narcan

Narcan Availability — Be Prepared When an Overdose Strikes

The United States is currently facing an opioid epidemic. In 2018, approximately 10.3 million Americans aged 12 and older misused opioids, 9.9 of which abused prescription pain relievers. Opioids include everything from morphine to hydrocodone, heroin to fentanyl. In 2017, of the more than 70,200 overdose deaths in the United States, 47,600 involved opioids. In fact, more than…

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How Narcan Saves Lives

The opioid epidemic claims lives at a shocking rate but there is one thing that can help saves lives. Narcan is something you have heard about in the news. While some may be aware of it, you may not have more than a familiarity with what it does. Here is some information on how Narcan…

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Alcohol Detox

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Alcohol Withdrawal

Detoxing from alcohol isn’t the same as detoxing from other substances. If not done carefully and under the care of a professional, an unsuccessful attempt to quit alcohol could have serious consequences. If you or someone you love is considering getting alcohol out of their lives for good, here are eight tips you probably didn’t know, but should.

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How Long Does Adderall Stay in Your System?

How Long Does Adderall Stay in Your System?

Adderall is a prescription stimulant medication widely used to help children and adults diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The medication has two active ingredients: amphetamine and a related substance called dextroamphetamine.

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Detox: Taking the First Step Towards Long-Term Sobriety

Detox: Taking the First Step Towards Sobriety

Detox, is a crucial first step of the addiction treatment process. Once the detoxification process is complete, clients are encouraged to continue their treatment at an addiction treatment center.

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The Importance of a Holistic Nutritional Detox

The Importance of a Holistic Nutritional Detox

For people in recovery, focusing on better nutrition by following a healthy diet can help improve withdrawal symptoms, manage cravings, and improve overall wellness and health. A nutritional detox is one way to start making lasting and positive dietary changes.

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Healthy Diet During Drug Detox

Why a Healthy Diet is Important During Drug Detox

Detoxification, also known as detox, is a crucial first step for anyone preparing to go through drug addiction treatment. Medical supervision is recommended during this difficult process to help you cope with these symptoms and cravings. It is also important to follow a healthy diet during detox to reduce the severity of withdrawal symptoms and correct any nutritional deficiencies.

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How to Detox from Opioids: Is Going Cold Turkey a Bad Idea?

How to Detox from Opioids: Is Going Cold Turkey a Bad Idea?

Before beginning treatment in an inpatient or outpatient program, anyone hoping to recover from opioid addiction must go through a period of detoxification, or detox. Some people attempt to go through this process “cold turkey,” without any help from trained professionals.

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