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Common Treatments for Drug Abuse

Treatments for drug abuse typically factor in the physical, as well as, the psychological dependence on a substance. Unless you break both forms of addiction, it’s virtually impossible to prevent a relapse. The starting point for any treatment is detox. After that, counseling sessions continue the process. Why You Can’t Upset the Order of Treatment…

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What Drug Withdrawal Symptoms Are Like

Many people who struggle with addiction want to stop using drugs. However, they’re afraid of the withdrawal symptoms. This is an understandable fear. Drug withdrawal symptoms can be agonizing. Every drug produces different withdrawal symptoms. Individuals also experience withdrawal differently. Understanding withdrawal is important if you’re trying to quit or helping a loved one through…

The Different Types of Addiction

When people hear the word “addiction,” many automatically think of illegal substances such as cocaine or heroin. The truth is there are many types of addictions, even to legal substances such as alcohol or prescription medication. Here at Crestview Recovery, we help people suffering from all types of addiction get the help they need to…

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Opiate Withdrawal Timeline

Opiate withdrawal can be excruciating. When individuals are coming off of heroin or certain painkillers, they may begin to experience withdrawal symptoms a few hours after the last dose. Understanding the opiate withdrawal timeline is important so that you know what to expect, whether you’re helping someone through it or going through it yourself. Opiate…