Relapse Risks Associated with DIY Alcohol Detox

The value demonstrated through professional detox programs has been well documented by respected research organizations across the world. But the dissemination of research data online has led to a troubling trend – DIY detox. Many are now taking a “do it yourself” approach to their alcohol detox process. In this post, we’ll outline the importance…

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Which Drugs Have The Worst Detox Side Effects?

When people decide to deal with their substance addiction, one of the most common questions they have is about the side effects they will experience as they detox. Cleansing is the vital first step to becoming healthy that occurs after a person stops using drugs or alcohol. Usually, the process begins soon after the patient…

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What to Expect When Cleansing from Opiates

Going through withdrawal from opiates can be a difficult process, but it is ultimately one that leads to a longer, healthier, and more fulfilling life. When going through a medically-monitored cleanse, it can be helpful to understand what to expect and begin to prepare mentally for the work to come. Below, we’ll discuss the three…

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Lifestyle Tips to Prevent Alcohol Relapse

Sobriety and successful addiction recovery requires work. Many patients, upon completing their treatment for alcohol abuse are concerned about the possibility of a future relapse. Here are a few tips that may be helpful in avoiding a relapse. Be Proactive It’s important not to think about a relapse as something that could happen to you…

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