From March 2008

Success Rates for Addiction Treatment are Good

There was an interesting study published in Dispelling the Myths about Addiction: Strategies to Increase Understanding and Strengthen Research, which discovered that the success of drug and alcohol rehabilitation is that same as the success rates of other serious health conditions.

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Making Alcohol and Drug Detox more Comfortable

 

Drug and alcohol detox can make an individual very sick and cause a lot of physical discomfort. Symptoms that are experienced during detox are related to which substances the individual has an addiction to. The severity of the symptoms can range from mild to life-threatening, partially depending on how much the individual used at a time and how long the addiction lasted. Drug and alcohol detox should always be performed under medical supervision due to the serious health risks of immediately stopping use.

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