Detox is the first step of a comprehensive alcohol or drug rehabilitation program. When your mind and body become addicted to drugs or alcohol, it forces your body’s (and especially your brain’s) chemistry to function differently. Chemical changes occur in your brain, digestive system, skin, blood stream and internal organs throughout an addiction to one or multiple substances. Regardless of whether it’s alcohol, prescription drugs, heroin or methamphetamine, quitting cold turkey, with no assistance can obviously be very difficult. Once a chemical dependency is created psychologically and physically, your body will need to adjust to the absence of those substances, which is best completed in a medically-supervised setting.
Masochists: Destruction from Opioid Addiction Abuse Are you a masochist? Do you like pain? Opioid addiction abuse has no doubt become an epidemic of epic proportions. Two million Americans are addicted to opioids including those who have moved onto to heroin or even worse. Fentanyl, Oxycontin, Percocet or Vicodin, which are ALL highly addictive […]
Opioid Addiction – How to Help Your Loved One We’ve all seen the headlines about America’s opioid epidemic. We know that addiction to opioids is increasingly commonplace—and increasingly dangerous. There is a decent chance that someone you know and love is facing a struggle with opioid addiction. Yet, there is one thing these headlines don’t […]