Mental Health Interventions for Your Loved One

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Mental Health Interventions If you or your loved one is battling a struggle with a mental illness, it is highly recommended that you look into seeking mental health interventions as soon as you possibly can. A person struggling with mental illness may experience symptoms such as extreme cases of stress, loneliness, relationship problems, suicidal thoughts […]

Intervention for Mental Illness

How to Do an Intervention for Mental Illness

It is no doubt that mental illness is a saddening disorder that affects not only the individual suffering from it but their family and friends as well. If you or a loved one is suffering from a mental illness, it is most likely that you will do anything you can to help them overcome this […]

Can You Get High on Methadone?

What is Methadone Methadone is a long acting opiod originally developed in Germany in the 1930’s as a less addictive alternative to morphine. Methadone has since been used as a cost effective alternative to opiate addiction particularly heroin addiction. However, Methadone has a high potential for abuse. In addition, Heroin addicts tend to use methadone […]

Intervention Help for Families

Intervention Help for Families

Living with someone addicted to drugs or alcohol may cause you to feel helpless or hopeless since the addict tends to deny their problem and will not accept help of any kind. Intervention help for families helps change this pattern of denial and refusal, thereby allowing families to take a stand and psychologically get through […]

New Medication for Opiate Addiction

New Medication for Opiate Addiction

New medication for opiate addiction are currently on the market. Opiate addicts now have breakthrough medications to help them with their battle with opiate addiction. FDA has approved new medication for opiate addiction that combined with medically assisted drug rehab can improve the chances of long term recovery. Many health insurance companies such as Blue […]

OxyContin Interventions

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If you or your loved one is suffering from an OxyContin addiction and is now in need of  OxyContin interventions, it is more than likely that you had begun taking the drug due to a previous or existing terrible pain. Since most medical personnel are using more powerful painkillers such as OxyContin and it is […]

Defining Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS)

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Withdrawal refers to any prolonged symptom an individual experiences after they have ended their battle with drug addiction and may experience a series of symptoms that come and go at unexpected times. Each episode of the post acute withdrawal symptom (PAWS) may last for hours, days or even up to a year. Symptoms of withdrawal […]

Signs of Meth Addiction

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What are the signs of meth addiction? Meth also is known as Methamphetamine or Ice is becoming a growing problem particularly in California. Meth addicts often refer to using (smoking or injecting meth) as tweaking. Prolong use of meth often causes extreme paranoia, hallucination, and delusions. As meth addicts can often be irrational when “tweaking” […]

Inhalant Drugs

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An inhalant is a vapor made up of various chemicals and is taken by being inhaled through the mouth or nose. These include gases, aerosol sprays and so forth. The effects of these types of addictive inhalant drugs range from an alcohol like high and as intense as euphoria to be even as dangerous vivid […]

Crystal Meth Addiction

Crystal Meth Addiction and Crystal Meth Intervention

Crystal Meth Addiction What is Crystal Meth? Crystal meth is the form of methamphetamine that has a resemblance of fragments of glass and comes in the color of a shiny bluish – white rock which is known by the street names “ice”, “crystal” or “glass”. Crystal meth addiction will often use the term “tweaking” when […]