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What Makes Rehab Successful?

Drug rehab success rates are difficult to find because success is a difficult concept to measure. Success, particularly when it comes to addiction, is often not linear. There are often setbacks before the real achievement is clear. When someone relapses after treatment, it doesn’t necessarily mean the treatment wasn’t successful. Although it is challenging to measure treatment success, …

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Do Anti-Alcohol Drugs Work?

In the fight against alcoholism, anti-alcohol drugs can be a powerful tool. Like Prozac was to depression 30 years ago, anti-alcohol drugs are changing the way mental health and medical professionals are treating alcohol addiction. As researchers dive deeper into understanding how these drugs work, evidence shows that each drug is best suited for specific …

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Myths About Drugs

It’s likely that not everything you’ve heard about addiction is true. In fact, many of these myths only serve to perpetuate stigma and prevent people from getting help and care when they need it. Understanding the realities of addiction will help us build empathy and compassion for those who are struggling with substance abuse and …

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Symptoms of Cocaine Detox

Symptoms of cocaine detox can range from mild to severe, depending on many factors. Even with a thorough medical evaluation, it is impossible to predict which withdrawal symptoms a client will experience when they go through the stages of cocaine detox. The cocaine detox center at Promises Behavioral Health helps all of our clients stay …

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Stages of Xanax Withdrawal

Xanax is a commonly prescribed anti-anxiety medication. It is used to help individuals who are experiencing panic attacks, insomnia, post-traumatic stress disorder, and anxiety disorders. Unfortunately, Xanax and other benzodiazepines come with a risk of dependence. Without medical support, the symptoms of Xanax withdrawal can be physically painful and psychologically unsafe. Call Promises Behavioral Health …

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Do I Need to Detox from Weed?

Marijuana may not be considered to be a dangerous drug by most people, but weed detox can be a distressing experience. A marijuana detox center provides the support people need while they are experiencing withdrawal symptoms. If you have developed an addiction to or dependence on marijuana, call Promises at 844.875.5609 to learn about our …

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Is Medical Detox Safe?

Withdrawing from an addictive substance can be uncomfortable at its least severe and life-threatening at its most severe. Medical drug detox centers like the one at Promises Behavioral Health are designed to keep clients emotionally and physically healthy while providing support in the early stages of recovery. Contact Promises today at 844.875.5609 to learn more …

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Can Acupuncture Help Heal Addiction?

The World Health Organization has recognized acupuncture as a beneficial treatment for many ailments, including addiction recovery. It is a holistic form of therapy that uses small needles inserted into the skin to promote physical and mental healing. Acupuncture for addiction recovery is a relatively new form of therapy for addiction recovery that is quickly …

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Are Men More Prone to Addiction Issues?

Addiction doesn’t recognize gender. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, men and women are equally likely to develop a substance use disorder. However, different circumstances can make some men prone to addiction. In a men’s addiction treatment program, the focus is on risks and issues that are specific to men.  For more information …

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The Opioid Crisis in America

Over the past two or three decades, many conditions lead individuals to experience an opioid crisis in America. The opioid crisis in America affects people from all walks of life. From young teens to the elderly, it has truly made a mark on society. The rates of overdose and death have continued to rise, as …

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