Category: Detox Center


Are Benzodiazepines as Dangerous as Opiates?

Benzodiazepines are a class of drugs that act on the central nervous system as a depressant that most people will recognize by their brand names; Xanax, Ativan, Klonopin and Valium. These drugs can be prescribed in their generic form and…


Detox Centers are the First Step to Recovery

For some people, the opportunity to become clean and sober from drug or alcohol addiction is best left to medical professionals Detoxing from drugs or alcohol can be quite dangerous and a medically assisted detox center can reduce withdrawal symptoms…

Disturbing Addiction Statistics: The Social and Economic Costs of An Epidemic

By Sam Knight, Director of Outreach at Detox Local Throughout the country, average citizens and governments alike are taking notice of the ever-growing opioid epidemic. After the New York Times published a study last month stating that overdose deaths rose…


Detox Centers are the First Step on the Path to Healing

For some people dealing with drug or alcohol dependence, detoxification is the very first step in a comprehensive treatment plan to help them recover. Detoxing from drugs or alcohol can have unpleasant side effects and suddenly ceasing drugs or alcohol…


The Benefits of Going into a Drug Detox

Drug and alcohol addiction is a horrible and debilitating disease that can strike anybody, no matter who the person might be. For most people, the ability to become clean or sober, isn’t something they can do on their own due…


What is a Detox Program Like?

Drug detox can be the first step towards a healthier, better future. However, the thought of going through a detox and withdrawal is what prevents many addicts from accepting any type of professional help. The addict knows what withdrawal feels…

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