Currently, medication-assisted treatment is used in the treatment of opioids and alcohol. There are no approved MAT protocols for other drugs, but that hasn’t kept some from trying to find new ways to treat addiction to one substance with another despite little evidence of efficacy.
Read more about why medication assisted treatment isn't always the best option for opioid addiction. Opinions on MAT vary, but abstinence-based treatments may be the best bet for long-term sobriety.
Not confronting an addict or alcoholic before the holidays and waiting until after Christmas won’t go well. Instead of having the stereotypical Christmas with the family waking up early Christmas morning and opening presents around the tree, the real scene is often a bit darker and definitely not something the family wants, so here are 3 reasons not to wait until after the holidays to get your loved one help.
When a drug user has finally had enough of living one high to the next, detox and treatment is the only viable option. The "Catch-22" is that while they need to get off the drugs to save their lives, detoxing is terrifying and seems impossible to do without the help of replacement drugs.
No one envisions going to rehab as one of their life goals. It is something that happens when a person is going through something particularly difficult.
Recent studies have now shown that it takes on average 66 days to create a new habit that will stick, so why do so many treatment facilities expect that people can handle an addiction in 28 days? It is a rather unrealistic expectation that someone will be able to recover from a drug or alcohol addiction in such a short amount of time.
The Objectives portion of the Narconon Program provides the opportunity for major personal growth and self-realization. A large aspect of the Narconon Program is the idea that people are better equipped to handle the challenges of life when they learn how to help themselves.
For many people, the New Life Detoxification is a major turning point in their journey towards sobriety. This is one of the many things that sets the Narconon Program apart from other programs. “ While completing the sauna program, I had many positive wins and gains, both emotionally and physically.
Don is highly dedicated to his job and has helped hundreds of people get through their programs . He is great at making people laugh and at helping to give perspective on things when going through a difficult time.
When thinking about recovering from addiction the first thing that comes to mind will probably not be food, however, it is an important part of recovery. When people are caught up in addiction they usually are not eating regularly and often times end up developing several nutritional deficiencies.