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Feb 12 2018

Heroin Abuse Treatment

#heroin #detox #treatment # Heroin Addiction Treatment An overview of the different types of addiction treatment offered to heroin addicts. Medical Detox (Also Sometimes Known as Rapid Detox) Heroin withdrawal symptoms begin within about 12 hours of a last dose, peak in intensity after 2 or 3 days and last for a week or longer. Although heroin withdrawal symptoms are very rarely dangerous, the detox period is very tough. Medically supervised opiate detox programs use medications to minimize the severity of withdrawal symptoms and keep patients under 24 hour a day observation, to ensure safety and maximal comfort. Many medical …

Jan 10 2018

Compassion fatigue, burnout hit those helping heroin addicts

#,27 #investigates, #heroin #crisis, #home, #local #news, #news, #top #video,cameron #o #brien # Compassion fatigue, burnout hit those helping heroin addicts WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) Besides drug users and their families, the heroin epidemic is impacting those who help fight and treat addiction. Seeing the effects of heroin every day can cause people like EMTs and counselors to burn out. It s what Dr. Charles Figley, with Tulane University, calls compassion fatigue. He said when others help those who are in distress, they can experience an extreme state of tension and the preoccupation with the suffering of those being helped to …

Sep 30 2017

All the money in the world could not cure his drug addiction, says Hans Rausing

# All the money in the world could not cure his drug addiction, says Hans Rausing’s sister A member of one of Britain s richest families, Sigrid Rausing has spoken of her sadness at watching her brother relapse into heroin abuse. Talking today on BBC Radio 4 s Desert Island Discs, she said despite seeking advice from professionals all over the world, the family could do little to help Hans. We had the best people in the world, said 53-year-old Sigrid. We went through all the addiction experts, people specialising in wealthy families. I know that landscape so well. All …

Aug 27 2017

Heroin Addiction #addiction,recovery,nicotine,alcohol,cocaine,methamphetamine,heroin,prescription #drugs,sex,gambling,eating #disorders

# Heroin Addiction Heroin addiction is one of the most destructive and painful addictions in the world and rehab can be a lifelong process. Produced from the poppy, heroin is a semi-synthetic form of morphine. It has been estimated to be one of the most addictive substances created. This is ironic, because when heroin was first marketed, it was thought to be safer than morphine and was used to treat morphine addiction. We now know heroin may be even more addictive than morphine; heroin addiction treatment is very difficult and cravings very persistent. Learn More About Heroin Addiction Signs, Symptoms, …

Aug 7 2017

Heroin Test – Heroin Drug Test – Testing Blood – Urine Tests #heroin,heroin #drug #tests

# Heroin Drug Testing Drug tests are becoming more common among employers who want to be sure that the person they are considering hiring or who is already on their roster of employees is not using any illegal substances. The issue of drug testing may come up as part of the hiring process. An employer may make a conditional offer of employment to a candidate, with the caveat that the individual must pass a drug test before starting work. Current employees may be asked to undergo a drug test on a random basis. The employer may also ask a worker …

Aug 1 2017

Home – Pacific Ocean Drug Rehab, Opiate, Heroin Detox, Pet-friendly, Couple-Friendly, in Orange County #animal

# Welcome to Pacific Ocean Drug Rehab Pacific Ocean Drug Rehab specializes in sobriety programs for men, women any clients dealing with any kind of addictive behavior. From alcoholism to drug addiction, Pacific Ocean Drug Rehab recognizes the differences of men verses clients addiction and emphasizes the great importance of a sobriety program created for all individuals tailored to their specific needs. Our partner program, Sober Companions Orange County, will help to show you how to live your life sober once you have completed treatment. This combination will help you or your loved one have an overall successful and happy …

Jul 23 2017

HBO: Addiction: Treatment: Getting Someone into Treatment: CRAFT: An Alternative to Intervention #hbo, #documentaries, #addiction,

# CRAFT: An Alternative to Intervention Summary The CRAFT method relies on nonconfrontational methods to encourage loved ones to enter addiction treatment. The method also can help family members improve the quality of their lives. CRAFT’s effectiveness has been proven through scientific study. Do you have a substance-using loved one who refuses treatment? The CRAFT program may help. CRAFT – Community Reinforcement and Family Training – teaches the use of healthy rewards to encourage positive behaviors. Plus, it focuses on helping both the substance user and the family. The CRAFT goals are to teach you how to encourage your substance …