What Are Signs of Alcohol Withdrawals?

People who want to quit drinking may think the simple solution is just to “plug the jug.” This solution may seem simple on the surface, but for people who are chronic drinkers, that could be problematic and even dangerous. Alcohol withdrawal symptoms are painful, uncomfortable, and unnerving to experience. In some cases, alcohol withdrawal can […]

Why Are Prescription Opioids Abused?

Prescription opioid use is widespread throughout the United States. According to data provided by the CDC, just under 143 million prescriptions were dispensed by doctors in 2020. Opioid medications are effective when used as prescribed and as part of a comprehensive pain management plan. While these medications are effective and greatly benefit patients, they are […]

Is Alcohol Withdrawal Dangerous?

For people who have difficulty controlling their drinking, the advice they receive is simple; just stop drinking. On the surface, it seems easy enough to quit drinking altogether and start the process of recovery. However, stopping drinking altogether can prove very difficult. The withdrawal symptoms associated with alcohol can be extremely uncomfortable and even painful […]

What Are the Long-Term Symptoms of Heroin Withdrawal?

Heroin is one of the most potent, addictive, and dangerous drugs in the world. After the first dose, many users become hooked, and their lives spiral out of control. If users try to quit heroin, they will experience harrowing withdrawal symptoms that drive them back to active use. This vicious cycle of abuse and addiction […]

What is Withdrawal Management?

Detoxing and overcoming withdrawal symptoms is uncomfortable, and can even (in some cases) be life-threatening. However, detoxification is the necessary first step every recovering addict must take to overcome their addiction and maintain life-long sobriety. Because the detox process can be quite challenging and in some instances, life-threatening, it is highly recommended that addicts looking […]

How Long Does it Take to Detox from Alcohol?

Alcohol is the most commonly used addictive substance in the United States; 1 in every 12 adults suffers from alcohol abuse or dependency. While alcohol is a legal drug consumed by millions of people regularly this does not minimize the reality of how addictive alcohol can be. In this article, you’ll learn more about how […]

How to Treat Drug Detox Symptoms

Drug detox is an important first step before a patient starts an addiction treatment program. While it’s important to understand that withdrawal management in a detox program alone cannot successfully end an individual’s addiction, drug detox is a necessary first step to start an addict’s recovery journey. At Sequoia Recovery Centers, we provide drug detox […]

How Long Does Drug Withdrawal Last?

Addiction can be both physically and psychologically challenging to overcome because of withdrawal symptoms. Over time, as your body uses more and more of an addictive substance, it becomes used to and builds a dependency on the drug. Drug dependency inevitably forces the body to crave the substance to achieve its desired effect. Failure to […]

What Medication Is Used For Alcohol Detox?

When it comes to medication, assisted treatment, many individuals wonder what medication is used for alcohol detox and what it does to help the body and the individual through the recovery process. Sequoia Recovery Centers provides clients with a boutique recovery experience that promotes mental and physical wellness by utilizing FDA-approved medications and treatments. Our […]