The Detox Timeline for Opiates

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated June 3, 2020

Opiates are narcotic analgesics (extremely powerful and highly addictive painkillers) containing opium naturally derived from poppy plants. Similarly, opioids are narcotic analgesics made from synthetic ingredients. That being said, many people use the terms interchangeably, as they’re both exceedingly potent and habit-forming drugs. The effects of opiates on the body can result in severe changes. Read More

The Best Way to Detox from Opiates

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated June 2, 2020

Opiates fall under the umbrella of narcotic analgesics, a potent class of drugs used to treat severe or chronic pain. Opioids are also narcotic analgesics. Definitionally, opiates contain opium naturally derived from poppy plants, whereas opioids contain synthetic ingredients. That said, when people refer to either of the two, they’re usually referencing all types of Read More

Should I Go to Rehab During Coronavirus?

Edited by Paul Alexander

Last updated April 17, 2020

Amid the present coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, feelings of anxiety are on the rise. The stress associated with social isolation and fears about the pandemic can be especially high for those suffering from drug and alcohol addiction. If you’re struggling with addiction, you might be wondering if you should be going to rehab during the current Read More

Benzo Detox Timeline: Everything You Need to Know

Edited by Keerthy Sunder

Last updated January 28, 2020

Alprazolam, better known as its brand name Xanax, is a benzodiazepine that’s widely prescribed to treat anxiety and panic disorder. It’s also been characteristically misused with an increasing number over overdoses, particularly in teens, in recent years. A study published by the American Psychiatric Association at the end of 2018 claimed over 12 percent of Read More

Benzo Detox: What to Expect

Edited by Keerthy Sunder

Last updated January 23, 2020

As a prescribed medication, benzo use is not uncommon. The number of Americans who filled prescriptions for benzodiazepines increased to 13.1 million by 2013, as reported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. It also highlighted a second study that showed the percentage of people prescribed benzos with opioids rose by 17 percent in 2013. Read More

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