Suboxone: Maintenance vs. Treatment

Suboxone Treatment: Maintenance, Treatment, and Long-Term Recovery In the last 10 – 15 years, opioid-blocking medications such as Suboxone treatment have been getting more and more press.  Suboxone can help with maintaining opioid withdrawal, but it also has the potential to become habit forming and dangerous. For instance, Buprenorphine-related ER visits tripled between the years…

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Stimulant Withdrawal And Detox

Cocaine, amphetamines, methamphetamine, and more. This is what we are primarily dealing with when it comes to stimulant withdrawal and detox. Furthermore, several prescription drugs diagnosed to treat ADHD classify as stimulants, as well as a controlled substance. The abuse of this substance often leads to hostility, paranoia and psychotic episodes, as well as putting…

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Opiate Withdrawal and Detox

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), roughly 32 million people in the world abuse opiates. This is including substances like prescription pain killers and illicit narcotics, such as heroin. With more than 50,000 deaths last year on drug overdoses, opiates themselves have reached the epidemic stage in this country. In order for…

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Benzodiazepine Withdrawal

Benzodiazepines, typically referred to the shorten version of “benzo’s,” are classified as sedatives, mainly used to treat mild to severe anxiety, as well as insomnia. You’re typical benzodiazepine (such as Xanax or Valium) will come in pill form, ranging anywhere from 0.5 – 3mg. Benzodiazepine abuse can lead to tissue dependence, or an adaptation of…

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