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Withdrawal
February 14, 2019

Heroin Withdrawal Symptoms, Timeline & Detox Process

, the effects of heroin on the brain and body are severe. After introducing the substance to the body – through inhalation, ingestion, or injection – the effects are nearly immediate. Pleasurable sensations, such as euphoria, pain relief, and a sense of peace are accompanied by detrimental effects.
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Heroin Withdrawal Symptoms, Timeline & Detox Process - Ascendant New York
Outpatient vs. Inpatient Drug Detox: Which Is Best for You? - Ascendant New York
Detox
February 04, 2019

Outpatient vs. Inpatient Drug Detox: Which Is Best for You?

Before deciding on which treatment option is best for you (outpatient vs. inpatient detox), be sure to note the type and severity of symptoms of withdrawal from the particular substance that is being recovered from. Different substances produce different wi...

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The Four Stages of Addiction - Ascendant New York
Addiction
January 30, 2019

The Four Stages of Addiction

With the exception of those who fall into addiction accidentally – usually as a result of taking a prescription medication – addiction to substances follows a formulaic path. What starts out as fun or relaxing can end up traumatic, and even deadly. It is he...

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When a Loved One Is in Denial About Their Addiction - Ascendant New York
Addiction
January 28, 2019

When a Loved One Is in Denial About Their Addiction

Drug addiction does not only affect the user. Friends and family are often dragged into the abyss of abuse, as well. Members of the addict’s support group can find themselves playing roles that they did not sign up for, and the repercussions of addiction ca...

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How Opiates Affect the Brain & Body - Ascendant New York
Addiction
January 24, 2019

How Opiates Affect the Brain & Body

Opiate abuse has become a crisis in our nation, and has even been declared a public health emergency. Accounts of opiate addiction are increasing at an alarming rate, and are often associated with prescription drug abuse and misuse. With the instances of op...

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Common Myths About the Drug Detox Process - Ascendant New York
Detox
January 23, 2019

Common Myths About the Drug Detox Process

There are many misconceptions about drug treatment, and these myths can prevent a struggling person from seeking the help that is needed. With the prevalence of drug abuse and dependence currently plaguing our society, it is important that these misundersta...

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