The Effects of Mixing Suboxone and Alcohol

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Suboxone is prescribed to treat opioid dependence, acute or chronic pain.

In most cases, the drug helps to overcome addiction and avoid relapse after treatment.

Sadly, suboxone users mix the prescribed medication with alcohol, trying to reach the same high as the opioid agonist.

Mixing Suboxone with alcohol is extremely dangerous; this fatal mix is known for causing breathing problems.

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Ambulatory, or Outpatient Addiction Treatment

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Ambulatory or outpatient treatment does not involve an overnight stay at a treatment facility. Outpatient or ambulatory care may take place at a doctor’s office, medical facility, hospital, mental health or rehabilitation treatment facility. Treatment could range from acute withdrawal management to maintenance treatment.

Less Disruptive and More Effective at Lower Cost

Outpatient treatment for addiction is more acceptable to patients because it does not uproot them from the home environment ...

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Alcohol and Drug Detox and Rehab Centers

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Rehabilitation facilities are utilized to recover from various medical conditions – physical, mental illness, and addiction. Drug and alcohol detoxification and rehab centers specialize in treating individuals addicted to various substances.

Most drug and alcohol detoxification and rehab facilities treat a range of chemical dependency. The major difference is in the modality of care – inpatient or outpatient. Some treatment programs differentiate themselves based on age or gender-based treatment.

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Heroin Addiction Treatment

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Opiates can all be extremely addictive, and heroin is a potent opiate with a high risk of overdose.

Short-term and long-term users risk lethal overdose every time they use it. Treating an addiction to heroin addiction is difficult and requires medical, pharmacological and therapeutic support.

When dealing with heroin addiction, it’s important to get professional help in a qualified treatment center.

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What is an Intensive Outpatient Program?

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Are you considering a treatment program that will fully address your needs?

Do you prefer to get better in a less restrictive environment?

Does building a supportive network of friends and family important to you during the treatment process?

With a focus on laying a foundation for long-term recovery, our Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) addresses individual needs and helps you develop a supportive network at home. Proven to help with alcohol and drugs, the treatment ...

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What is Naloxone?

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Naloxone is a medication that can reverse the opioid overdose and help potentially save a life.

 

As part of Governor Murphy’s initiative to combat opioid crisis, NJ Human Services is making naloxone – the opioid overdose reversal drug – available for free on June 18th.
You can visit any of the PARTICIPATING PHARMACIES to obtain free naloxone kit.

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Safe Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Management

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What are Benzos?

In recent years, the opioid epidemic has received notable attention in the media. On the positive note, medications such as Benzodiazepines, or benzos, are usually prescribed to treat anxiety and help people. On the other hand, prescribed benzos take a heavy tall. The number of drug dependencies and even fatalities from prescription drugs is increasing every year.

Surprisingly, these are the most prescribed medications in the United States. Physicians often prescribe Benzodiazepine ...

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Alcohol Withdrawal Management

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How to Treat Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

What Is Alcohol Withdrawl?

Alcohol withdrawal syndrome can develop when you suddenly stop drinking alcohol after a period of frequent and substantial consumption, be it vodka, whiskey, wine or beer.

If you are unable to stop consuming alcohol despite wanting to, or despite negative consequences, it is an addiction.

If you try to stop consuming alcohol and experience withdrawal symptoms, it is chemical dependence.

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What Heroin can do to Your Body?

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Home » BlogsThere is an increase in the use of heroin in the streets of the US resulting from the ban on Opana and hydrocodone. Those who were addicts of these pain relieving treatments see heroin as the best option that is left. This is even elevated by the fact that heroin can be easily acquired on the streets. Evidently, the number of admissions at an addiction treatment center is rising due to the ever-increasing heroin ...

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NJ Biz : Ambulatory detox centers starting to catch on

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Center for Network Therapy in Middlesex becoming a model for the health care industry

When the Center for Network Therapy first opened its doors in Middlesex and asked for referrals to its ambulatory detox service, New Jersey’s medical community wasn’t very eager.

But in the past two years, the service has become popular and hospitals with existing outpatient detox programs, such as Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth, are looking at the model.

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