For many people, choosing a detox center ultimately comes down to cost. Although other factors like treatment methods, privacy, amenities, and accreditation are also very important, detox treatment must also be affordable.
How to Get Insurance to Pay for Drug Detox
If you or a loved one decides to enroll in a drug detox program, there are many ways to pay for treatment. While scholarships, sliding scale reduced pricing, private loans, and payment plans are all examples of payment options, using insurance benefits to pay for detox is also common. If you want to use your […]
Suboxone Withdrawal: Symptoms, Timeline, and Treatment
Many people take Suboxone in hopes of avoiding the uncomfortable side effects of opioid withdrawal. However, this is not an entirely effective way to do so, as Suboxone use can cause addiction and withdrawal symptoms too. Whether you’re quitting heroin or Suboxone, the withdrawal experience is just a part of the process, but medical detox […]
Methadone Clinic vs. Opioid Detox Program: Which is Really Better?
The American opioid crisis has had many negative effects on public health in the United States, including the overall decline in the average American’s lifespan for the third year in a row.1 In addition, drug overdose deaths have soared, reaching an all-time high of 70,237 in 2017.2 As a result of the ongoing opioid crisis, […]
Do THC Detox Products Work?
Are you searching for a THC detox solution? Maybe you have an upcoming drug test you need to pass for employment or perhaps you want to get sober after years of marijuana abuse. Whatever the reason, quick fixes like cranberry juice, excessive water consumptions, vinegar, or detox teas won’t get the job done but several […]
5 Key Benefits of Inpatient Alcohol Detox
Updated on January 4th, 2021 The Dangers of Alcohol Detox and Addiction Alcohol abuse and addiction are common in the United States. According to the most recent information from SAMHSA’s 2016 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, more than half of current alcohol users in America misuse it.1 136.7 million people in the U.S. […]
What Is Medical Detox?
Updated on August 7th, 2020 The term “medical detox” may sound scary, intimidating, painful, or some combination of all of the above. But in reality, it’s the safest, most effective way to get sober. In Texas, the most commonly abused drug is alcohol, followed by marijuana and methamphetamine.1 In fact, since 2013, methamphetamine has been […]
What is Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS)?
When it comes to drug and alcohol withdrawal and detox, no two experiences are alike. There are several factors that will influence a person’s withdrawal experience, therefore, it’s impossible to predict exactly what symptoms a person will experience or how long the entire process will take. In some cases, a person may experience what’s known […]
What Are Common Drug Withdrawal Symptoms?
Published on August 10th, 2020 During detox, you may experience what is known as drug withdrawal. There is no reason to be fearful of this, as it is a normal part of drug and alcohol detox. However, if you are nervous about the experience, it may help to know what happens during withdrawal and what […]
Can I Quit Drugs Cold Turkey On My Own?
You’ve reached the end of your rope and you’re ready to commit to a life change. You want to get sober, but you’re determined to do it on your own. You’ve seen other people do it without detox and rehab, so you can do it too, right?