Drug Rehab

Sleeping Pill Abuse Help

Sleeping Pill Abuse HelpFinancial and employment troubles can lead to sleepless nights. In these tough times, many people all over the US, including San Jose residents, may turn to sleep medications to relieve their insomnia. A 2012 IMS Health report revealed that 60 million prescription sleep aids were filled in 2011, up 13 million from 2006. There are several different brands of sleeping pills, and they include Ambien, Lunesta, Sonata, Halcion, Dalmane, Rozerem and Edluar, among others. Sleep aids should not be taken for more than a few days in a row, but many people do not heed the warning and continually take more pills. The body can quickly develop a tolerance to the medication, and when this happens, sleeping becomes nearly impossible without the prescription aid. Continue Reading…

Compulsive Disorders and Addiction Help

Compulsive Disorders and Addiction HelpObsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) describes a variety of recurring behaviors and thought processes that one feels compelled to perform. OCD is classified as an anxiety disorder. San Jose residents who live with OCD face anxiety and frustration every day due to these unwanted and repeated thoughts. For some people, the disorder comes and goes in stressful phases of life. For others, it is a chronic disorder. Continue Reading…

Addressing Addiction and Depression in Treatment

Addressing Addiction and Depression in TreatmentDepression and addiction are common co-occurring disorders. One of these issues can worsen or even cause the other, and San Jose residents need to address both to find lasting wellness.
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What If My Loved One Refuses to Continue Treatment?

What If My Loved One Refuses to Continue Treatment?People can take many different routes on their road to recovery from addiction. Although some would recommend the path of going to a rehab center and then continuing treatment once you return home in the form of support groups and clinical outpatient sessions with a counselor, not everyone decides that this is the best route for them to take. If your loved one has decided to leave treatment early or discontinue treatment once they return home, it can leave you in a pretty helpless place. You don’t want to make them upset and drive them back to their addiction, but you know that they need more help and you really want to convince them of this.
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What to Expect in Drug Treatment

What to Expect in Drug TreatmentPerhaps you’ve struggled with addiction for a long time and have finally come to the end of your rope; or, maybe you’ve just recently fallen into addiction and want to get clean before things get worse. No matter what your circumstances are, getting help now is the best option. San Jose residents can get clean with the right help.
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I Can Manage My Addiction without Rehab

I Can Manage My Addiction without RehabDrug addiction comes at a great cost to one’s personal and professional life. Some San Jose addicts find themselves facing financial destitution due to job loss or spending too much money on drugs. Many people hope to overcome addiction on their own, without the help of a drug rehab center. They may feel ashamed and reluctant to admit they have problem around other people. Addiction, however, is a disease perpetuated by compulsions and sheer willpower is not a cure.
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Rehab Professionals

Rehab ProfessionalsRehab is a place where San Jose residents go to heal physically, psychologically, emotionally and spiritually after addiction. It is where people go to get help from professionals who are knowledgeable in the area of drug and alcohol abuse recovery. Although it is often difficult to open up to people who you aren’t familiar or comfortable with, rehab is essential when dealing with a drug or alcohol addiction.
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Will My Insurance Cover Rehab Costs?

Will My Insurance Cover Rehab Costs?The costs or the idea of the costs associated with addiction rehab can cause individuals to hesitate exploring treatment options. However, long-term substance abuse has the potential to affect your quality of life, physical and psychological health, financial security and ability to create and maintain important relationships. The question those in San Jose should ask is not, “Can I afford to seek rehabilitation?” but rather, “Can I afford not to?” If you live in the San Jose area and need addiction rehab, know about the resources at your disposal.
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Heroin Rehab

Heroin RehabSan Jose is home to more than 900,000 residents, according to Census information from 2009. As the population continues to increase, San Jose is seeing a rise in drug use and addiction. Many people moving into the area are coming from Mexico, sometimes bringing drugs with them, including cocaine and heroin, the drug most abused by San Jose residents. Addicts in San Jose have easy access to heroin, so it’s not surprising that they follow the national trend for abuse of this drug.  Based on a survey in 2008 from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, the number of people using heroin in the United States has increased from 153,000 in 2007 to 213,000 in 2008. With this increased use, there are increased risks that each and every heroin addict will face.
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Mescaline Rehab

Mescaline RehabUse of hallucinogens is common across the United States, with 1.1 million citizens turning to drugs like Mescaline, PCP or magic mushrooms, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health. In the past five years, there has been an increase in the number of people living in San Jose who are abusing Mescaline specifically.

The drug Mescaline is derived from the Mexican cactus peyote, a psychotropic plan that can make you feel like you’re in a dream-like state. The experience has often been described as mystical and drug addiction occurs because addicts want to re-visit these feelings over and over again. The effects of the drug can also put your health in danger.
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