Detox and Treatment

April 08, 2024

Gary Jackson

Family Involvement in Treatment and Recovery for Substance Use Disorders among Transition-Age Youth: Research Bedrocks and Opportunities PMC

Healthcare providers should use clinical interventions and modalities to heal symptoms of mood disorders and trauma through individual therapy, group therapy, family therapy, and medication management. By educating families on substance use disorders, they can be more empathetic and understanding of each family member’s experience including their own. Without such accounting, initiatives to increase family […]

Detox and Treatment

April 08, 2024

Gary Jackson

History of Alcoholics Anonymous Wikipedia

Is there a case to be made that we are simply keeping pace with an aging population? Americans and AA members have maintained the same pace over the last 31 years (AAs being 32% older that the average American in both 1983 and 2014). So it looks like we’re getting older, but so is everyone. […]

Detox and Treatment

April 08, 2024

Gary Jackson

LSD Toxicity Treatment & Management: Approach Considerations, Prehospital and Emergency Department Care, Inpatient Care

Typically, LSD is considered low-risk for addiction – though there are reports of psychological dependence. People who abuse other drugs will frequently take hallucinogens based on their mind-altering properties. This combination can create complicated LSD withdrawal symptoms and often require a more comprehensive treatment plan. Often, people will find that they’ve become frustrated with their […]

Detox and Treatment

April 05, 2024

Gary Jackson

Help for Spouses of Alcoholics

With your support and the help of a mental health professional, your spouse has a better shot at successfully quitting drinking. With the help of a trained mental health professional, you can identify your spouse’s triggers and help them find healthier coping mechanisms. This way, you can support them along the road to recovery and […]

Detox and Treatment

April 05, 2024

Gary Jackson

Natural Products for the Prevention and Treatment of Hangover and Alcohol Use Disorder PMC

While kudzu root has a long history in traditional Chinese medicine, people most often use it to help treat alcohol dependence. It’s important to note that this is a case study, so it can’t prove kudzu root caused this liver injury. Scientists need to do more research to investigate the potential of kudzu root to […]

Detox and Treatment

April 04, 2024

Gary Jackson

Giving Up Alcohol for a Month: 8 Things to Expect

In addition to the health benefits listed below, research has found that those who give up alcohol for a month — whether it be Dry January, Lent or any other month — tend to drink less alcohol long-term. You’re likely to be in situations where you’ll be offered a drink. And practice what you might […]

Detox and Treatment

April 04, 2024

Gary Jackson

Sobriety Gift 60+ Gift Ideas for 2024

Remember that sobriety could be a private thing for some people. Respect your loved one’s boundaries when deciding whether to celebrate privately or in a large public party setting. A customized watch with their sobriety birthday engraved can be a perfect gift for private people. Many individuals in recovery initially turned to substances for the […]

Detox and Treatment

April 04, 2024

Gary Jackson

Meth Detox and Withdrawal: Symptoms, Timeline, and Treatment

Treatment support can be vital in preventing meth addiction relapse. The information above is general in nature, and it’s important to remember that everyone is different. How you came to meth addiction and how you react to the drug is unique to you. That means withdrawal symptoms, while they may follow the generalities above overall, are also […]

Detox and Treatment

April 03, 2024

Gary Jackson

Ketamine withdrawal Ketamine detox

It can change how you perceive sights and sounds, make you feel like you’re not in control, and make you feel detached from the world around you or any pain you’re feeling. For some, tapering might prolong the withdrawal process without significantly alleviating discomfort. An abrupt cessation can, in many instances, expedite the body’s return […]

Detox and Treatment

April 03, 2024

Gary Jackson

Ecstasy Withdrawal and Detox

Known for its widespread use as a “party drug”, ecstasy is commonly taken by young adults to boost their mood and energy, which can lead to emotional and psychological addiction. This is especially the case for individuals with underlying mental health issues such as anxiety or depression, as withdrawal from the drug can exacerbate these […]

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