Relapse Prevention Techniques for Substance Abuse

Relapse Prevention Techniques for Substance Abuse

When it comes to addiction treatment, you get support from doctors, therapists, peers in recovery, and your loved ones. But staying clean takes ongoing work, focus, and support. In rehab, you learn how to remain free of drugs and alcohol using relapse prevention techniques for substance abuse. What do those techniques include, and will mindfulness-based…

Quitting Drugs Cold Turkey

Don’t Think About Quitting Drugs Cold Turkey

Stopping your drug use abruptly and usually on your own is called quitting drugs cold turkey. Many people think that substance abuse is simply a matter of willpower, and attempting to cease using drugs or alcohol cold turkey is one dangerous way; this erroneous belief leads to many health and safety risks. In particular, benzos…

How Common is Drug Use in Sports_

How Common is Drug Use in Sports?

With the implementation of strict drug testing programs in professional and college sports, you might think drugs in sports have become a non-issue. To some extent, you might be right. However, athletes are still human. They are subject to the same personal issues and health problems as the rest of us. Addiction is a disease…

Side Effects of buprenorphine

The Side Effects of Buprenorphine

Buprenorphine is a staple in the medication-assisted treatment (MAT) of substance abuse. It’s a game-changer for people struggling with opioid addiction. Could this be the missing piece to your recovery? Here’s what you need to know about the side effects of buprenorphine. Beaches Recovery offers extensive treatment options, including MAT, at our opioid addiction treatment…

Women's Drug Rehab center

Drug Rehab Centers for Women

Men and women experience drug addiction in different ways. For that reason, there’s a real need for gender-specific programs that focus on their unique needs. Thankfully, drug rehab centers for women provide supportive, comfortable places for women to recover. At Beaches Recovery, we understand the unique difficulties that women in recovery must overcome. However, we…

Behavioral Therapy

Behavioral Activation Therapy

If you are struggling with depression or anxiety in your life, you may also feel paralyzed to take part in life like you once did. This is a common response to mental health disorders. However, this response will only make the condition you are suffering from worse. What can help in these situations are behavioral…

opiate detox withdrawal

Opiate Withdrawal Treatment

Opiates are prescribed to alleviate pain. In fact, most people use opiates as prescribed. However, opiate abuse is on the rise. It’s estimated that anywhere from 24 million to 36 million people in the world abuse opiates or prescription drugs. Drug addiction is a chronic brain disease that is characterized by compulsive drug-seeking despite the…

overdosing on xanax

Can You Overdose on Xanax?

If you use or are about to use Xanax as a prescription, it is critical to know if you can overdose on it. This prescribed medication is often abused and requires a Xanax rehab center for recovery. Doctors around the country prescribe this medication for people who struggle with anxiety. The problem is that many…