Category: drug rehab

Drug Rehab & Addiction Center in Utah

Treatment After Detox – Why Drug Detox Is Only the First Step

There’s no doubt that addiction is a difficult condition to overcome, no matter what substance is the source of the problem. Many Americans think of detoxing as synonymous with recovery, but that isn’t the case. Detoxing is only the first step to overcoming a drug addiction – and stopping there can create dangers for patients.…
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Treating Drug Addiction with Drugs – Does Medication-Assisted Addiction Treatment Actually Work?

Opioid addiction has been a growing problem in the United States, both through legal and illegal forms of the drug. In 2016, roughly 64,000 people died of opioid overdoses – a number that surpasses the causalities from the Vietnam and Iraq wars combined. There’s no doubt that opioids are an issue in America, and one…
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Pediatric Care in Provo

Pediatric Care aka “Provo Pediatrics”   At Pomarri, we know how valuable good people are to a community. That’s why when we come across other good businesses in the community doing good things, we like to share it with you. And if you’re in need of a pediatrician and you live here in Orem or…
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Withdrawal Symptoms: What To Expect With Absence of Your Substance

One of the biggest reasons why addicts will continue their addiction is the fear of withdrawals. They can be very uncomfortable and even unbearable to face. Depending on your substance, the duration of how long you have taken it or the dosage, and history of abuse, can all affect how severe your withdrawal symptoms will…
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Holiday Hangovers

Relapses are more common around the Holidays. There are many factors into why this happens. But we can clarify some for you so that you can understand your own addiction or the person struggling in your life. Even during a long and sober recovery holidays can spike in relapses for addicts and alcoholics. The most…
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Dangers of At-Home Detox

Dangers of detox of Benzos and Alcohol The most dangerous substances to detox that could be potentially harmful and deadly are benzodiazapine and alcohol. What are benzos? They are prescription drugs like xanax, valum, and klonopin. It is usually appealing to do at-home detox for users because they believe it will be the most low…
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Maternal Drug Abuse

While drug abuse is slowly rising in our nation we also see increase with maternal drug abuse which leads to harmful effects of an unborn baby. The use of opiates while pregnancy causes withdrawal symptoms called NEONATAL ABSTINENCE SYNDROME  It is estimated that every 25 minutes a baby is born with this syndrome and causes…
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Love Is The Drug Tee – Addiction Awareness

You can purchase tee shirts designed to raise awareness of addiction and to help support those who need treatment and don’t have the means to pay for it. The shirt logo is symbolic for the baby steps addicts take to recovery and the lettering is retro inspired by the love movement in the 1970’s. You…
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How Can You Reduce Stress

Stress is one of the many triggers of addiction. When we are stressed and we don’t have the necessary tools to relieve it, we can go to our previous coping mechanisms to deal with the stress. You can start with basic steps to helping your body manage stress better. Meditation Sometimes when we have racing…
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Opioid Overdose Reversal

Opioid Overdose Opioid overdose can happen: When a patient misunderstands the directions for use, accidentally takes an extra dose, or deliberately misuses a prescription opioid or an illicit drug like heroin If a person takes opioid medications prescribed for someone else If a person mixes opioids with other medications, alcohol, or over-the-counter drugs Opioid overdose…
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