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Posts tagged ‘prescription drug rehab’

Prescription Drug Rehab

Written on: June 2nd, 2010 By:

In the US, abuse of prescription drugs is not only rising more rapidly than that of street drugs, it has overtaken it.¬† According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), an estimated 48 million Americans,¬† 20% of the total population, are abusing prescriptions today.¬† That’s more than those abusing all street drugs combined. The […]


California Prescription Drug Rehab

Written on: May 18th, 2009 By:

California Prescription Drug Rehab If you or a loved one is hooked on prescription pills, there‚Äôs no better place to go for California prescription drug rehab than SouthCoast Recovery in Dana Point, California. SouthCoast Recovery has received national attention for its specialized program tailored to treat those struggling with prescription drug addiction. Whether it‚Äôs opiate-based […]


Roxicet Addiction Treatment

Written on: March 3rd, 2009 By:

Roxicet Addiction Treatment Roxicet (Roxy) is a prescribed opiate-based painkiller combined with the properties of oxycodone and acetaminophen for moderate to severe pain. Roxicet carries a high possibility of addiction given that it is derived from opium, the same derivative found in its street cousin, heroin. Individuals who take or abuse Roxicet are also likely […]


Narconon Rehabilitation

Written on: December 26th, 2008 By:

The implementation of the narconon program is done in residential treatment centers. The program is an in-patient drug rehab treatment program, in which students stay at the facility for the duration of the addiction treatment. As a preliminary step in treatment the individual participate in a detoxification treatment program. The narconon programs uses the new […]


SouthCoast Recovery have been warning of this for years – prescription drug addiction and abuse is becoming more of a problem in our country than illegal street drugs, as evidenced by the latest Monitoring The Future (MTF) study shows from the University of Michigan. The 2008 MTF survey indicates a continuing high rate of prescription […]


Drug Treatment is Improving Lives

Written on: October 13th, 2008 By:

Sir, A debate about the effectiveness of drug rehab treatment is welcome but should be rooted in the evidence and get its facts straight first. Melanie Reid (‚ÄúSay no, no, no to the rehab industry‚ÄĚ, Oct 3) makes dismissive reference to a ‚Äúdrug rehabilitation industry employing 150,000 people‚ÄĚ ‚ÄĒ in fact, the number of people […]


Prescription Drug Abuse Treatment

Written on: September 9th, 2008 By:

In the pervious blogs we have seen about the Prescription drug abuse Consequences, effects, etc. Today, we will see about the prescription drug¬†rehab. Due to the physical dependence created by prescription drug abuse, addiction treatment begins in a residential treatment facility. The initial phase of treatment is detox. It is here, under medical supervision, that […]


Prescription Drug Abuse Consequences

Written on: September 8th, 2008 By:

Most prescription drugs are physically addictive. To abruptly discontinue prescription medications could create a situation where you could immediately experience seizures or convulsions. It is for this reason that withdrawal from prescription medications should be gradual and under medical supervision. This is best accomplished in a residential treatment program to guard against any medical complications. […]


Prescription Drug Abuse Effects

Written on: September 5th, 2008 By:

Prescription drug abuse may start out as taking appropriate medication for a legitimate medical problem, as described in Previous blogs. However, people have also been known to take prescription medication to deal with emotional problems. The only thing most of these medications do for emotional problems are “mask‚ÄĚ or “numb” the actual feelings. Although you […]