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Pathways Recovery of Northern California

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Northern California Residential Detox | Opiate Detox is the first step in opiate addiction treatment. It is important that long term opiate users go through opiate detox in a controlled environment because of the difficulties of opiate withdrawals.

Opiate Addiction Treatment

There are many myths and stereotypes surrounding addiction treatment and substance abuse. Many of them have been created by the fear and misunderstanding created by campaigns like the "War on Drugs" and "Just Say No." Until we decriminalize substance abuse and addiction and begin to treat the causes instead of focusing the bulk of our resources on the supply side, then positive change will continue to come slowly.

Debunking Myths About Substance Abuse

See what our clients have to say about their stay in our residential drug and alcohol detox program.

By lessening the painful withdrawal symptoms during opiate detox using Suboxone as a detox medication, more opiate addicts will be likely to get clean and accidental deaths from opiate abuse can be reduced.

Drug and alcohol detox is the initial, critical first step to a clean and sober life, but it is only the first step. Additional work is necessary to maintain sobriety. This may include additional inpatient addiction treatment, outpatient addiction treatment, or referral to 12 step programs.

Drug And Alcohol Detox

Addiction is a complex illness that requires a variety of addiction treatment options to meet the needs of each individual's disease as best as possible. The goal is lifelong recovery, but there are many paths to get there.

Proper nutrition is vital during alcohol detox to restore balance to an alcoholic's body if the chances for long term sobriety are to be optimized. Oftentimes nutritional supplements are a good addition to any alcohol detox treatment to ensure nutritional balance is restored.

Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic Moves West The epidemic of prescription drug abuse that had struck many regions in the eastern and southern U.S. has now struck with a vengeance in several western states where law enforcement and drug treatment professionals have been unprepared.

There are various forms of addiction treatment programs available. So finding the right substance abuse treatment program for your loved on is a matter of research and applying what you know about the person needing help.

Addiction is a complex disease requiring drug abuse programs to take a comprehensive approach to treatment if they hope to have success.

Over the past 10 years, overdoses involving prescription drug abuse have eclipsed overdoses from illegal drugs like heroin and methamphetamine as the prescription drug abuse epidemic has exploded. Unintentional prescription drug abuse deaths caused by opioid-based painkillers like Oxycontin and Vicodin have grown rampant as these drugs in combination with other prescription drugs cause an exceptionally lethal concoction.

SAMHSA's report on completion rates for drug and alcohol treatment reveals some interesting facts. The report includes a variety of criteria that impact the completion rate percentage including length of stay and drug of choice.

Check out our new video showing a tour of our addiction treatment facility including the new bedding and carpets.

A recent large scale study on prescription painkiller addiction and treatment shows that Suboxone used during treatment resulted in higher rates of success.

Elderly addiction is often avoided or even ignored within families. The shame associated with elderly addiction can be even greater than normal resulting in denial of the problem at the expense of the elderly addict's needs for the right addiction treatment center.

Many people are aware of Suboxone as a maintenance drug for opiate addicts, but it is also very effective as an opiate detox drug for people who want to get completely drug free.

Residential medical detox treatment provides drug and alcohol detox in a residential setting with a more integrated approach to the medical needs of each client.

Just Not Drinking Isn't Good Enough Being "happy, joyous, and free" at least to some degree should be the goal of anyone getting involved with a 12 step or other psychosocial program. After all if life isn't going to get better by being clean and sober and doing the work necessary to enjoy what these programs promise, then why not go back to the old way of drinking and drugging? The relief provided might only have been temporary, but at least there was relief.

Proper drug and alcohol detox should be the initial step in anyone's recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. Learn more at pathwaysrecovery....

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    Check out our latest article on determining the level of severity of withdrawals during alcohol detox. Applying this simple tool can prevent the onset of harmful and even life threatening symptoms during alcohol detox.

Drug and alcohol detox treatment centers are a cost effective and safe alternative to hospital emergency rooms when it comes to getting people clean and sober. Furthermore they can provide addiction treatment services that are unavailable in an ER setting and possible get their clients thinking about living a life without the use of drugs or alcohol.

While enabling is a behavior that loved ones learn for their own emotional survival, it also prolongs the problem of substance abuse. Don’t be part of the problem, be part of the solution and help your loved one seek out the addiction treatment they need.

Millions of Americans suffer from alcohol and drug abuse, and most of them have wives, husbands, children, mothers, fathers, sisters, and brothers. When someone suffers from alcohol and drug abuse their whole family can suffer. The good news is that alcohol and drug abuse can be effectively treated, and millions of Americans and their families who previously suffered from alcohol and drug abuse are now in recovery from the disease of addiction.

Addiction is a mind, body, and spiritual disease and while 12 step programs and other psychosocial activities like organized religion can be very effective at bringing peace to an addict’s mind and healing their spirit, there is no nutritional value in the Big Book or even The Bible. So dangerous nutritional deficiencies in the addict's brain that can undermine recovery will continue to exist after addiction treatment unless balance to the brain chemistry is restored.