Category Archives: Addiction

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  • What Causes a Sleeping Pill Overdose?
    Addiction
    April 20, 2022

    What Causes a Sleeping Pill Overdose?

    The term “sleeping pill” can apply to a wide variety of drugs. While it could refer to over-the-counter or prescription drugs, sleeping pills can be dangerous when misused.  Some...
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  • Inpatient Treatment for Drug & Alcohol Abuse
    Addiction
    March 17, 2022

    Inpatient Treatment for Drug & Alcohol Abuse

    What is Residential Treatment?  Residential treatment–also known as “inpatient treatment”– is often considered the most effective treatment approach for clients with very severe cases of substance use disorder (SUD). ...
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  • Cocaine: A Fast-Track to Addiction 
    Addiction
    March 16, 2022

    Cocaine: A Fast-Track to Addiction 

    What is Cocaine?  Cocaine is a powerful nervous system stimulant that increases the speed of messages between the brain and body.  The drug is most commonly inhaled in powder...
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  • Signs You Need a Crisis Intervention
    Addiction
    January 10, 2022

    Signs You Need a Crisis Intervention

    Addiction is a complex disease. For many, it is difficult to recognize the severity of their own problem. Even if one does, it is still difficult and often impossible...
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  • Family Roles in Addiction
    Addiction
    December 17, 2021

    Family Roles in Addiction

    There are six (6) main “roles” that tend to develop in the presence of addiction:  The (Dependent) Addicted One The first is the individual who has developed a substance...
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  • Addiction Severity Index
    Addiction
    December 10, 2021

    Addiction Severity Index

    The Addiction Severity Index (ASI) is a semi-structured interview that assesses someone’s need for treatment developed in the 1980’s. Therapists, medical professionals, and treatment centers use this index as...
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  • The 3 Most Important Benefits of Residential Treatment
    Addiction
    December 6, 2021

    The 3 Most Important Benefits of Residential Treatment

    Residential treatment is full-time, structured inpatient rehabilitation. While some residential treatment programs are geared toward a specific purpose, such as rehabilitation for alcoholism or drug abuse, others can have...
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  • Most Dangerous Drugs
    Addiction
    December 3, 2021

    Most Dangerous Drugs

    Below are five of the most dangerous drugs based on potency and likelihood of causing (or contributing to) death.  #1 Fentanyl and Carfentanil Fentanyl – around 50 to 100...
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