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Science Of Mind Treatment For Breaking Addiction
Addiction is a condition in which a person has a strong, persistent physical and psychological need for a habit-forming substance (such as alcohol, cigarettes, or cocaine) or an activity (such as gambling). The person usually suffers physical or psychological withdrawal symptoms if he is unable to continue getting what ...Read more
Is there a therapy center/retreat that focuses on food addiction? How can someone get funding to afford treatment?
I am struggling with love addiction. I wanted to attend a treatment center, but nothing is affordable. Any suggestions to get similar help?
Love addiction: Love addicts anonymous is an outpatient 12 step group for people in your situation. Information about this group and its meetings here: http://www.Loveaddicts.Org/laahomeindex.Html if there isn't a meeting in your area, perhaps codependents anonymous might be a reasonable step. If you mean sex addiction, there are 12 step groups for that also. You can google these terms and find them. Be well. ...Read more
By trying it.: He who hesitates is lost.Get a more detailed answer ›
A friend of mine wants to get treatment for addiction, he is thinking of suboxone. What all does this entail?
Personalized program: Firstan evaluation to see if he is a suitable for such treatment. If so, he needs to stop all use of opioids, wait for withdrawal to occur then he starts treatment. He is seen frequently maybe 1-2 times a week, and prescribed just enough to last till next visit. Gradually the frequency of visits is decreased.He then stays on the med. Indefinitely.There are many other impt. Psychosocial components. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Suboxone is ....: Not a pure opioid but it blocks the same opioid receptors as opioids do. It is different because it does not activate the receptors like a pure opioid and does not give you the same type of response. So no good feelings that require a gradual increase in dosage like pure opioid. Suboxone is used to allow you to get off an opioid fairly comfortably and the keep cravings at bay. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm glad you asked: There are a variety of cognitive and medication-based treatments. Of all the addictions, this is the one most likely to lead to suicide. Think of those who you love, and who love you. You are CERTAIN to lose this if the behavior continues. Let this give you the strength to go along with treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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