Latest Blogs About Drug & Alcohol Detox: Recovery Connection



How the Detox from Alcohol Process Works
October 10, 2016

How the Detox from Alcohol Process Works Beginning the journey to sobriety means ceasing all alcohol consumption and going through what’s known as a detox. This is an important step on the road to recovery. Without a detox from alcohol, patients won’t be physically, emotionally or mentally ready to make the most of rehab. Learn…

What to Look For in a Detox Center
September 18, 2016

What to Look For in a Detox Center For those who are struggling with drug and alcohol addiction, professional help is the only answer. Part of seeking rehabilitation for an addiction is finding a detox center that fits your personal and medical needs. At Recovery Connection, it is our job to connect patients with top…

Don’t Let Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms Keep You From Seeking Help
September 2, 2016

Don’t Let Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms Keep You From Seeking Help Those who struggle with alcohol addiction often have trouble seeking the help they need to quit drinking and enter recovery. There are a few reasons for this. For example, many of those struggling with alcohol often feel ashamed of their disease. Even though there’s absolutely…

How Can Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Rehab Help Me?
What is Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Rehab?
May 14, 2016

What is Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Rehab? If you don’t have any experience with inpatient drug and alcohol rehab, you’re probably at a loss as to what the experience is like. You may wonder if it’s something you need, or what to expect when you start. This uncertainty can cause a lot of anxiety about…

Examining the Rising Heroin Fatalities in Florida
What is Behind the Rising Heroin Fatalities in Florida?
May 6, 2016

What is Behind the Rising Heroin Fatalities in Florida? The heroin plague continues to ravage Florida. In 2014, there were more heroin fatalities in Florida than ever before. The Florida Medical Examiner’s office released a study reporting 447 heroin fatalities in 2014. This shocking number more than doubles the heroin death toll of 199 from…

Finding the Best Drug Rehab Center for Your Needs
Tips for Finding the Best Drug Rehab Center
April 27, 2016

Tips for Finding the Best Drug Rehab Center Every day, people across the United States find themselves in need of substance abuse rehabilitation. There’s a positive trend in the US where treatment is becoming more available to more people than ever before, thanks to recent changes that require insurance plans to recognize addiction as a…

Troubling Heroin Addiction Prevalence in Suburban New Jersey
Heroin Addiction in the New Jersey Suburbs
April 21, 2016

Heroin Addiction in the New Jersey Suburbs People living in New Jersey are being crushed beneath the weight of opioid addiction. And the problem isn’t limited to isolated urban areas either. Heroin addiction and prescription opiate abuse have spread across all demographics in recent years, enveloping affluent suburbs and remote rural areas alike in their…

How Do I Get Started with a Detox from Heroin?
Do I Need Detox From Heroin?
April 15, 2016

Do I Need Detox From Heroin? At some point during their addiction, most people suffering from heroin dependence will realize that they want to stop using it. A fear of withdrawal may set in at this stage, making individuals wonder if quitting is worth the painful side effects. While it’s true that the physical symptoms…

How to Make Your Family Work
March 14, 2016

How to Make Your Family Work Lately several families have inquired how to help their families work. By work they are asking how to have a well-adjusted, healthy family. Many people in today’s modern world want to know how to deal with blended families, divorced families, one parent families, or families of different faiths, to…

quitting cold turkey or medical detox
Cold Turkey Means Damaging Inflammation
November 15, 2013

Cold Turkey Means Damaging Inflammation Scientists are just beginning to learn more about long-term effects of inflammation on the body, and they can now add a new source for it: Quitting drugs cold turkey can increase levels of damaging inflammation. Inflammation is the body’s immune system response to anything. If a mosquito bites you, the…