Entries by Solutions 4 Recovery

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Understanding the Dangers of Heroin and Fentanyl

Understanding the Dangers of Heroin and Fentanyl In recent years the country has been in the throes of a drug epidemic, the degree of which the U.S. has never experienced before.  At the center of the crisis lie opioids, including the illicit drug heroin, and prescription analgesics such as fentanyl, OxyContin, Dilaudid, and others.  In […]

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How to Sober Up from Drugs or Alcohol Safely

When learning that someone is ready to sober up from drugs or alcohol, following cheers of delight the assumption is that this simply involves discontinuing substance use. A general lack of understanding about the science of addiction is at the center of this very common naiveté. In fact, addiction and chemical dependence dictate thought and […]

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Addiction Therapy San Juan Capistrano

Solutions 4 Recovery Offers Addiction Therapy San Juan Capistrano Unwinding the compulsive behaviors that have resulted in a drug or alcohol addiction takes time and lots of patience.  No one sets out to become an addict, that is for certain. The circumstances that may have contributed to addiction to taking root will vary dramatically from […]

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Conducting Professional Intervention

Conducting Professional Intervention People who have a serious substance use disorder are very adept at encasing themselves in a cocoon of denial.  As long as they can convince themselves that their abuse of drugs or alcohol doesn’t harm anyone they can continue their compulsive and destructive habit.  In reality, of course, addiction impacts everyone within […]

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Mental Health Substance Abuse Treatment Centers

Mental Health Substance Abuse Treatment Centers On their own, mental health disorders and substance use disorders can be difficult to treat.  When these disorders occur together, referred to as a dual diagnosis or co-occurring disorders, treatment can become even more challenging.  The difficulty is attempting to determine which of the two disorders emerged first, identifying […]

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Naltrexone Uses

Naltrexone Uses in Addiction Treatment Yes, getting clean and sober is rough.  Withdrawing from opiates or alcohol can be highly uncomfortable for those first few days of detoxifying the body, but, fortunately, withdrawal symptoms usually subside by the end of a week.  Getting sober is hard, but detox and withdrawal isn’t the real challenge in […]