Monthly Archives: February 2018

  • How Long Does It Take for Opioid (Painkillers/Heroin) Cravings to Go Away?
    February 26, 2018
    When Will Opioid Cravings Finally Stop? Do heroin cravings ever go away? Opioid addiction, including heroin, is one of the most debilitating and habit-forming types of substance abuse. Opioids produce powerful effects that cause the brain to crave more doses, rewarding the user with a surge of dopamine in...
  • The Benefits of Outpatient Addiction Treatment
    February 19, 2018
    What Is Outpatient Rehabilitation? Outpatient addiction treatment has a multitude of benefits and can be a successful form of addiction rehabilitation as a main recovery program or as part of the larger continuum of care. What is outpatient rehab? Outpatient rehab or addiction treatment is a good option for...
  • Reflections Recovery Center: Exceptionally LGBT-Friendly Drug and Alcohol Rehab
    February 12, 2018
    Giving effective care for an individual in recovery from substance abuse and addiction means treating the “whole person,” and caring for who that person truly is. The ultimate goal of addiction treatment and recovery is to help an individual learn who they truly are and how to live their...
  • Opioid Prescription Drug Abuse vs. Heroin: Differences and Similarities in Treatment
    February 5, 2018
    Treatment Comparison: Opioid Prescription Drug Abuse vs. Heroin Abuse Prescription opioid painkillers and heroin have a lot in common. They are both opioids, with chemicals that bind to receptors on cells in the brain and body. Addiction to either drug is very serious, but treatment is possible. Not surprisingly,...