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How much is a BRICK of heroin?

Last updated Sept. 20, 2018, 1:27 p.m.

Heroin comes in bags, bundles, folds, sleeves.. but what is a brick? 10 bundles?

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What is skittling?

Last updated July 28, 2018, 1:07 a.m.

I've heard kids talking about going to skittling parties. What is skittling?

What is Skittling and what does it have to do with Skittles?

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Why are families included in addiction recovery and treatment?

Last updated July 27, 2018, 11:43 p.m.

Why are families included in addiction recovery and treatment? They are not the ones with the problem.

What is Structured Sober Living?

Last updated July 27, 2018, 11:33 p.m.

Specifically "Structured Sober Living" not just "Sober Living" like a Sober House/Oxford House. Two ...

"What is Structured Sober Living", compared to Sober Living Facilities and Recovery Residences.

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Fentanyl + Heroin

Last updated July 10, 2018, 5:09 p.m.

What about the combination of fentanyl and heroin? Is it safe, dangerous, common?

What is Fentanyl?

Last updated July 10, 2018, 5:02 p.m.

I'm not sure what this is. It's for pain.

Fentanyl is one of the most powerful and carefully prescribed painkillers available today. Casual inquiries about this medication commonly suggests mis-use.

What is carfentanil?

Last updated July 10, 2018, 4:55 p.m.

Carfentanil or carfentanyl, said to be more powerful than fentanyl or morphene, opium, heroin.

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Signs of Prescription Drug Abuse

Last updated Nov. 26, 2017, 4:18 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 for actual pain? What are these "signs" of prescription pain killer abuse?

Outpatient vs. Intensive Outpatient Treatment

Last updated Nov. 26, 2017, 4:17 p.m.

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

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How much does drug detox cost?

Last updated Nov. 26, 2017, 4:14 p.m.

What is the typical price range for drug detox programs?

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What is an IDRC?

Last updated Nov. 26, 2017, 4:12 p.m.

In New Jersey, I got another DUI and now I have to go to a 12 hour IDRC.

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

Last updated Nov. 4, 2017, 6:29 p.m.

These terms seem to be used interchangeably.

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What is rapid detox?

Last updated May 15, 2017, 10:39 p.m.

I heard about an opiate detox (for opiate detox) where they put you under (general anesthesia), you don’t feel a thing, and it only takes a couple of days. What’s that about?

New Jersey 211 for Drugs

Last updated May 15, 2017, 10:33 p.m.

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

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.01% Alcohol

Last updated May 12, 2017, 8:36 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...

Do you need a license to be a drug counselor?

Last updated May 12, 2017, 8:22 p.m.

Is it required for professional drug counselors to have a license? If so, what kind of certification is necessary?

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What is Operant Conditioning?

Last updated March 28, 2017, 12:05 a.m.

What is Operant Conditioning as relating to addiction treatment and recovery?

Requirements for IOP (Intensive Outpatient program)

Last updated March 27, 2017, 11:53 p.m.

What are the requirements for "intensive" outpatient programs, compared to outpatient programs? If I ...

IOP programs, which provide intensive treatment while still allowing participation in work, school, and community, are available for some candidates for substance abuse treatment, based on clinical assessment.

Why can't I sleep without my Vicodin?

Last updated March 3, 2017, 4:11 p.m.

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?

What is the ACS clinical credential?

Last updated Dec. 26, 2016, 8:02 p.m.

What does "ACS" mean attached to a clinical drug counselor's name?

What is "sober living" vs. "transitional living" vs. "structured living" ??

Last updated Sept. 9, 2016, 12:35 a.m.

I see "Sober House" or "Sober Home" with "Sober Living", but also "Transitional Housing" and "Structured Living Facility". I'd like the differences explained properly.

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?

Patient Brokering and Drug Treatment

Last updated April 18, 2016, 8:29 p.m.

What is "patient brokering" in drug treatment?

Defining the controversial topic of "patient brokering" in the substance abuse treatment field.

12 Step Meetings for Dentists

Last updated Jan. 27, 2016, 9:41 p.m.

Do dentists have their own AA or 12 step meetings for substance abuse problems?

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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?

Definition of Addiction

Last updated Feb. 6, 2015, 5:42 p.m.

What is the definition of addiction?

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Mercer University in Atlanta Sober Dorms (substance free)

Last updated Nov. 13, 2014, 7:01 p.m.

I saw questions about UGA and Georgia State and Emory so might as well include Mercer University which actually does have drug and alcohol free on campus living.

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Art Institute of Atlanta and Drug Addiction

Last updated Nov. 13, 2014, 6:54 p.m.

Looking at Universities in Atlanta area and wondering if the Art Institute of Atlanta (in Sandy Springs) has any substance free dorms or Recovery Communities for students?

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Does Emory University in Atlanta has sober living residences (no alcohol)?

Last updated Nov. 13, 2014, 6:54 p.m.

Wondering if Emory has campus housing that prohibits alcohol, or campus dorms specifically for students in recovery from alcohol abuse. Just curious.

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Does the University of Georgia have substance free dorms?

Last updated Nov. 13, 2014, 6:33 p.m.

Does the University of Georgia (UGA) have substance free dorms (sober housing)?

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