seroquel addiction symptoms

Identifying Seroquel Addiction Symptoms

Squirrel, Susie Q, Q-ball, Baby Heroin, and Quell.  These are the street names for an atypical antipsychotic drug called Seroquel.  Any prescription drug with a laundry list of street names is likely a recreational drug of abuse, and Seroquel is no exception.  Originally developed to treat mental health disorders, such as bipolar disorder, depression, and […]

symptoms of OD on Xanax

Symptoms of OD on Xanax and Detox Options

It is very common for someone who is going through a particularly stressful life event to rely on Xanax (alprazolam) to help smooth out the edges.  Xanax is a go-to medication that is prescribed for individuals struggling with anxiety or panic disorder.  By slowing down the central nervous system and reducing the abnormal excitement levels […]

What is the Alcohol Detox Timeline

What is the Alcohol Detox Timeline?

What is the Alcohol Detox Timeline? When persistent, excessive consumption of alcohol leads to alcohol addiction or dependency, it can have negatively impact on all aspects of a person’s life.  Alcoholism can significantly damage major organs, including the liver, brain, and heart, and can lead to nutritional deficiencies in the B vitamin family, vitamin A, […]

Alcohol Withdrawal Seizures

Managing Alcohol Withdrawal Seizures

Managing Alcohol Withdrawal Seizures When someone with an alcohol use disorder (AUD) decides to get sober there are some important things to consider.  The spectrum of withdrawal symptoms during alcohol detox is wide, from minor tremors and insomnia to the delirium tremens (DTs) and everything in between.  Because of the potential for a serious medical […]

Signs of Alcoholism

10 Warning Signs of Alcoholism

10 Warning Signs of Alcoholism A nagging voice in your head seems to suggest that you or a loved one might just have a problem with alcohol.  Denial is always the first reaction to “the voice,” mostly because it is a truth difficult to acknowledge.  Ignoring the possibility that you or your loved one has […]

Dilaudid Withdrawal Remedies

Dilaudid Withdrawal Remedies

Most Effective Dilaudid Withdrawal Remedies Dilaudid (hydromorphone) is a Schedule II prescription narcotic used to treat moderate to severe pain.  The drug is commonly prescribed after surgery, for a serious injury, or for extreme pain experienced by a terminal cancer patient.  Dilaudid is very effective in reducing pain—eight times more powerful than morphine.   As […]

Treatment for OxyContin Addiction

Finding Treatment for OxyContin Addiction

Receive Help and Treatment for OxyContin Addiction and Dependency Oxycodone has been a go-to pain reliever for medical practitioners for a hundred years.  First created in 1918 as an alternative to the highly addictive analgesics morphine and heroin during World War I, oxycodone was considered a safe alternative. While early use for the oxycodone was […]

Withdrawal Symptoms from Heroin

Managing the Withdrawal Symptoms from Heroin for a Safe Detox

Managing Withdrawal Symptoms from Heroin Heroin.  Who knew that this powerful opiate would rise from the ashes of the 1970s urban street scene to a resurgence in use and popularity among all walks of U.S. life, especially in white suburbia?  Shockingly, this deadly drug claimed approximately 13,000 lives in 2015 according to the most recent […]

xanax rehab length of time

What is the Xanax Rehab Length of Time?

What You Need to Know about Xanax Rehab and Recovery from Xanax Dependency Xanax is the most prescribed psychiatric drug in the U.S. with over 47 million prescriptions written for it in 2011.  Xanax (alprazolam, in the benzodiazepine family) is a depressant that acts on the central nervous system, and is used to treat a […]

suboxone detoxification

Suboxone Detoxification Explained

What is Suboxone Detoxification and How to Detox Suboxone is an opiate that is comprised of two opioid antagonists, buprenorphine and naloxone.  Suboxone is a popular component of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for overcoming an opioid addiction (heroin, fentanyl, oxycodone, hydrocodone, meperidine, methadone, hydromorphine, and codeine), prescribed for a set period of time before the patient […]