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What to Expect With Methamphetamine Withdrawal

Withdrawal is not a one-size-fits-all experience. Alcohol withdrawal is different from heroin withdrawal and heroin withdrawal is different from methamphetamine withdrawal. If you have a meth addiction, here’s what you can expect when you finally choose to get clean. What Is Methamphetamine? Methamphetamines are classified as stimulants and speed up your body’s metabolism. Your central …

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Detoxing From Alcohol: What to Expect

Deciding to sober clean can be scary, especially when you know what the first step of detoxing entails. However, detox is necessary for treating alcoholism. Alcohol detox may be painful, uncomfortable, and life-threatening. It is not enough to know the general stories regarding alcohol detox – everyone’s detox and withdrawal experience will differ. Knowing what …

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Explaining the 12-Steps

12-step programs are increasingly popular in addiction recovery circles because they have been proven to work for the various individuals that have gone through them. For this reason, the 12-steps have remained the same since they were published. Explaining them in detail can help any person considering a 12-step program take the first step towards …

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What is Sub-Acute Medical Detox and When is it Needed?

Recovery often begins with the process of detoxification, or detox. For most individuals entering treatment, sub-acute medical detox is needed because it does not require immediate attention and intense medical care – the risk of developing severe symptoms is low. Sub-acute medical detox generally occurs in a residential detox facility, intensive outpatient program (IOP), urgent …

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What is Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)?

Treatment facilities for drugs and alcohol around the United States are utilizing medication-assisted therapy (MAT) to help clients in the recovery process. When used in combination with other forms of treatment such as behavioral therapies, counseling, and alternative therapies, this can prove extremely beneficial for healing. Recovery can be sustained for the long term by …

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