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Heroin Laced with Fentanyl is Causing a Spike in Overdose Deaths

Heroin Laced with Fentanyl is Causing a Spike in Overdose Deaths

December 29th, 2018

Fentanyl has been causing overdose deaths to spike since 2010. Learn about how drug dealers are lacing heroin with fentanyl…and get prepared to prevent overdose here.

1 What's a day in rehab like?

What’s a day in rehab like?

September 5th, 2015

An AM-PM account of a typical day in addiction rehab.

1 Top 10 questions to ask addiction rehabs (before you go)

Top 10 questions to ask addiction rehabs (before you go)

February 7th, 2015

10 honest questions to use as you choose a rehab for yourself or a loved one.

1 What should I bring to rehab?

What should I bring to rehab?

November 11th, 2014

BRING: Appropriate and comfortable clothes. LEAVE: Jewelry. More tips on how to pack for rehab here.

3 Residential rehab for substance abuse: How to avoid getting ripped off

Residential rehab for substance abuse: How to avoid getting ripped off

December 22nd, 2013

Choosing a residential rehab can be confusing, frustrating and overwhelming. But knowing the right questions to ask can help alleviate the guess work and lead to an informed decision. More on how to prepare for residential rehab for substance abuse.

62 Free adult Christian drug rehab treatment centers

Free adult Christian drug rehab treatment centers

February 13th, 2011

Qualities of drug treatment centers relevant for Christians should include 12 step teachings. But which secular mental health treatments can complement Christian teachings in free adult christian drug rehab treatment centers? We explore here.

5 INTERVIEWS with addiction aftercare programs: Beating Addiction

INTERVIEWS with addiction aftercare programs: Beating Addiction

January 5th, 2009

America is a country of over 23.6 million addicts … And BeatingAddiction.com is a social network that wants to help. Any addict. Any addiction. Read about the ideas and the beliefs behind this unique community as we talk to founder Alexander Kintis. We explore the WHY? WHAT? and WHO? of Beating Addiction in this interview.

15 INTERVIEWS with addiction and drug rehab centers: The Way Station

INTERVIEWS with addiction and drug rehab centers: The Way Station

December 17th, 2008

Continuing our new interview series, we talk to Brian Dooley of the Way Station in Orange County, CA a treatment center that uses neurofeedback to treat brain conditions including autism, ADD, ADHD, addiction, anxiety and depression. I was attracted by the treatment center’s pioneering use of biofeedback for addiction treatment, as the modality sits on the fringe of mainstream medical practice. We talk with Brian about their outpatient philosophy and the best practices Way Station uses today.

4 INTERVIEWS with addiction aftercare programs: STAGES

INTERVIEWS with addiction aftercare programs: STAGES

December 6th, 2008

To inaugurate a new interview series, we talk to Cole Watts of STAGES of Recovery in Lubbock, TX a sober living aftercare program targeting college students. STAGES three core concepts of recovery support, education and career development help guide university students in recovery. Can newly recovered university students really achieve sobriety in a college town? See for yourself.

2 Switching off cravings - topiramate used to manage addiction

Switching off cravings – topiramate used to manage addiction

October 23rd, 2008

Neurology researchers are looking into how to switch off the intense cravings that triggers addiction. They are doing this by tweaking the reward pathways that reinforce addictive patterns. But is managed alcoholism still alcoholism? Should we be seeking such treatments or simply make people choose between intoxication or sobriety?

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