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Drug Detox

3 Types of Heroin Detox

Methadone maintenance is considered the gold standard in heroin addiction treatment.[1] That is, most heroin addicts opt to take methadone on an outpatient basis when they are ready to stop using heroin. As part of their program, they must follow the federal guidelines[2] for the drug that requires them to show up in person at … Continue reading 3 Types of Heroin Detox

January 13, 2011

Alcohol Rehab

What to do if Your Insurance Company Refuses to Pay for Rehab

If you struggle with substance abuse, it is important to know there are laws on the books that require group insurance health plans to cover addiction treatment. Group health insurance plans must follow all state laws and provide for any and all additional coverage requested by an employer. The truth is that some insurance providers … Continue reading What to do if Your Insurance Company Refuses to Pay for Rehab

December 25, 2010

Cocaine Abuse

Drug Abuse Makes You Stupid

On This Page: Drugs and the Brain Cocaine and the Brain Cocaine Addiction Rehab Rehab at Michael’s House The fact that drugs change brain chemistry and alter brain function, affecting the areas that control inhibition, logic, sight, hearing, and thought process is a concept that most people learn at an early age. Elementary and middle … Continue reading Drug Abuse Makes You Stupid

October 24, 2010