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Not only does the Colorado Detox Helpline offer information on natural assisted detox and offer an on-call staff, but we also have a blog. Our blog is regularly updated with the latest advancements and updates in the field of detox and medicine. Feel free to browse through the blogs for more information.
March 16th, 2018 | Rachael
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has taken another effective step to curb opioid addiction that has been taking a heavy toll on Americans. The federal agency recently announced a recall of a number of dietary supplements containing kratom throughout the nation, especially those manufactured under the brand names like Botany Bay, Enhance Your Life […]Continue Reading
February 14th, 2018 | Rachael
Prescription drugs are normally suggested by a physician only to a patient who needs it for recovery. However, some of these drugs are often abused due to their typical properties, such as sedative effect and stimulation. Though there has always been a trend of misusing these drugs, the recent years have witnessed an upsurge in […]Continue Reading
August 28th, 2017 | Rachael
Opioid addiction affects millions of Americans every year. Recent surveys have highlighted the unprecedented spike in nonmedical use of opioids and marijuana abuse in the United States. As per a report published by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), among the 20.5 million people aged 12 or older who struggled with a substance use […]Continue Reading
March 31st, 2017 | Rachael
Prescription drug abuse is a big concern in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), every day 44 people die from prescription drug overdose. Prescription drug addiction can throw life out of gear, affecting areas like relationships, work and academics. However, recovery from prescription drug addiction is possible with […]Continue Reading
December 21st, 2016 | Rachael
Opioids are substances that help a person deal with an unbearable pain. Interestingly, these can also be used by a person for non-medicinal purposes, such as overcoming anxiety and fear, building tolerance toward work pressure, etc.Continue Reading
December 7th, 2016 | Rachael
Addiction to opioids can develop in any individual, including those who have been using the drugs as prescribed or for medicinal purposes only. This kind of dependence develops in individuals who use the drugs either too often or for a long period of time. Continuing to use opioids for a longer duration can cause chemical […]Continue Reading
November 30th, 2016 | Rachael
Opioids are a class of drugs that are generally prescribed to treat pain. Addiction to opioids is devastating and can severely affect an individual’s physical, mental health as well as financial health. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), in 2012, approximately 2.1 million individuals in the United States are suffering from substance […]Continue Reading
November 24th, 2016 | Rachael
Detoxification is the process of controlled and medically supervised withdrawal from an addictive substance under the guidance of a medical expert. Excessive use of alcohol or drugs, over a period of time, can lead to physical dependence on them. Therefore, withdrawing from them after prolonged use can make one experience severe withdrawal symptoms. The detox […]Continue Reading
September 29th, 2016 | Rachael
Drug addiction myths are ubiquitous. Some misconceptions are so widespread that they often create problems in recovery and treatment. The society stigmatizes the issue and the addicts are left to suffer the consequences. Busting myths around drug addiction is crucial, not only because drugs are harmful but also due to the fact that the problem […]Continue Reading
September 23rd, 2016 | Rachael
The United States is experiencing an increase in deaths due to an overdose of prescription opioids such as pain relievers which have reached epidemic proportions. Synthetic and semisynthetic opioids, including the most commonly prescribed opioid pain relievers, continue to be the reason for maximum opioid-related deaths. In an effort to curb this crisis, the White […]Continue Reading
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