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5 Benefits of Medication-Assisted Treatment

Many people struggle with addiction. Sadly, this trend seems to be increasing, with drug and alcohol use rates rising in the past decade. One significant factor that stops people from getting treatment for addiction is the fear of detox and withdrawal. There is the misconception that withdrawal symptoms are unavoidable and that detox will be…

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Can Benzo Addiction Be Deadly?

Addiction rates in the United States have continued to climb throughout the past decade and are at an all-time high. While many illicit drugs, such as cocaine and meth, contribute to this increase in addiction rates, prescription drugs also play a large part. Benzos are some of the most overprescribed and often abused drugs today—and…

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Symptoms of Benzo Withdrawal

Benzodiazepines, also known as benzos, are among the most commonly prescribed medications in the United States, with tens of millions of people taking these drugs. Benzodiazepines are widely used for treating anxiety, insomnia, seizures, muscle spasms, and alcohol withdrawal. It is also commonly used as a premedication for medical or dental procedures. Benzodiazepines have a…

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Dangers of Prescription Drug Abuse

All psychoactive substances carry some risk of addiction. Since addiction can lead to physical and psychological dependence, seeking an additional level of treatment can save your life. Many prescription medications taken according to your doctor’s recommendations can result in physical dependency. The side effects of many prescription drugs end up damaging people’s health, self-image, relationships,…

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Long-Term Effects of Heroin Abuse

Heroin addiction is one of the most challenging addictions to treat, physiologically and psychologically. Understanding the effects of heroin abuse can help you prepare for life beyond detox and recovery. At Solution Based Treatment & Detox (SBT) in Murrieta, CA, our evidence-based drug rehab treatment gives clients a firm foundation to maintain sobriety and recover…

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5 Benefits of Benzo Addiction Treatment

Doctors often prescribe benzodiazepines or benzos for patients experiencing treatment-resistant anxiety or traumatic stress. Tens of millions of Americans take these drugs each year, so some people may think they are perfectly safe. However, benzos are highly habit-forming, and benzo addiction is a significant health concern. If you or a loved one has been looking…

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Symptoms of Alcohol Withdrawal

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 360 million people worldwide have alcohol use disorder (AUD), which means they will go through alcohol withdrawal if they stop drinking. Alcohol withdrawal symptoms can range from mild to life-threatening, so it’s best to enter a supervised detox program if you’re experiencing them—such as the one offered by…

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Preparing for Women’s Rehab

Addiction is one of the biggest health concerns in America today, with millions of people struggling with drug and alcohol addiction every year. Addiction is a disease that knows no boundaries, as people from all walks of life can develop a dependence on substances to cope with the pressure of day-to-day life. Women, in particular,…

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Marijuana and Young Adults

While some people can use marijuana without consequences, people with unresolved trauma and particular life circumstances cannot use marijuana without moving on to more dangerous drugs as their tolerance builds. Marijuana is a trigger for people who are addicted to cocaine, methamphetamine, alcohol, and many other drugs. Marijuana makes people more likely to relapse into…