Can I Detox Alone?

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When it comes to drug and alcohol addiction, there are numerous treatment options to choose from. With so many choices, it can be difficult to determine the best starting point for treatment. In many cases, the ideal start of treatment is detox. But many people will ask, “can I detox alone?” What is Drug and

Signs of Teen Binge Drinking

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Binge drinking is far more than just enjoying a glass or two of wine in the evenings or knocking back a couple of cocktails on occasion. Binge drinking is defined as excessive alcohol use, and it is when individuals consume four or more alcoholic beverages in under two hours. Unfortunately, binging on alcohol is increasingly

Prescription Drug Detox & Addiction Treatment

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Prescription drug addiction is rising dramatically across all segments of the population. The most commonly abused prescription drugs fall into three categories: Opiates (such as OxyContin, Vicodin, and Percocet), Benzodiazepines (such as Xanax and Valium), and Stimulants (such as Adderall and Ritalin). In 2005, a government report estimated that twenty percent of all Americans had

Alcohol Addiction and Withdrawal

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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 highest standards in the industry, as well as both national and state accreditations.

Signs of Alcohol Addiction

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If you tend to drink numerous drinks a day, are you aware that you’re showing signs of alcohol addiction? If you begin to notice changes in behavior in your loved one when it comes to drinking, are you aware that these are warning signs? Whether you’re showing symptoms or you’re noticing the symptoms in a

The Importance of Alcohol Detox for Recovery

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Are you struggling with alcohol addiction? Do you find yourself dependent on alcohol to make it through your day? Or does your loved one drink more heavily than you feel comfortable with? Is their drinking becoming an issue? If this is the case, it’s time to seek out help for alcohol abuse and addiction. When

The Importance of Medical Detox

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If you’re seeking out addiction treatment for your loved one, it’s crucial to understand that they may require the full continuum of care. In many cases, the beginning of a comprehensive addiction treatment plan is medical detox. Understanding the importance of medical detox will allow you to make educated decisions on the care of your

Should I Still Seek Rehab During the Coronavirus Outbreak?

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Everyday concerns and anxieties around the COVID-19 pandemic continue to rise in the U.S. With more and more restrictions around socializing, “shelter-in-place” orders being placed, and travel protocols being implemented, it may leave you wondering if you should even seek help for your addiction in the current climate. Lakeview Health Chief Medical Officer, Lantie Jorandby

Detox Sets the Tone

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The first step to overcoming an addiction to drugs or alcohol is to participate in a medically supervised detoxification. When detox is complete an individual will no longer suffer from physical cravings and be able to concentrate all of their efforts on the psychological aspect of their disease.

Meth Detox Center

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At a certain level of severity, every addiction must be treated with detoxification. In this medically supervised process, the substances to which the patient is addicted are safely removed from the system. As you might imagine, for many suffering from addiction, medical detox is an essential first step in recovery. And given the highly addictive