A brief guide to aftercare programs for alcohol rehab and their importance in the recovery process.
alcohol relapse prevention
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
No, acamprosate does not get you high or have euphoric effect. More here on its mechanism of action in the central nervous system.
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.