Detox, Rehab & Facility Articles

JetBlue names Stacy Riordan Healthcare Hero

jetBlue Healthcare Hero Stacy Riordanin:
The Haven Detox is proud to announce that our Director of Nursing, Stacy Riordan, was chosen as the Grand Prize winner of JetBlue’s Healthcare Heroes sweepstakes. She was chosen because, “Stacy is currently a managing nurse in the detox department of a drug and alcohol rehab center in West Palm Beach Florida. Stacy continues to...

The Haven Detox Launches new Alumni App

in:
We here at The Haven Detox are thrilled to announce that we have a new tool for our alumni to help continue their recovery. With the The Haven Detox Alumni App, our alumni know that our community of like minded individuals are just a click away. We are committed to support our alumni for the...

Medications to Treat Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

in:
Physical dependency on alcohol is one of the most challenging issues a person going through the recovery process may have to overcome. Alcohol withdrawal symptoms are often difficult to cope with, and they also pose direct physical risks to those going through a detoxification. Under such circumstances, it’s wise to consider a medication-assisted recovery. Let’s...

Morphine Side Effects, Withdrawal and Detox

in:
Morphine is a narcotic pain reliever that was first developed in 1805 and widely used during the Civil War. Today, it is available in tablet, liquid, and injectable forms and is used to treat both acute and chronic pain. As one of the oldest opioid medications that are still in use, it has a particularly...

Fentanyl Side Effects, Withdrawal and Detox

in:
Fentanyl is a drug that is widely considered one of the strongest painkillers known to mankind. In fact, it is believed to be between 50 to 100 times stronger than morphine. It also has a structural analog known as carfentanil that’s believed to be more than 10,000 times as potent as morphine and strong enough...

Dilaudid: Side Effects, Withdrawal & Detox

in:
Dilaudid is the brand name of a derivative of morphine that’s generically known as hydromorphone. It is a narcotic that’s regularly used as an analgesic, meaning doctors prescribe it as a painkiller. As is the case with many drugs derived from morphine, Dilaudid has a high propensity for both addiction and habit formation. Similarly, it...

Codeine: Side Effects, Withdrawal & Detox

in:
Codeine is a prescription medication that is typically used to manage pain and coughing. It is classified as an opioid, or a narcotic, drug, and it is only considered legal for you to take it if a doctor prescribes it specifically to help treat a diagnosed health condition. Like other opioids, this drug works by...

Demerol Side Effects, Withdrawal and Detox

in:
Demerol, or meperidine, is an opioid pain reliever that can be given as an injection or taken orally as a tablet or liquid. Unlike some other narcotics, Demerol is only meant to treat sudden, acute episodes of pain that are of a moderate to severe intensity. It is not intended for the treatment of chronic,...

Klonopin Side Effects, Withdrawal and Detox

in:
Klonopin is a drug that belongs in a class of drugs known as benzodiazepines, which are generally considered to be sedatives. Klonopin works by calming the brain centers and nervous system, and for that reason, it is popularly used by physicians to treat seizures, convulsions, and epilepsy symptoms. It is also sometimes prescribed for individuals...

Opioids vs Opiates

in:
The words “opiate” and “opioid” are often used interchangeably. However, there is a technical difference in the composition of the two drug variants. Looking at their differences can help drug users and others better understand the modern opioid crisis. Opiates and Opioids Defined The term “opiate” is generally used to refer to substances derived from...
Call Now ButtonCall Now

The Haven Detox is closely monitoring the outbreak of a respiratory illness (COVID-19) caused by a novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). We are in full compliance with all CDC,  Department of Public Health and Joint Commission infectious disease standards and regulations.  The Haven Detox will remain vigilant and work proactively to ensure the highest safety and quality standards for all of the patients we serve.  For the latest news and information on the coronavirus, please visit the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention’s website Click Here