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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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Alcohol and Hair Loss

Alcohol and Hair Loss

Many people are unaware of the fact that alcohol and hair loss go hand in hand, especially when drinking becomes excessive. Alcohol has been found to speed up the balding process because it causes severe dehydration. Dehydrating the hair follicles will, over time, cause hair to thin. Binge drinkers are the most susceptible to hair loss because of the excessive…

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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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AA Ventura County

AA Ventura County

For achieving lifelong recovery, nothing has a success rate as high as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), and AA Ventura County has some of the best groups and meetings available in the country. AA Ventura County encompasses all of the Alcoholics Anonymous meetings in and around Ventura County. I love AA, and it has become something I absolutely want to do just…

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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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Tips To Deal with Insomnia During Detox

Tips To Deal with Insomnia During Detox

Insomnia can be an extremely uncomfortable part of the detox process. I dealt with horrible insomnia that nearly led me back to using. Laying awake all night and praying for sleep can drive you nuts. What is insomnia? Generally speaking, insomnia refers to the inability to fall or stay asleep for long periods of time. In this post we are…

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