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Fentanyl withdrawal timeline

Fentanyl Withdrawal Timeline

Finding Freedom From Fentanyl When most Americans think of drug abuse, they may think of cocaine, heroin, crystal meth, or other substances. In recent years, another drug called fentanyl has entered the conversation. Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid, produced both legally and illegally. It is used to treat extreme pain. Illegal fentanyl, however, can wreak … Read more

NJ Drug Treatment Centers

NJ Drug Treatment Centers

NJ Drug Treatment Centers If you or a loved one live in NJ and suffer from drug addiction, our treatment facility offers a solution-focused approach to recovery. New Jersey is a northeastern state with miles and miles of beautiful Atlantic coast. Along with the rest of the country, the state of New Jersey has its … Read more

Drug Treatment New Jersey Near Me

Drug Treatment New Jersey Near Me

Drug Treatment New Jersey Near Me If you or a loved one live in New Jersey or out-of-state and suffer from drug abuse, we can help you find the best drug treatment centers. Everyone is aware that New Jersey and the rest of the country are in the midst of an opioid epidemic. Overdose fatalities … Read more

Trauma-Informed Hypnotherapy for Treating Addiction

Trauma-Informed Hypnotherapy for Treating Addiction

Trauma-Informed Hypnotherapy for Treating Addiction Trauma causes overwhelming amounts of stress that exceeds an individual’s ability to cope, and that leads to long-term negative consequences. Trauma is damaging to a person’s mind, especially psychological trauma. It causes overwhelming amounts of stress that exceeds an individual’s ability to cope, and that eventually leads to long-term negative … Read more

Why is Fentanyl Added to Heroin Bags?

Why is Fentanyl Added to Heroin Bags?

Why is Fentanyl Added to Heroin Bags? Fentanyl is added to heroin bags because it is cheaper than heroin, yet more powerful. Dealers will ‘cut’ heroin with fentanyl to make more money, while taking more lives due to opioid overdoses. Heroin is an illicit opioid, derived from morphine, that has become a very popular drug … Read more

Finding Healthy New Passions in Early Sobriety

Finding Healthy New Passions in Early Sobriety

Finding Healthy New Passions in Early Sobriety One of the reasons many of us turned to a life of addiction was because we were unhappy, therefore it’s time to reverse that into happiness. Being someone who has struggled with addiction for 25 plus years myself, I have always said that if I could finally figure … Read more

Are Opiates Only Prescribed for Chronic Pain?

Are Opiates Only Prescribed for Chronic Pain?

Are Opiates Only Prescribed for Chronic Pain? Opiates can reduce chronic and acute pain with short-term use, but they have serious risks that include addiction and fatal overdoses. They are dangerous drugs that should never be given to someone with a history of substance abuse. Opiates are highly addictive narcotic medications that work in the … Read more

Does Outpatient Counseling Help You Stay Sober?

Does Outpatient Counseling Help You Stay Sober?

Does Outpatient Counseling Help You Stay Sober? Outpatient treatment programs are effective in helping a person stay sober by teaching life skills and coping mechanisms to avoid a relapse. The first step when beginning any kind of recovery program is knowing and admitting that you have a problem and being 100% committed to change. The … Read more

Treatment for Addiction to Percocet and Valium

Treatment for Addiction to Percocet and Valium

Treatment for Percocet and Valium Addiction Mixing any drugs or polydrug use is extremely dangerous, especially when it comes to mixing opiates (Percocet) and benzodiazepines (Valium). Percocet is an opiate pain medication. Opiates are highly addictive narcotic medications that work in the brain to help relieve pain. These substances bind to the opioid receptors in … Read more

Signs and Symptoms of Dilaudid Abuse

Signs and Symptoms of Dilaudid Abuse

Signs and Symptoms of Dilaudid Abuse Dilaudid abuse or addiction has a lot of physical symptoms that include painful withdrawal and dependence, as with most opioid-based drugs. Dilaudid (hydromorphone) is an opioid narcotic medication that is used to treat severe pain. It is said to be 5-10 times more powerful than morphine. Dilaudid is also … Read more