Maintenance therapy is a term meant to describe any medical treatment-procedure enabling the patient to remain in a disease-free state, or in the case of drug detoxification – an addiction-free state. While undergoing drug detoxification process, the primary goal of the treatment is to become free from drug-addiction and get into remission. Following this, the […]
If you are stuck in the drug abuse cycle, the US Rehab Network’s drug addiction recovery centers are the perfect means of taking back charge of your life. Drug addiction is a complex condition, with biological, psychological, emotional and social aspects. Drug addiction recovery requires careful treatment, support and care.
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Opioid-addiction related illnesses that require immediate medical management include opioid intoxication, over-dosage, and acute opioid withdrawal symptoms. Chronic opioid abuse requires medical interventions such as opioid agonist therapy, psychotherapy, and long-term maintenance therapy, which prevents addiction relapse.
Acute intoxication of opiates are managed with emergency medical procedures to ensure healthy cardiac function and stability of vital […]
Drug rehab is the term used to describe the process of medical or psychotherapeutic treatment for addiction to drugs such as cocaine, heroin, amphetamines, alcohol and many others.
The purpose of this process is to help the individual to disrupt any intake of drugs and to cleanse his/her body of any traces of the drugs they […]
Alcohol abuse is represented by the constant consumption of large amounts of alcohol. Any individual can be affected by this disorder – no matter their gender, age or ethnicity.
The goal of the treatment of alcohol abuse is abstinence. The main factors that may affect the rehabilitation process are support from the family/community, physical and mental […]
Heroin intoxication due to over-dosage is clinically represented by characteristic symptoms commonly associated with other toxicology conditions. Symptoms of heroin poisoning usually develop within ten minutes of IV injection and is diagnosed based on the occurrence of respiratory depression and myosis, leading to a comatose stage. Death due to heroin poisoning is primarily attributed to […]
How to Manage Drug Withdrawal
Drug withdrawal consists in abnormal physiological or psychological reactions to the discontinuation or reduction of taking a certain recreational drug or medication.
The most common withdrawal symptoms are: sweating, palpitation, anxiety, tremors, nausea, vomiting, irritability, headaches, muscle tension and depression followed by social isolation.
Some uncommon and dangerous withdrawal symptoms are: strokes, hallucinations, […]
There is no way to get catapulted into recovery if you are a drug or alcohol user. The fact that you realize you have a problem and are looking at treatment options is a great leap in itself. The next phase of the de-addiction journey needs medical supervision and expert care as your body learns […]
Getting over a longstanding drug addiction with the help of Medication-Assisted Therapy (MAT) is a major achievement for any chronic substance-abuser. However, in most cases, the initial detoxification process is only the beginning of a long-term fight against cravings and relapse. Therefore, it is of utmost importance to continue MAT with individual guidance counseling, cognitive […]
Alcohol detoxification is defined as the abrupt cessation of alcohol in subjects suffering from the chronic disease of “Alcohol Use Disorder” or simply termed, “Alcoholism”. The sudden withdrawal of alcohol in alcohol-dependent subjects causes severe withdrawal symptoms, which are both physical and psychological in nature. Being the first step of detox, alcohol withdrawal symptoms are […]