Detox, Rehab & Facility Articles

How to Hold an Intervention

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The feeling that it might be necessary to hold an intervention in order to address concerns about someone who has an addiction problem can seem troubling. When a loved one or friend needs help, you want the best for them. Making the leap from worrying about a person to starting a structured process of intervention,...

How to Stay Sober this Summer

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Now that summer is officially here, it’s time to enjoy the sunshine and bring out the barbeque with friends and family. For recovering addicts, this season can be a difficult time to practice sobriety when the temptations seem to be magnified. Luckily, if you have gone through drug and alcohol treatment, you have the tools...

The Silent Nature of Opioid Addiction

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Opioids are a drug class that includes heroin, as well as powerful pain relievers, such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, codeine, morphine, fentanyl, and many others. Today prescription opioids fill American’s medicine cabinets; and sadly, opioid overdoses now kill more Americans every year than car accidents. In 2016, more than 64,000 people died from drug overdoses including...

Dangers of Mixing Xanax and Alcohol

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In the stressful world that we live in, many people have turned to Xanax (alprazolam) to get some relief from anxiety. Xanax is the 13th most commonly prescribed psychiatric drug medication in the United States, and nearly 42 million Americans are taking the drug. Every year, 22,000 people die from complications involving prescription medications. Approximately...

Parkland Shooting Highlights Need for More Psychiatric Care

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The recent mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas School in Parkland, Florida, has brought the issue of mental health and its relationship to gun violence into the forefront of public attention. The shooter, a 19-year-old young man with a history of psychological and behavioral problems, was apprehended by police and will eventually be brought to...

Detox Treatments for Drugs with Worst Withdrawal Symptoms

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Drugs with the Worst Withdrawal Symptoms How They can be Treated with Medical Detox One of the most worrisome prospects that comes with trying to quit any drug is the possibility of going through withdrawal. It’s important to be aware of what withdrawal symptoms accompany particular drugs, especially in instances where going off a specific...

Signs and Symptoms of Alcoholism

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The disease of alcoholism affects 17.6 million people in the United States. The impact of alcohol dependency causes significant problems for people in many different areas of their lives. In addition to the personal and professional toll alcohol consumption takes, the human body suffers tremendously from years of chronic drinking. The liver, in particular, may...

FAQ: Detox Programs

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Detoxification, commonly called detox, is the process of cleansing the body of whichever substance the recipient is addicted to. Detox is the first and most crucial step toward recovery. It can be dangerous, even deadly depending on the substance, without proper treatment. Choosing which treatment center’s detox program you enter into is equally as important...

Quality Care

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At The Haven Detox, you will always receive the quality care you deserve because our commitment to our patients is like no other facility around. We are continuously developing our treatment process, our management team, and researching the after effects of our program on our successful clients who have graduated our program. At The Haven...