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What is the difference between outpatient treatment and "intensive" outpatient treatment, for drug addiction? We are looking at options for local outpatient treatment centers and therapy/counseling for addiction treatment. Rehab isn't needed this time, and meetings weren't really enough last time. W
I lowered my dosage of Vicodin ever since my pain lessened, but now I am experiencing serious insomnia. I am restless and and frequently have headaches. When will this go away?
These terms seem to be used interchangeably.
What is Medical Detox? How is it different from drug or alcohol detox?
In New Jersey, I have to go to a 12 hour IDRC.
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?
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?
Is the State of New Jersey monitoring prescribing of drugs like pain killers?
Does New Jersey have a Dial 2-1-1 (211) program for drug problems?
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?
What is the typical price range for drug detox programs?
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?
What is the official/exact/original/accurate Serenity Prayer?
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?
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...
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.
I know that an overdose means you have taken too much drugs at once, but what does that mean for your body? What is the science behind a drug overdose (OD)? How do people die from overdosing? Can you survive an OD?
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 perform an intervention for a heroin addict or someone struggling with heroin abuse?
Heroin addiction withdrawal symptoms. Is Goosebumps part of it?