How Bad Is Heroin Withdrawal?

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If you’re reading this, then you’ve probably heard some of the nightmare stories regarding heroin withdrawal. Heroin withdrawal is commonly believed to be among the most uncomfortable of drug withdrawals, and there is a good reason that people believe this. While heroin withdrawal will rarely kill you, unlike the withdrawal from certain GABAergic drugs like

How Are Tolerance and Withdrawal Related to Drug Abuse?

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Drug abuse causes many different changes in a person. It affects the way an individual thinks, feels, down to how they process food, and their heart pumps blood. Perhaps the largest area of impact that drugs or alcohol have is in the brain and nervous system. There, substances change a person in their brain, in

Can I Go to Medical Detox and Then Back to Work?

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One of the hardest parts of the recovery process is going through withdrawal. For some people in withdrawal from drugs or alcohol, extra help and support are necessary. They may have other health conditions or could have been using for so long that their bodies need those substances to function. Medical detox is available in

6 Questions to Ask When Looking for Addiction Treatment

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Receiving quality addiction treatment is important to long-term sobriety and overall health. It would be nice if there were a guarantee of addiction recovery; however, statistics show 40-60 percent of people relapse. This is why Stepping Stone Center for Recovery offers two high-quality addiction programs focusing on specialized treatment to meet individual needs. Successful long-term sobriety is

Stepping Stone Center for Recovery Announces Program Changes

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (February 25, 2019) – Stepping Stone Center for Recovery announced changes to its treatment program aimed at providing more specialized care to patients seeking treatment for substance use disorders. The facility will now offer two high-quality addiction treatment programs for patients seeking safe detoxification and stabilization, or relapse recovery to get them on