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Drug and Alcohol Detox for Airline Pilots – The Importance of Privacy and Confidentiality

Drug and alcohol detox is a crucial step in addiction treatment for pilots and other professionals. Detoxification is the process of eliminating the addictive substances from the body, and managing withdrawal symptoms that can occur when a person stops using these substances. Here’s a general outline of what drug and alcohol detox for pilots might look like: Medical Assessment: Before beginning the detox process, a comprehensive medical assessment is performed. This assessment evaluates the pilot’s overall health and the severity […]

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What Is a Typical Day in Drug Rehab Like?

Addiction might be one of the most easily contractible diseases right now. While getting pushed into a pattern is sometimes unintentional, getting out of it requires true grit and effort. Rehab, in a similar manner gives you the right environment to break free from such addictions through a set of organized activities. It essentially sets a new pattern for what’s typical for your lifestyle and gives you the tools for easy adoption. There are two types of rehab centres, inpatient […]

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Why Can’t I Stop Using Drugs and Alcohol on My Own?

Through continuous research and discussion on the subject, it’s been realized that substance abuse is a mental disease. Every time you use substances, your brain releases dopamine, which makes you happy. With constant use, you need more substance to feel happier, which leads to addiction. So, if you’ve been struggling to quit using drugs and alcohol, here’s what you should know. What does it take to quit a substance? Acceptance As with all kinds of changes, quitting substance also requires […]

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Heroin Addiction

There are various addictive substances that are deteriorating to one’s health including illegal drugs such as cocaine, methamphetamine, marijuana, etc., and prescription drugs such as painkillers and other stimulants. Both the classes of drugs are highly addictive, with illicit drugs being more dangerous than prescription medications. Heroin is an illegal drug that is popular amongst the addicts for its euphoric effects and providing the user with a sudden sense of pleasure and joy. Since these feelings last for only a […]

Opiate Withdrawal Symptoms

Opiates are one of the most common illicit drugs abused in the country today. Once the drug addict decides to stop using opiates, they may experience a lot of withdrawal symptoms and if these symptoms are not treated immediately, there is a chance that the user will relapse in to using opiates once again.  What Does it Means When You Withdraw from Opiates? The opiate drug is derived from opium poppy plants which can activate the opioid receptors of the […]

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