Latest Blogs About Drug & Alcohol Detox: Recovery Connection



Drug Detox: A Two Part Process
February 23, 2012

Drug Detox: A Two Part Process Drug detox is the first step in the process of recovery. When addicted, the addict’s body has been saturated with toxins from prolonged drug use. The body adjusts to functioning with a certain level of drugs in its system, and without those drugs it will become sick. When the…

Does Ultra Rapid Opiate Detox Work?
February 22, 2012

Does Ultra Rapid Opiate Detox Work? Ultra-rapid opiate detoxification is a relatively new procedure used to help those with serious opiate addictions. Drug detox can be dangerous and painful, both emotionally and physically. If an addict is attempting to detox in the privacy of his or her own home, or the addict is going through…

Knowing the Facts about Alcohol Detox
February 20, 2012

Knowing the Facts about Alcohol Detox An individual who suffers from alcohol addiction is often referred to as having alcoholism. When an individual is addicted to alcohol they are unable to function normally without it. Their bodies have become accustomed to having a certain amount of alcohol in their system. Alcoholism produces many health issues,…

Aftershocks: Post Acute Withdrawal Symptoms (PAWS)
January 13, 2012

Aftershocks: Post Acute Withdrawal Symptoms (PAWS) Withdrawal is a two part process, where physical withdrawal is followed by a psychological withdrawal. Psychological withdrawal is referred to as post acute withdrawal symptoms (PAWS). Post acute withdrawal is also accompanied by a few physical symptoms. It is important to go to a substance abuse treatment program after…

Inpatient Alcohol Detox vs. Outpatient Alcohol Detox
January 3, 2012

Inpatient Alcohol Detox vs. Outpatient Alcohol Detox Alcohol detox can present serious health challenges depending upon the length of the addiction, the amount of alcohol consumed on a regular basis, and the person’s general emotional and physical health. There varying are levels of the severity of alcohol detox, which are determined by the factors mentioned…

Detoxification: Just the Beginning of Drug Treatment
January 1, 2011

Detoxification: Just the Beginning of Drug Treatment Drug detox centers provide the medical staff, 24/7 supervision and facilities necessary for you to detox successfully. Drug withdrawal symptoms can be life-threatening and put extreme physical and psychological stress on your body. Detoxification: Just the Beginning of Drug Treatment What Are Drug Detox Centers? Detox Comfortably and…