant by continuum. A continuum is a collection, a whole set, that has a progressive sequence. Each point in the progression varies...