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What is Dual Diagnosis?

What is dual diagnosis treatment? It is a form of diagnosis and treatment that specialists use for clients who have co-occurring disorders. Co-occurring disorders may include a mental health issue and an addiction or a combination of addictions. Addiction treatment centers offer dual diagnosis treatment as a part of a comprehensive treatment plan. Dual diagnosis…

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Stages of Benzo Addiction

We can find benzos (benzodiazepines) under prescription names like Klonopin, Valium, Vicodin, and Xanax. At Sunflower Wellness Retreat, we understand the stages of benzo addiction for those who use these medications. If you have concerns about prescription drug addiction, contact our treatment team today at 855.730.8825. Understanding the Stages of Benzo Addiction The stages of…

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Dual Diagnosis: What Is It?

You may have wondered, “What is dual diagnosis?” The short answer is that someone can have two mental issues at the same time. A somewhat common example is a person with alcohol addiction also has an anxiety disorder. What makes dual diagnosis important is that both diseases must be treated at the same time for…

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Do I Need Alcohol Addiction Treatment?

Alcohol addiction treatment, also referred to as alcoholism treatment, is treatment or a recovery program for people who need to overcome substance dependency. Effective treatment deals with your underlying issues for your alcohol dependency, whether that be depression, anxiety, trauma, or other mental health issues. You may be asking yourself, ‘do I need alcohol addiction…

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Osawatomie, KS Painkiller Rehab Center

Chemical dependence to opioids, opiates, and other prescription painkillers is a relapsing disease that is hard-fought on your own. Drugs alter your brain and affect how you think and behave. You and the people surrounding you must cope with the consequences of your sickness. This can include homelessness, loss of your job, jail, and even…

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What Are the Most Abused Prescription Drugs?

Prescription drug abuse occurs when a person takes a prescription drug in a way that’s not prescribed by a medical doctor. This may include taking a family member’s prescription painkiller for a backache or injecting ground-up medication to become high. The most abused prescription drugs are opioid painkillers, sedatives, stimulants, and anti-anxiety medications. Identifying prescription…