Addiction

Fentanyl Overdose Signs

Fentanyl Overdose Signs

There are many different signs of a fentanyl overdose, and they are all the same as any other opiate or opioid. The only difference is that it takes much less fentanyl to overdose than it does heroin, morphine, or codeine to overdose. The signs of fentanyl overdose include shallow breathing, loss of consciousness, slowing heartbeat, and eventually death if the…

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Travel for Rehab

Should I Travel for Rehab?

A big question a person considering getting clean and sober must ask themselves is, “should I travel for rehab?” I woke up from a 5-day blackout, realized I needed help, and proceeded to ask myself this question, among many other serious questions. In my mind, the benefits of leaving my hometown in upstate New York to come to Divine Detox…

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Intensive Outpatient Program

Intensive Outpatient Program at Divine Detox

An Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) has a lot in common with inpatient mental health programs. With both of these types of programs, you’ll receive the same level of treatment but an IOP is outpatient. Therefore these programs serve as a great stepping-stone for anyone who’s been through detox but isn’t ready to fully integrate back into their home life. They’ll…

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Importance of Addiction Aftercare

The Importance of Addiction Aftercare

Once you’ve detoxed from your substance of choice, it’s important to create an addiction aftercare plan. Doing so will help stop you from relapsing and encourage you to build a new life with goals you look forward to achieving. You should include interventions, resources, and activities in your plan to help you cope with your triggers, cravings, and stress once…

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Drug Rehab Near Me

Drug Rehab Near Me

One of the best decisions I have made in all my life was deciding to look for a drug rehab near me. I was tore up from the floor up heavily addicted to Xanax, literally on the brink of death. With one foot in the grave, and death sounding evermore the better option to life, I had a brief moment…

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Marketplace Rehab Coverage

Marketplace Rehab Coverage

What is the ACA Marketplace?  Passed in 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act or ACA is a health care law that changed the system’s approach to addiction treatment coverage. The ACA marketplace is the online platform where you determine your eligibility for coverage and enroll in a health care plan.  You can also search by state for insurance…

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Drug Rehab Ventura

Drug Rehab Ventura

Choosing Ventura County for Rehab  There are many benefits to choosing our Ventura drug rehab. Our luxury facility is conveniently located in Southern California, primarily hosting clients from the Thousand Oaks, Westlake, Ventura, Woodland Hills, and Santa Monica communities.  But if you live outside of these areas, don’t let that stop you. Staying close to home for treatment isn’t your…

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A woman suffers through Xanax withdrawal alone

Xanax Withdrawal Symptoms

There’s a misconception that medically prescribed drugs like Xanax are safer than illicit street drugs like heroin or meth. However, anything in excess is harmful. Hence, prolonged consumption of Xanax can cause psychological and physical dependence leading to Xanax withdrawal symptoms when attempting to suddenly stop using them. This article will give you an overview of Xanax withdrawal syndrome and…

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As woman sleeps excessively, symptom of Ativan withdrawal that can be overcome at Divine Detox

Ativan Withdrawal Symptoms

Ativan withdrawal symptoms are the side effects of long-term Ativan consumption. Although there’s a general misconception that prescribed medications are safer than illegal street drugs, they come with their own caveats. Long-term drug interactions with Ativan can cause a psychological addiction or a physical dependence on it. Abruptly stopping or reducing intake results in withdrawal symptoms. These symptoms can be…

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Close-up of Klonopin, trade name Clonazepam

Klonopin Withdrawal Symptoms

Klonopin withdrawal symptoms can be psychologically and physically distressing, however, they are necessary for your recovery. Klonopin withdrawal symptoms arise when you suddenly stop taking Klonopin after regular, long-term use because your body develops a high tolerance for the drug. Knowing what to expect, what will happen to your body, and how to ease some of the discomfort will help…

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