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Medical detox

Medical Detox

A medically assisted detox reduces the risk of relapse and overdose by placing the detoxification process in the hands of a professional. During a medical detox, a doctor assesses your unique medical needs. He or she will then develop a plan to safely reduce, and eventually eliminate, your physical dependence.

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Intensive Treatment

Intensive Therapy

Intensive therapy allows substance abuse clients to focus exclusively on their recovery. Treatment may be inpatient or outpatient.

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Benzodiazepines

Benzodiazepines

Benzodiazepines, sometimes called “benzos,” are psychoactive drugs used to treat anxiety disorders, seizures, insomnia, and alcohol withdrawal.

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Subutex pills

Subutex

Subutex is a partial agonist for opioid receptors and serves as a treatment for the addiction of opiates, such as heroin and painkillers.

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Suboxone

Suboxone

Suboxone is the brand name of a prescription combination drug with the active ingredients buprenorphine and naloxone. It is exclusively prescribed to treat opioid addictions.

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Methadone

Methadone

Methadone is a synthetic, prescription opioid that was originally developed as an alternative to opioid painkillers.

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Family therapy

Family Therapy

Family therapy is a form of psychotherapy used in substance abuse treatment that addresses addiction as it impacts the whole family, rather than compartmentalizing the problem to a single individual.

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Co-occurring disorder

Co-Occurring Disorders

Formerly known as a dual diagnosis or a dual disorder, co-occurring disorders refer to the presence of a mental illness, personality disorder, or addiction alongside a substance abuse disorder. The term may also refer to separate, but co-existing disorders, such as anorexia nervosa and depression.

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Study drug use

Ritalin

Ritalin is brand name of methylphenidate, an amphetamine that is also sold under the names Aptensio, Concerta, Cotempla, Metadate, Methylin, QuilliChew, and Quillivant. Common street names include “kibbles and bits” or “pineapple.”

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