What Is Detoxification?

Detoxification, or detox, is the process of letting the body remove the drugs in it. The purpose of detox is to safely manage withdrawal symptoms when someone stops taking drugs or alcohol. Everyone has a different experience with detox. The type of drug and how long it was used affect what detox will be like. […]

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Outpatient Program in Aftercare

To maintain your recovery momentum, there are several different types of outpatient programs that you can incorporate into your aftercare. The Importance of Aftercare Stopping your substance use and completing rehab is really only the first step of your journey. This is why developing an aftercare plan (a structured plan for continuing your recovery efforts) is an […]

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Outpatient Drug and Alcohol Rehab

Outpatient treatment for substance abuse can be an ideal option if you have the motivation to get sober but can’t take leave from work, disrupt school attendance or step away from other responsibilities in order to stay at an inpatient rehab center. But the most effective treatment—whether a residential program or outpatient drug rehab—really depends on […]

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Suboxone Addiction and Abuse Treatments

What is Suboxone Addiction Treatment? Suboxone has been called a “blockbuster” medication with the potential to reduce symptoms of opiate addiction and withdrawal. This medication does, however, have a dark side, and Suboxone addiction is a real problem. Medical detox is the first step in a Suboxone addiction treatment program, and it should be used […]

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Suboxone abuse

Long-term use of Suboxone can lead to physical and psychological dependence. Suboxone dependence can cause drug-craving and drug-seeking behavior, which may lead to misuse or abuse. Abuse can cause overdose and dangerous side effects, including death. This is especially true if Suboxone is used along with other opioids, alcohol, benzodiazepines (such as Ativan, Valium, or […]

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Suboxone vs. methadone

Suboxone is a brand-name medication that contains two drugs: buprenorphine and naloxone. Methadone is a generic medication. It’s also available in a brand-name version called Dolophine. Uses Suboxone is FDA-approved to treat opioid dependence, including both the induction and maintenance treatment phases. During the induction phase, the drug decreases withdrawal symptoms while you stop or […]

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Common questions about Suboxone

Is Suboxone a controlled substance? Yes, Suboxone is a controlled substance. It’s classified as a schedule three (III) prescription drug. This means it has an accepted medical use, but may cause physical or psychological dependence and may be abused. The government has created special rules for how schedule III drugs can be prescribed by a doctor and […]

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OUTPATIENT SUBOXONE TREATMENT

Suboxone is a prescription drug that is an opiate in its composition as a combination of two drugs buprenorphine and naloxone. However, it is not as dangerous as morphine and the administration of suboxone plays a key role in curbing the grueling withdrawal symptoms that are a part of opiate addiction. Suboxone treatment is available […]

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Intensive Outpatient Programs for Adults

Gaining control of your life is possible through CHR's specialized Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP) for adults struggling with mental illness, substance abuse, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. The IOP programs offer a high level of treatment and care that is trauma-sensitive and gender-responsive for three hours per day and up to four days per week. […]

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10 Signs Your Loved One is Addicted to Xanax

Xanax addiction is becoming more prevalent in today’s world with the increasing diagnoses of panic disorders. Xanax has a high potential for abuse and addiction. Xanax (generic name Alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine, also known as a central nervous system depressant (CNS). Xanax is prescribed to treat anxiety and panic disorders and sometimes used as a […]

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