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Xanax Withdrawal Timeline

Xanax is commonly used in the US by doctors to treat psychological disorders such as anxiety, insomnia, and panic attacks. Addiction begins when someone uses Xanax as a recreational drug or consumes higher doses than their doctor’s directions. If you or someone you care about struggles with Xanax addiction, help is available at Atlanta Detox…

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What to Expect After Drug Detox

Drug detox is the first step towards addiction recovery. For many, it is also the hardest. Starting detox can be overwhelming, emotional, and anxiety-inducing, especially if you don’t know what to expect. At the same time, it can be unnerving not knowing what to expect after detox is over. Luckily, drug detox centers around the…

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Is it Safe to Detox from Home?

Detox can be the most difficult time in early recovery. Unfortunately, addiction stigmas leave many people to try to quit using drugs and alcohol on their own. Is it safe to detox from home? More often than not, at-home drug detox is dangerous and ineffective. The safest way to detox from drugs or alcohol is…

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How to Prepare for Inpatient Detox Treatment

Finding the right addiction recovery program isn’t always easy. It can be challenging to understand and weigh treatment options, costs, and the time you really need for recovery. Making the right choice for you and your loved ones is essential. When it comes to types of recovery programs, inpatient or residential addiction treatment provides the…

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How Long Does Medical Detox Take?

Alcohol and drug addiction affect people in different communities across the country. Unfortunately, there are many stigmas around addiction and recovery that prevent people from seeking help. Many people try to detox from drugs or alcohol at home. This “cold turkey” approach often leads to relapse, other drug use, and overdose. Medical detox is the…

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What to Expect from Benzo Detox

  Benzodiazepines, more commonly known as benzos, are a commonly prescribed class of prescription drugs. Doctors across the country prescribe benzos to people from all walks of life every day. Generally, benzos are designed for short-term anxiety relief or insomnia. Sometimes, benzos treat other conditions too. Because of their calming effect and ability to treat…

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What Does The Cocaine Detox Timeline Look Like?

Cocaine use disorder is a severe problem that causes several long-term physical and psychological effects. Despite the obvious consequences, millions of people in the US continue using cocaine and other opioids. Fortunately, a cocaine detox program can help you quit and restore your life for a drug-free future. Atlanta Detox Center can assist you through…

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Break the Pill Popping Addiction

How severe is the pill-popping prescription drug abuse in the US? Many Americans use prescription drugs responsibly and do not need to seek prescription drug addiction treatment programs. However, millions of Americans misuse prescription medications like antidepressants, stimulants, and opioids at least once a year. In addition, thousands of people begin misusing prescription drugs daily.…

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Cocaine Habit vs. Addiction: What’s The Difference?

Cocaine may seem less popular than it was in the 1980s party culture. However, cocaine is still used today as a party drug, stimulant, and gateway drug to other illicit substance abuse. While many people may casually use cocaine at raves, clubs, and parties, casual cocaine use can quickly become a habit. In most cases,…