Signs of Morphine Abuse

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Signs that someone is abusing morphine will be relatively similar to signs that they are using similar drugs like heroin, fentanyl, or prescription opiate painkillers. Opioids are either codeine-based or morphine-based. Morphine is an analgesic that has long been prescribed for pain management. In recent times, the opioid epidemic has shined a light on the […]

Xanax Addiction: The Dangers, Side Effects, and Treatment

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Xanax addiction and overdoses have become increasingly common across the country. That’s why TruHealing Gaithersburg has developed a Xanax addiction treatment program. Our detox and rehab program is designed to meet the individual needs of our clients. If you or someone you care about is struggling with an addiction to Xanax, we encourage you to […]

When to Begin PHP Addiction Treatment for Recovery

When considering treatment options, you may realize that it’s not feasible to remain at a treatment facility full-time. A partial hospitalization program (PHP) allows for the option to return home at the end of the day. This can allow clients to maintain a sense of normalcy by seeing family and sleeping in their own bed […]

Choosing a Maryland Recovery Center for Drug Addiction

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If you or someone you love is struggling with substance abuse, there are many options when it comes to drug addiction treatment in Maryland. Finding the program that best suits your particular needs can feel overwhelming and complicated. A high-quality addiction rehab center will be accredited and properly credentialed. You should expect to be treated […]

5 Signs You Need Prescription Drug Treatment

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A common problem with prescription drug abuse is that people do not realize they have formed a dependence or an addiction before the cycle of abuse has already begun. A large number of annual overdoses and deaths occur as a result of prescription drug addiction. If you or someone you care about is struggling with […]

Utilizing a Women’s Rehab Center for Addiction Recovery

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Women have particular needs that differ from men in rehab. Gender-specific rehab programs for women are designed to prioritize personal needs based on biological differences. TruHealing Gaithersburgoffers a women’s rehab program in Maryland that tailors treatment plans based on women’s needs. Our women’s rehab center program is a safe space for women to discuss past […]

When Does an Outpatient Rehab Program Benefit Me?

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The right form of rehab is based on your particular life circumstances in the present. Outpatient rehab is often an ideal choice for those who have already made significant progress on their path to recovery. At TruHealing Gaithersburg, our outpatient rehab program in Maryland helps our clients continue their treatment and education while given the […]

Social Drinker vs. Functional Alcoholic

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There’s a big difference between a person who drinks exclusively in social situations and someone who is a functional alcoholic. A so-called “functional” alcoholic is a confusing term as the implication is that this individual is doing well enough. In reality, they are not fulfilling their obligations or engaging in activities to the best of […]

Heroin Withdrawal Symptoms

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The opioid epidemic has affected all Americans either directly or by association. If you do not know someone in your own family that has struggled with substance use issues, you likely know someone who does. Heroin addiction has been exacerbated by the introduction of synthetic opiates, like fentanyl, into mainstream use. Most individuals with an […]

Am I Addicted to Prescription Drugs?

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Prescription drug addiction is extremely common. Typically, those who become addicted to prescription medications do not intend to do so. A person may begin taking medications for an entirely innocent reason such as after undergoing surgery or to treat pain related to an injury. Because of the addictive potential of some medications, especially prescription opiates, […]