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Can You Die From Withdrawal Symptoms?

Can You Die From Withdrawal Symptoms? Can You Die From Withdrawal Symptoms - Briarwood Detox Programs

Withdrawals are a difficult but necessary step in any recovery journey. Symptoms can be scary and traumatic, leaving many to wonder if halting their substance use can lead to death. That’s why it’s important to learn how to categorize the different types of withdrawals and identify the dangers.

How to Administer Narcan in the Event of an Overdose

How to Administer Narcan in the Event of an Overdose Narcan Nasal Spray

Naloxone, commonly known by the brand name Narcan, is a life-saving nasal spray used to reverse overdoses caused by opioids. Narcan blocks opiates to the brain and restores air. Will not stop any other type of overdose other than opioid overdose. Narcan has become so instrumental fact that most states have implemented legislation requiring EMTs and first responders to carry it.

Should You Exercise During Detox?

Should You Exercise During Detox? Exercise during detox

In this article we’re going to discuss whether you should exercise during your detox period. There are a lot of myths surrounding detox and whether or not you should exercise, how much food you should eat during that period is a big question for many.

Why Self-Medicated Opiate Detox at Home is Dangerous

Why Self-Medicated Opiate Detox at Home is Dangerous

Opiates are narcotic substances that are most often prescribed by doctors for anti-inflammation, pain alleviation and for other clinical usage. While opiates are very potent and helpful in reduction of pain, their continued usage can cause dependence on the drugs. That is why doctors are very particular about the dosage of these drugs and do not recommend continued usage.

How Music & Art Helps You to Stay Sober

How Music & Art Helps You to Stay Sober man playing guitar

Music is played in a coffee shop or in a concert but what relevance does music have in a detox home? How will it help me to stay sober? Why is art portrayed as a therapy and will it be effective in fighting my addiction? These are some of the most common questions in the minds of people who are in rehabs around the United States.

Join a Drug Detox Home & Become the Best Version of Yourself

Join a Drug Detox Home & Become the Best Version of Yourself man detox from opioids at home

Are you a resident of Austin, Texas? If you are finding it hard to push through a week without resorting to alcohol or usage of drugs, then you are in a soup. Alcohol abuse and drug usage can be liberating in the short run but the practice becomes an unhealthy habit and soon before you could realize, it could destroy your life. Both personal relationships and professional relationships.

Change Your Life with Drug Detox Treatments

Change Your Life with Drug Detox Treatments group intervention

Do you suffer from toxic behaviors and dependence on various drugs or alcohol? Life could be hard and drugs are not the way to solve the issues that you are facing. In fact, these drugs and alcohol could worsen the condition of your life. If you want to live a happy and self-made life, you should throw away these destructive habits and become an independent person.

Prescription Drug Use & Children

Prescription Drug Use & Children Substance Abuse and its Effects on Children

Substance Abuse Disorder is a medical condition that characteristically impairs the person taking a drug from regulating their use of it. This is oftentimes in the face of very detrimental personal, professional, and health benefits. The National Center for Drug Abuse Statistics reports that nearly 12 percent of individuals aged 12 and older surveyed reported having used an illicit substance in the past year.

Codeine vs. Hydrocodone: What’s the Difference?

Codeine vs. Hydrocodone: What’s the Difference? woman pouring prescription pills out of a bottle

Codeine and hydrocodone are both prescription opioid painkillers which are commonly abused in the United States [1]. Many people mistakenly believe that the only dangerous opioids are ones of the highly potent variety, such as morphine, heroin, or fentanyl. However, even the prescription opioids used to treat minor to moderate pain have the potential to be addictive […]

Tramadol Addiction: Signs of Abuse, Withdrawal Symptoms, and Treatment

Tramadol Addiction: Signs of Abuse, Withdrawal Symptoms, and Treatment Looking down into a bottle of pills

What is Tramadol? Tramadol is a frequently prescribed synthetic opioid medication that is used in the treatment and management of moderate to moderately severe pain. Although it is considered to have a lower risk of addiction as compared to other opioid pain relievers, Tramadol is classified by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a […]

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