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The Potential of Probuphine

The Potential of Probuphine

Suboxone.  Subutex.  Methadone.  Vivitrol.  Naltrexone.  Rehabs.  Detox facilities. These are just a few of the countless ways that many of the approximately 2.3 million opioid addicts in the USA have tried to maintain a program of sobriety or maintenance.  Unfortunately, some of these have proved to be just as addictive as the drugs they’re supposed to help addicts wean themselves off of.  Some have led to misuse regardless of their physical addiction potential, while others simply … Read entire article »

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How To Find Treatment if You Cannot Afford It

  Many people who suffer from alcoholism and addiction cannot receive treatment due to the fact that they have no insurance are money to pay for rehab.  There are free drug rehabs for such people, and include a variety of different ways to receive treatment for free.  Free drug rehabs include state run facilities, charitable organizations and even some for-profit rehabs.  While free drug rehabs may not offer the best support and are often underfunded, they can still provide those suffering with the services need to recover from addiction. State run facilities are provided by states, counties and cities, and charge no fees.  They usually have a long waiting list with priority to certain demographics such as veterans, single mothers and others already in the ‘system’ through child services, the health department … Read entire article »

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Elderly Alcohol Abuse

Elderly Alcohol Abuse

  Alcohol abuse among the elderly is on the rise. Have you ever seen that random 73 year old man at the bar hitting on the Hooters candidate? Well most likely he is drunk or just enjoying the effects of the Viagra he just took. While working in the restaurant and night club industry I saw a ton of elderly men and women abuse alcohol. Some even drank more than their college aged grandchildren. While I tended … Read entire article »

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Opiate Detox

Opiate Detox

When you are a heroin addict, withdrawal is just a part of everyday life.  When you start to feel sick you pick up the phone and call your dealer, you score, and you get well.  In that moment nothing else matters.  For me, the spiritual prison called heroin addiction was a daily struggle to feel normal, not high, and every day I wished I could stop but the fear of detox kept me using.  However, … Read entire article »

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