how long do delirium tremens last

How Long Do Delirium Tremens Last?

When you break free from alcohol addiction, there can be withdrawal symptoms along the way. One symptom is known as DTs, or delirium tremens. As one of the most worrying symptoms of withdrawal, DTs receive a lot of attention. Take a closer look at what the DTs really are and get the answer to the…

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do I drink too much

Do I Drink Too Much?

People like to believe that determining if someone is an alcoholic is subjective. Unfortunately, that’s far from reality. Over the years, the addiction treatment community has been able to come up with some substantial criteria for measuring alcoholism. Even Alcoholics Anonymous has 20 questions that are pretty good at exposing potential drinking problems. If you…

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signs of employee drug use

Recognizing Signs of Employee Drug Use

In the business world, the employee base is usually a company’s most important asset. When even a single employee is struggling with addiction, it can have a profound effect on how the organization functions. It should go without saying that nonfunctional assets will eventually cost a company money and time. For that reason alone, you…

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dangers of inhalants

Dangers of Inhalants

Sniffing glue or inhaling the fumes from an aerosol can might not sound dangerous. That’s the argument millions of people have used to justify such behavior. After all, how dangerous can a substance be if kids can buy it at any local convenience store? The real answer to that question is–extremely dangerous. People have abused…

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drug relapse warning signs

Notice Drug Relapse Warning Signs

It takes a lot of hard work to get through addiction treatment on the way to a lasting recovery. Unfortunately, recovery is not something that exists in a vacuum. It requires diligence on the part of those recovering over their lifetime. Why do so many people relapse at least once? The answer to this question…

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music therapy in addiction recovery

How Does Music Therapy in Addiction Recovery Work?

Music has a powerful effect on you. In religious rites, it sets the tone for an event. At a party, it provides the backdrop for festivities. Is it any wonder that music therapy in addiction recovery is an excellent tool for healing?Music Relaxes and InspiresIt doesn’t matter if you make the music or listen to…

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Jacksonville drug overdose statistics

Scary Jacksonville Drug Overdose Statistics

Jacksonville in Duval County seems to have it all. The city is a favorite destination for golf tourists and beach enthusiasts.  Its seaport creates a large, stable economy. However, there’s a dark side which the Jacksonville drug overdose statistics clearly proves.How Bad is the Drug Problem?The news has reported a lot about drug statistics. There’ve…

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oxycontin side effects

Worried About OxyContin Side Effects?

Doctors often write OxyContin prescriptions to help their patients numb intense pain. Nowadays, the United States swallows nearly 80 percent of the world’s OxyContin supply. OxyContin is among the most potent narcotic drugs belonging to the opiate class. Thus, OxyContin distorts how the body’s central nervous system reacts to pain. In other words, it increases…

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holistic addiction recovery options

Holistic Addiction Recovery Options

Many different strategies can be used to treat an addiction. Non-medicinal methods that seek to treat the whole person instead of just the disease are known as holistic therapies. Examining your holistic addiction recovery options can reveal just how many therapies there are that can make a difference in the journey to sobriety.Nutrition TherapyWhen it…

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how much does drug rehab cost

How Much Does Drug Rehab Cost?

Although drug rehab is a necessity for those who want to end addiction, there are plenty of reasons to avoid or postpone treatment. Sadly, the cost of treatment is one reason why prospective clients don’t get the help they need. One question is asked again and again – how much does drug rehab cost? Take…

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