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The Opioid Withdrawal Timeline

Opioids (sometimes called narcotic analgesics) are a class of potent and immensely addictive substances. They include both illegally manufactured drugs and pharmaceutical medications used to …

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The Difference Between Opioid vs. Opiate

Abuse of opioids and opiates is a widespread problem throughout the United States. Devastatingly, an average of 128 people die every day from an overdose. …

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What Are the Symptoms of Opiate Withdrawal?

Opiates contain opium, which is naturally derived from poppies. They fall under the umbrella of opioids, a class of narcotic analgesics (highly potent and habit-forming …

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What to Look for with Bipolar Disorder and Substance Abuse

Addiction and mental illness co-occur at alarming rates. While there are many possible combinations of co-occurring conditions, bipolar disorder and substance abuse are among the …

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What is Dual Diagnosis?

Substance abuse and mental illness often coincide, and treating them separately can be unproductive for those in recovery. For this reason, we at Northbound Treatment …

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The Link Between Co-Occurring Disorders and Substance Abuse

Many alcoholics and drug addicts also suffer from a mental health condition. It goes both ways, too—those with severe mental illness often struggle with substance …

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How to Hold an Alcohol Intervention

According to the 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, nearly 140 million Americans ages 12 and above consume alcohol at least once a …

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Common Dual Diagnosis Examples

Before diving in, it’s important to answer the question: what is dual diagnosis? When a person has a dual diagnosis, they’re diagnosed with drug or …

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What Is a Dual Diagnosis Program?

Psychological health and substance use are interconnected, as they both influence our choices, behaviors, and overall well-being. Not every person who drinks alcohol or does …

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