getting them to rehab

How To Help A Loved One Go To Rehab

Addiction is a common problem that impacts many more people than you might believe. Over 70,000 drug overdose deaths occur in the US annually. People who suffer from substance abuse disorder can become unrecognizable to even their closest friends and family members. The disease can ruin relationships, friendships, and professions, as well as put a…

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Is Medically-Assisted Detox Right for You?

In a medically-assisted detox program, medical professionals monitor the patient and administer medication that counteracts some of the more painful withdrawal symptoms. In alcohol and opioid detox programs, the withdrawal symptoms can be so severe that they can become life-threatening. Severe dehydration due to diarrhea and vomiting can lead to heart failure when blood sodium…