10 Commonly Abused Drugs and Their Withdrawal Symptoms

10 Commonly Abused Drugs and Their Withdrawal Symptoms alcohol and pills

Many addictive drugs cause harmful long-term effects when they are abused over and over again. However, quitting is often a double-edged sword due to the uncomfortable withdrawal symptoms they can also cause. If you’re addicted to drugs or alcohol, you may experience some withdrawal symptoms when you try to quit. The duration and severity of […]

What is a Speedball? Side Effects, Risks, and Overdose

What is a Speedball? Side Effects, Risks, and Overdose drugs to make speedball

Table of contentsWhat is a Speedball?The Fentanyl SpeedballHeroin vs. CocaineSide Effects of a SpeedballSpeedball OverdoseAdditional Speedball RisksHow to Tell if Someone is “Speedballing”Cocaine and Heroin Addiction: Speedball Abuse and Recovery What is a Speedball?A “speedball” is a mixture of stimulant and depressant drugs, most commonly heroin and cocaine. The mixture is typically injected into the […]

What Are The Dangers of Buying Hydrocodone Online?

What Are The Dangers of Buying Hydrocodone Online? hydrocodone pills

In this day and age, you can find just about anything you want online, including hydrocodone. Hydrocodone is one of the most commonly prescribed opioids in the U.S. and there are many reasons why a person might want to buy it online instead of getting it through a doctor. Although one in four Americans buys […]

Lyrica vs. Gabapentin: What’s the Difference?

Lyrica vs. Gabapentin: What’s the Difference? lyrica and gabapentin pills

Lyrica and gabapentin are both prescription medications known as anticonvulsants that are used to treat nerve pain and seizures. Although these two drugs are similar, there are also some important differences. In this blog, we’ll review the uses of Lyrica and gabapentin, side effects of abuse, withdrawal effects, the risk for addiction, and more. Table […]

How to Detox from Opioids at Home

How to Detox from Opioids at Home man detox from opioids at home

Opioid addiction is a widespread problem in America and if you find yourself hooked on your prescription painkillers or heroin, you’re not alone. While there are many benefits to getting sober, opioid withdrawal can be a painful and difficult process, especially without professional support. An inpatient medical detox program for opioid addiction is often the […]

What are the Strongest Opioids?

What are the Strongest Opioids? the strongest opioids on table

Published on August 10th, 2020 Table of contentsWhat Are the Different Types of Opioid Drugs?What Are the Risks of Using Opioid Drugs?What are the Strongest Opioids?DsuviaCarfentanilFentanylBuprenorphine (Butrans)HydromorphoneHydrocodoneOxymorphoneOxyContinMorphinePercocetHeroinWhat Is the Best Treatment for Opioid Addiction? Opioids are a highly abused class of drugs that include some of the world’s most potent and addictive substances. While any […]

What Are The Dangers of Buying Xanax Online?

What Are The Dangers of Buying Xanax Online? xanax pills

Buying Xanax online is fairly common, as many people are addicted and feel like they need it to function normally on a daily basis. Xanax can also be expensive with or without insurance, leading some people to search for it online at a lower cost. Although it may be more convenient or cheap to buy […]

Musical Healing in Detox: For Mind, Body, and Soul

Musical Healing in Detox: For Mind, Body, and Soul man playing guitar

Drug and alcohol detox is designed to help clients heal physically. However, there are also many facets of detox treatment that promote spiritual and emotional healing, such as H&I meetings. During detox at Briarwood, we host H&I meetings to introduce our clients to the 12-Step Program and connect them with other sober people in recovery. […]

What Are The Dangers of Buying Oxycodone Online?

What Are The Dangers of Buying Oxycodone Online? oxycodone pills

Table of contentsWhat is Oxycodone?Why Do People Buy Oxycodone Online?Dangers of Buying Oxycodone OnlineOther Risks and ConsequencesFake Oxycodone OnlineBuying Oxycodone Online: Is it safe? People may buy oxycodone online, whether for medical purposes or recreational use. However, buying oxycodone online without a valid prescription is illegal and comes with many other dangers and risks. What […]

What is the Worst Drug to Detox From?

What is the Worst Drug to Detox From? woman detoxing at home

Table of contentsDrug Withdrawal Symptoms: What You Need to KnowTop 4 Worst Drugs to Detox From1. Alcohol2. Benzodiazepines3. Heroin4. Crystal MethTreating Drug Withdrawal Symptoms Withdrawal symptoms are one of the most common concerns among people who want to quit their drug of choice. Just the thought of detox being painful or uncomfortable can be enough […]

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