Why Treating Alcohol Dependence in an Outpatient Setting is Preferred

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Most addiction treatment providers treat dependence on alcohol in an inpatient setting.

This may be the right setting for individuals who do not have a modicum of support at home, have an acute co-occurring medical condition, or actively suffering from delirium tremens or seizures.

However, acute withdrawal from alcohol can be safely treated in an outpatient setting. The Center For Network Therapy has detoxed hundreds of patients suffering from ...

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FREE OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE

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For any individual to enter recovery from alcohol or substance abuse, they must want to change, including their lifestyle. Changing one’s lifestyle is not easy. It will be one of their life’s biggest challenge. However commitment, discipline and courage to make the change and stick with it will ...

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Five Practical Ways to Keep a Tab On Your Drinking

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Have you been considering cutting back on drinking? Maybe you have encountered some adverse health or relationship issues due to your drinking, or you just don’t wish to go over the limit in your next drinking session with your friends.

If you are drinking too much, well beyond you tolerance level which puts you at risk for alcohol-related conditions such as liver damage, then you might ...

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Medication for Withdrawal Management and Detoxification

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Medication for Withdrawal Management and Detoxification

Drug withdrawal is a severe state caused when individuals stop or dramatically reduce their usage on which they were heavily dependent for several weeks, months or years. The sudden withdrawal may result in symptoms that are difficult, severe or even can be life-threatening. The severity of withdrawal symptoms may also depend on its level of dependence. The person is at high risk if ...

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Beware Withdrawal Symptoms – They can be Fatal!

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Home » Blogs » Page 9Upon abrupt discontinuation or decrease in intake of substances of abuse, an individual goes into a phase called “withdrawal”.

It happens after repeated use of opiates (pain pills/heroin), alcohol and benzodiazepines and buprenorphine (trade names: Suboxone, Bunavail, Zubsolv), a medication used to treat opioid withdrawal and cravings.

Withdrawal causes acute physical distress and, in the case of alcohol and benxodiazepines, it can cause seizures or even death.The symptoms may include ...

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