What is Detox and Do I Need It?

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Before starting a drug or alcohol treatment program, a patient needs to completely detoxify their body in order to become clean and sober from all alcohol and drugs. In many cases, detoxing at home can be dangerous– and especially for drugs with high potential for addiction – as…

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Opiate Dependence vs. Addiction

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While it’s true that millions of Americans are addicted to opiates, millions more do use the medications safely to treat both short-term pain from temporary injuries and long-term, chronic pain from serious accidents and diseases. So, what’s the difference between safe and unsafe use of opiates?…

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