Alcohol Addiction and Withdrawal

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 1, 2020 About 18 million Americans abuse alcohol and approximately 70 million more have dealt with alcohol addiction in their families. Choosing the right alcohol rehab to start your new life free from alcohol can be difficult. Our facility adheres to all of the

Treatment for Crack Addiction

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Crack Addiction is one of the most addictive drugs known to man. People can easily become addicted after using it just one time. It is extremely difficult to quit by oneself and it is likely that addiction treatment is going to be needed to stop the downward cycle that it causes.

Valium Addiction Treatment Center

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 17, 2020 As early as 1977, the U.S. National Institutes of Health were aware that doctors were overprescribing valium. And that trend has far from reversed. In fact, in the last few years alone the prescription of anxiety medication and increased exponentially. The diagnosis

Should I Choose an Addiction Treatment Program in Augusta, GA?

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 16, 2020 No one ever plans on becoming addicted. And once you come to terms with the fact that you have a problem, finding a quality addiction treatment program in Augusta, GA, may likely be your first choice. By looking for an addiction treatment

How Long Does Benzo Withdrawal Last? 

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 3, 2020 Benzodiazepines, better known as benzos, can be useful in treating anxiety and insomnia. Taking a benzo may make you feel calm, but there is a high risk of addiction. If you have a benzo dependency, you may want to break free, but

Xanax Withdrawal Signs

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 22, 2019 Xanax is a benzodiazepine. It’s commonly prescribed for the treatment of anxiety through anxiety disorder treatment programs. In fact, Xanax was the second most prescribed psychiatric drug in 2016. However, it is frequently abused, as well. Some people begin using Xanax as a

Methadone Abuse

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 21, 2019 Most people are aware of methadone as a method of getting off more serious substances through substance abuse treatment programs. But fewer people are aware of the potential for methadone abuse. Though methadone is less dangerous than drugs like heroin, it can

The Many Real Consequences of Drug Abuse

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 3, 2019 Too many people get tempted to try drugs because drug PSAs have been so over the top and laughable. They may think, therefore, that drugs are not a danger. Sadly, this is not the case: the consequences of drug abuse are real. These

Hydrocodone vs. Oxycodone: Risk for Addiction

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By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 15, 2019 At Lakeview Health’s medical detox center in Jacksonville, FL, we often get questions relating to hydrocodone vs. oxycodone detox. Hydrocodone and oxycodone are two commonly misused opioid painkillers. Both are responsible for opioid addiction in millions of people in the US. In fact, a 2017 report by

Narcotics vs Opiates

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Is there any difference between narcotics vs opiates? Very little. According to the DEA, narcotics include all opiates, and all opiates are categorically narcotics. However, there are some subtle differences between narcotics vs opiates. However, these differences do not separate the two. When assessing opiates vs narcotics, it is important to understand how they work,