How A Mobile Pharmacy Provides 24/7 Care

How A Mobile Pharmacy Provides 24/7 Care

A mobile pharmacy has many advantages when working in conjunction with an addiction treatment center. Mobile Pharmacies provide fast and convenient service for anyone needing a medical detox, as well as for those who are receiving medication-assisted treatment. A...

What is Narcan? FAQs About This Life-Saving Drug

What is Narcan? FAQs About This Life-Saving Drug

You may have heard of the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone, which is sold under the brand name Narcan. But what is Narcan, and how does it reverse an opioid overdose? Is it safe? Effective? Where do you buy it? Here are some answers to the most...

Steroid Withdrawal

Steroid Withdrawal

Steroid withdrawal isn't particularly dangerous, but it can be very uncomfortable. Ending steroid abuse, addiction and dependence is essential for preventing devastating health effects down the road, which for men include decreased sperm count, shrinking...

How Long Does Withdrawal Last?

How Long Does Withdrawal Last?

How long does withdrawal last? That's a question every treatment center hears on a daily basis. Withdrawal, after all, is dreaded by every individual who has an addiction, whether it's to nicotine or heroin. How long withdrawal lasts depends on a number of factors,...

What’s It like to Detox from Opioids?

What’s It like to Detox from Opioids?

Detoxing from opioids isn't a walk in the park, but it's not impossible, and with the right support it also doesn’t have to be miserable. Because a person's body and brain are so adapted to the presence of opioids, they will experience opioid detox symptoms when they...

Detox Can Help You End Addiction for Good

Detox Can Help You End Addiction for Good

This is the final article of the four-part series What to Expect During Detox. Read part three, What to Expect from a Professional Detox Program. According to the Principles of Effective Treatment outlined by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, detox alone does...

What to Expect From a Professional Detox Program

What to Expect From a Professional Detox Program

This is part three of the series What to Expect During Detox. Read part two, Withdrawal Symptoms Associated With Detox. Riverside, California, offers a number of detox programs, but not all detox centers are created equal. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental...

Withdrawal Symptoms Associated With Detox

Withdrawal Symptoms Associated With Detox

This is part two of the series What to Expect During Detox. Read part one, What, Exactly, Is Detox? Different drugs produce different detox symptoms during withdrawal, but not everyone experiences all of the possible symptoms of withdrawal from any particular drug....

What Is Detox, Exactly?

What Is Detox, Exactly?

If you've developed a dependence on drugs or alcohol, the first step of addiction treatment will be detoxification, but what is detox? Detox ends the physical dependence on a substance so that brain function can begin to return to normal and you can focus on getting...