After abstaining from alcohol for just a few hours, detoxification can begin. Heavy drinkers are more likely to have withdrawal symptoms and must undergo medically assisted detox for a safe and secure experience. Before beginning detox, patients will undergo an examination to create a plan tailored to their individual needs. The evaluation includes interviews and … Read more
When it comes to drug and substance abuse treatment, finding a quality facility that will provide the medical care and support you need in your recovery is essential. While your treatment takes place, a premium facility will ensure that you have a comfortable place to rest and are fed gourmet food for a more comfortable … Read more
Alcohol abuse is a disease that affects nearly 3 million men and women in the United States every year and can be treated at the right addiction treatment center. If you are struggling with an alcohol use disorder and are in need of treatment near West Palm Beach, The Haven can help. Our programs use … Read more
Can you detox from alcohol at home? Or, better asked, can you detox from alcohol at home in a safe manner? How much is too much when it comes to alcohol? The Centers for Disease Control estimates that more than seven drinks a week for women and 14 drinks for men are considered alcohol abuse. … Read more
Has excessive drug or alcohol use turned your life upside down? If you answered yes, it might be time to find a detox facility to help end the cycle of chemical dependency and addiction. The main goal of detox is to stabilize physical and mental health while providing the best opportunity for life-long sobriety. There are … Read more
If you’re even a ‘casual’ drinker, there’s a good chance you’ve experienced some alcohol withdrawal symptoms. If six to twelve hours after an episode of drinking you’ve ever experienced trouble sleeping, tremors or shakes, extreme anxiety, a craving for even more alcohol, or any of the symptoms of a hangover, (think headache, nausea, sweating, that … Read more
Detoxification from alcohol or drugs involves removing toxic substances from the body and treating withdrawal symptoms. Usually, detoxification takes three to 10 days. However, a more severe addiction might lengthen the detoxification process by weeks or months. Before beginning the process, you must know what to expect during detox. There is more to detox than … Read more
Naloxone, also known as Narcan, is a powerful drug that acts as an opioid antagonist and quickly reverses the effects of an opiate overdose. It saves lives! Opiate overdose causes the body to fail in respiratory function. Naloxone acts as a heroin overdose antidote by blocking the receptors in the brain that opiates bind to, interfering with the effect of the opiates.
Cocaine has devastating effects on the human body. After many days, weeks, months or years of Cocaine abuse, a reputable drug detox is often needed. The Haven Detox in West Palm Beach, FL can help by safely using our Cocaine Detox protocols to comfortably help our clients get clean from this devestation.
Life in recovery requires time and patience. You’re going to most likely experience a lot of emotions. Some moments in life might make you feel angry, sad, impatient, worried or disappointed…but don’t let that stop you. Here are some tips for living life on life’s terms in recovery from Substance Abuse.