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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.

Suboxone Detox: When and Why it Becomes Necessary

Suboxone Detox: When and Why it Becomes Necessary Woman suffering from withdrawal looking out a window.

Suboxone is an FDA-approved prescription medication used in the treatment of opioid dependence and addiction which contains a combination of the drugs buprenorphine and naloxone. Suboxone was created to address and lessen the symptoms of the withdrawal process that occur when those with physical dependence or addiction to opioid drugs, including heroin, morphine, fentanyl, and oxycodone, stop taking them abruptly.

Mixing Alcohol and Acetaminophen: Is it Dangerous?

Mixing Alcohol and Acetaminophen: Is it Dangerous? Older man drinking alone.

Acetaminophen, also known as paracetamol or the brand name Tylenol, is an over-the-counter (OTC) drug that is found in many medications that are commonly used to treat mild-to-moderate pain and fever. However, when you take acetaminophen at high doses or together with alcohol, it can cause side effects ranging from mild to severe. Because enzymes found in the liver are responsible for breaking down substances entering the body, it can become overwhelmed if too much acetaminophen and alcohol are consumed. When this happens, you’re putting yourself at a potential risk for severe liver damage. This risk increases as you take more of the pain reliever or drink more alcohol, with the possibility of fatal liver damage occurring in some cases. The risk may be higher for people who have a history of alcohol use disorder (AUD), also known as alcoholism.

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 […]

Clonidine Withdrawal: Timeline, Symptoms, and Treatment

Clonidine Withdrawal: Timeline, Symptoms, and Treatment Young man gazes out a window.

Clonidine is a medication used primarily in the treatment of hypertension but may also be used to treat other medical conditions such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, opioid, alcohol, and nicotine dependence, anxiety and panic disorders, and certain pain conditions. A dependency on Clonidine may develop through long-term use, or when it is misused in conjunction with other substances.

Effexor Withdrawal: Timeline, Symptoms, and Treatment

Effexor Withdrawal: Timeline, Symptoms, and Treatment The severity and duration of symptoms of Effexor withdrawal will vary from person to person, with some experiencing only mild discomfort over a short period of time, while others may experience severe, long-lasting symptoms requiring the care of a medical professional.

Effexor is among the most popular antidepressants prescribed today and is considered to be a physically non-addictive antidepressant. However, a psychological addiction to the drug may still develop through continued abuse, or when misused in conjunction with other mind-altering substances.

Suboxone vs. Subutex: What’s the Difference?

Suboxone vs. Subutex: What’s the Difference?

While Subutex and Suboxone both contain buprenorphine, Suboxone also contains naloxone. Suboxone and Subutex are both FDA-approved medications that help people overcome opioid use disorders. They are similar drugs but have one main difference. To help you understand how each medication works, we’ll review their similarities and differences.

Xanax Withdrawal: Symptoms, Timeline, and Treatment

Xanax Withdrawal: Symptoms, Timeline, and Treatment xanax pills

Xanax is one of the most frequently prescribed medications in the U.S. However, just because it’s prescribed by doctors doesn’t mean it’s safe for recreational use. Like other prescription drugs, misusing Xanax can cause dependence and addiction, and once you’re addicted, it can be difficult to stop. Xanax withdrawal symptoms can be very uncomfortable and […]

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