Rapid Heroin Detox | Waismann Method

Rapid Heroin Detox vs. Standard Heroin Detox

There are substantial differences between rapid and standard heroin detox. Understanding heroin and the need for assistance in detoxification of the body is the first step in choosing the right program. Heroin Explained Heroin is a substance that begins as opium, which is taken from the poppy plant. The opium is refined to make morphine,…

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Opiate Treatment Center | Waismann Method

Overcoming Opioids: Finding An Effective Opiate Treatment Center

Overcoming an opiate addiction can be a daunting process, and not one that usually one should attempt alone. With the right treatment program, one can overcome the dreadful withdrawal symptoms, determine the addiction’s root causes, and finish with health & empowerment. An effective opiate treatment center should offer the following. Medical Management The single most important…

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The Dangers of Hoarding Opioids

The Dangers of Hoarding Opioids

An opioid epidemic continues to rage in the United States, and much of the problem is fueled by prescription opioids. The rate of overdose deaths from opioids (both heroin and prescription opiates) has quadrupled since 1999, according to the Department of Health and Human Services. More than 165,000 people have died from prescription opioids during…

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Why accidental overdose is so common after relapse

Why accidental overdose is so common after relapse

Former opioid users have a lot to be proud of: they have successfully made it through a challenging withdrawal process and learned how to cope with an opioid-free life. However, people in recovery remain vulnerable to future relapse — and that relapse can be deadly. Recovering opioid users who relapse have a higher risk for…

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New California Law Targeting Doctor-Shopping for Opioids

New California Law Targeting ‘Doctor-Shopping’ for Opioids

More than two million Americans suffered from prescription opioid abuse in 2012, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Although there are many legal and institutional factors driving the current opioid epidemic, one of the most damaging is lax restrictions on patients visiting numerous physicians to get multiple prescriptions for opioid painkillers. So-called “doctor-shopping”…

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New Study Can Change How We See and Treat Depression

Throughout human history, people of all ages, races, and socioeconomic backgrounds have struggled with depression. At different points in time, we have conceptualized depression differently. In past centuries, depressed mood was seen as an affliction from God or as the manifestation of a weak will. More recently, however, we came to view depression as a…

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International Overdose Awareness Day

Take Action Now: August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day

August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day. This day of awareness takes special significance this year, as the United States grapples with an opioid epidemic of monumental proportions. This year, pledge to take action to raise education about the opioid epidemic, advocate for increased treatment access, and curb the overdose rate in our country. Together, we can…

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