Questions Tagged With addiction-treatment

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.

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.

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

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?

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 Medical Detox?

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

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

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?

Definition of Addiction

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

What is the definition of addiction?

is IOP appropriate for heroin addiction or do I need rehab?

Last updated June 23, 2014, 3:01 p.m.

Is Intensive Outpatient Therapy (also known as IOP or Intensive Outpatient Treatment) suited to ...

Is Intensive Outpatient Therapy (IOP) appropriate for heroin addiction treatment?

What is "Intensive Outpatient Therapy"

Last updated June 23, 2014, 2:49 p.m.

How is it different from rehab?

What is ZubSolv?

Last updated Jan. 8, 2014, 4:34 p.m.

Marketed like buprenorphine, for maintenance. What's the difference? (Zubsolv vs bupe?)

ZubSolv is marketed as an alternative opioid addiction treatment product, comparable to Buprenorphine, for maintenance programs. It is claimed to...


What is DMHAS in New Jersey?

Last updated Oct. 1, 2013, 5:58 p.m.

I've seen New Jersey "Division of Mental Health Services (DMHS)" and New Jersey "Division of Addiction Services (DAS)" and New Jersey "Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services" also referred to as "DMHAS". Alphabet soup?

What do you do if you need help, but can't afford drug treatment?

Last updated Aug. 19, 2013, 8:10 p.m.

A lot of addicts know they need help, but simply can't afford it. What are the available options for those with financial problems? Is there such thing as financial aid for drug treatment?

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?

What is an intervention?

Last updated Jan. 27, 2013, 10:04 p.m.

What is drug intervention?

Is an intervention kidnapping?

Last updated Jan. 27, 2013, 9:46 p.m.

If the addict doesn't want help, how can an intervention not be kidnapping?

What is NA?

Last updated Sept. 11, 2012, 3:14 p.m.

What is NA (Narcotics Anonymous)?

Where can I find an interventionist in New York City?

Last updated Sept. 2, 2012, 3:03 p.m.

How do I find an interventionist for drug and alcohol addiction in New York City? Who should I call to help me with an intervention?

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?

Are you safe in drug rehab? (inpatient treatment)

Last updated Aug. 30, 2012, 6:21 p.m.

Drugs are scary, and can attract some very dangerous people. Does this create additional risks at inpatient treatment facilities, where recovering drug addicts share residencies?

Is it legal to do an intervention?

Last updated Aug. 15, 2012, 3:41 p.m.

A drug addiction intervention, or even alcohol addiction intervention.


Does my family have to be involved in my drug addiction treatment?

Last updated July 6, 2012, 6:05 p.m.

Drug treatment wants my whole family involved.

Can I go to drug rehab for my alcohol addiction?

Last updated July 3, 2012, 11:54 p.m.

Will drug rehab programs take me in for my alcohol addiction? Or do I need to find alcohol-specific programs?

What is AA?

Last updated June 25, 2012, 6:03 p.m.

What is an AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) meeting?

Does prayer help during recovery from drugs and alcohol?

Last updated June 11, 2012, 1:17 p.m.

I am unsure about how I feel when I bring God into my drug and alcohol addictions, is this going to help?

What is the difference between AA and NA?

Last updated June 6, 2012, 6:14 p.m.

How do AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) and NA (Narcotics Anonymous) programs differ?

What is a 12-step program?

Last updated May 9, 2012, 12:15 p.m.

What is a 12-step program? Are there different ones?

What can you do if someone you know needs help but won’t get it?

Last updated May 7, 2012, 3:54 p.m.

If a friend or family member is struggling with addiction, but won't get help, is there anything you can do? Is it your responsibility to get them through treatment?

How do you know if you need formal detox to quit drugs or alcohol?

Last updated April 30, 2012, 8:54 p.m.

Does everyone need detox to have a successful rehabilitation? How do recovering addicts know when detox is for them?

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