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Aftercare Programs

Aftercare Programs

January 30th, 2019

A brief guide to aftercare programs for alcohol rehab and their importance in the recovery process.

When Rehab Is a Revolving Door: What to Do When Alcohol Treatment Doesn't Work

When Rehab Is a Revolving Door: What to Do When Alcohol Treatment Doesn’t Work

July 15th, 2018

A brief review on the incidence of relapse in the treatment of drinking problems, with some ideas for how rehabs can target people ABOUT TO RELAPSE…and intervene. Your ideas are welcomed at the end.

32 How do you get Antabuse? How is Antabuse supplied?

How do you get Antabuse? How is Antabuse supplied?

April 23rd, 2015

You can get a prescription for Antabuse after a medical assessment and making a decision with your doctor. Antabuse is not for everyone. Learn more about how Antabuse is supplied here.

90 How long does Vivitrol stay in your system?

How long does Vivitrol stay in your system?

April 11th, 2015

Vivitrol injections trigger an initial, transient peak about 2 hours after administration, which is followed by a second peak occurring approximately 2-3 days after injection. More on how Vivitrol metabolizes here.

6 Is Antabuse addictive?

Is Antabuse addictive?

April 5th, 2015

NO. Antabuse is not addictive. In fact, Antabuse is used for treating patients who suffer from chronic alcoholism. We review what Antabuse is made of and its other properties, here.

8 Is Vivitrol addictive?

Is Vivitrol addictive?

March 21st, 2015

NO. Vivitrol is not addictive. In fact, Vivitrol has zero abuse and addiction potential. We review what Vivitrol is made of and how it’s used here.

21 Does acamprosate work for alcoholism or alcohol dependence?

Does acamprosate work for alcoholism or alcohol dependence?

February 24th, 2015

Yes, acamprosate can help lessen cravings for drinking and is effective in the treatment of alcoholism. More on this treatment option for alcohol dependence here.

3 Can you get high on Antabuse?

Can you get high on Antabuse?

February 23rd, 2015

No, you cannot get high on Antabuse. In fact, Antabuse has no euphoric effect. For more details on Antabuse’s mechanism of action, continue reading here.

Does acamprosate get you high?

Does acamprosate get you high?

February 15th, 2015

No, acamprosate does not get you high or have euphoric effect. More here on its mechanism of action in the central nervous system.

Is acamprosate effective?

Is acamprosate effective?

January 28th, 2015

Yes. Acamprosate appears useful in helping people diagnosed with alcohol dependence to stay sober by decreasing cravings. More on its effectiveness and success as a treatment option here.