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What Is The Addiction Treatment Process?

The journey from addiction to sobriety is a complex one, with many different winding roads, hills, and valleys, and maybe even a few U-turns along the way too. Giving up drugs and alcohol is a life-changing decision that requires commitment and hard work, and for many, getting started is the hardest part.

Perhaps you’ve been struggling with drug and alcohol abuse for years and you’ve reached the end of your rope. You’re finally ready to get help, but the whole process seems daunting. Where do you even begin? How do you know who to trust and what can you expect from the process? (more…)

Methadone: What You Should Know

Methadone is a medication that’s used for pain management and may also be prescribed as a means to overcome heroin addiction. However, methadone’s usefulness in addiction treatment doesn’t make it a safe medication. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one-third of all prescription painkiller deaths involve methadone1. However, methadone represents only 2 percent of all painkiller prescriptions in the United States. (more…)

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