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What is Medical Detox?

Last updated July 28, 2016, 5:26 p.m.

What is Medical Detox? How is it different from drug or alcohol detox?

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What is an IDRC?

Last updated Nov. 1, 2015, 9:03 p.m.

In New Jersey, I have to go to a 12 hour IDRC.

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What is cocaethylene?

Last updated June 9, 2015, 8:40 p.m.

A book I'm reading said using cocaine along with alcohol creates cocaethylene/cocaethyline in the body, which is an addicting drug worse than cocaine (?) Really?

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Signs of Prescription Drug Abuse

Last updated April 11, 2014, 8:11 p.m.

When the news suggests prescription drug abuse is going on, what factors did they check that suggest prescription drug abuse? Like when they say pain pills are overused, how do they know it's not just pain? What are these "signs" of prescription pain killer abuse?

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Does New Jersey have a Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PMP)?

Last updated March 14, 2014, 7:29 p.m.

Is the State of New Jersey monitoring prescribing of drugs like pain killers?

New Jersey 211 for Drugs

Last updated Feb. 27, 2014, 1:39 p.m.

Does New Jersey have a Dial 2-1-1 (211) program for drug problems?

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Opiate vs. Opioid - What is the difference between Opiate and Opioid?

Last updated Dec. 24, 2013, 6:25 p.m.

These terms seem to be used interchangeably.

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Oxycodone vs Hydrocodone

Last updated Dec. 24, 2013, 6:22 p.m.

How do heroin and powerful prescription painkillers, like oxycodone (Oxycontin), hydrocodone, roxy, Fentanyl, and Opana, differ? What is the difference between heroin and oxycodone, hydrocodone?

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How much does drug detox cost?

Last updated Aug. 5, 2013, 11:43 p.m.

What is the typical price range for drug detox programs?

Is AA only for alcoholics?

Last updated Aug. 2, 2013, 1:51 p.m.

My brother has been going to AA meetings for five years to help with his heroin addiction. I know that AA is known for its open-arms policy, but it seems odd for a heroin addict to attend alcoholics anonymous. Do all AA programs accept drug addicts?

Serenity Prayer

Last updated July 31, 2013, 8:38 p.m.

What is the official/exact/original/accurate Serenity Prayer?

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Symptoms of prescription drug addiction?

Last updated June 5, 2013, 9:04 a.m.

What are the symptoms of prescription drug addiction? I fear that a family member ...

Prescription drug addiction is often difficult to identify, and many people are unaware of their own dependencies. Are we following doctor's orders?

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.01% Alcohol

Last updated May 30, 2013, 2 p.m.

Is 0.01% Alcohol (BAC) legal?

After receiving tickets for 0.01% alcohol, many people wonder if it's legal or even possible to measure that, or why they got a ticket for such a low value. There is a reason...

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What are the signs of alcohol addiction?

Last updated May 30, 2013, 1:37 p.m.

There is so much out there about alcoholism, being an alcoholic, etc. but what are the actual symptoms of alcohol ADDICTION? People can like to drink, like to get drunk, like to drink in the morning, drink till passing out, etc. but that doesn't mean they are addicted to alcohol.

Can I continue to take Xanax while I get rehab for Heroin?

Last updated Oct. 23, 2012, 6:16 p.m.

Are they going to let me keep my Xanax while in rehab for heroin? I know I need my Xanax for my mental health. Xanax has never been the problem, I just need help with my heroin addiction...

How do I do an intervention? (for heroin addiction)

Last updated Sept. 2, 2012, 1:16 p.m.

How do I perform an intervention for a heroin addict or someone struggling with heroin abuse?

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What are the symptoms of heroin addiction withdrawal?

Last updated Aug. 23, 2012, 2:01 p.m.

Heroin addiction withdrawal symptoms. Is Goosebumps part of it?

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