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The Scottsdale Recovery and Detox Center® blog serves as a resources to provide information on all aspects of drug and alcohol detox and addiction, from what signs to look for and how to help family or your loved ones recover, to all available treatment options. Visit our blog often for new information! Our goal is to share our deep expertise and insights to help those who may be suffering from addiction to seek help. For those who have family or loved ones that are addicted, the SD blog provides useful information on how to get help, how to prepare for detox and treatment, and what to expect! Other pertinent blogs can be found here: https://scottsdalerecovery.com/blog/

Is Detoxing at Home Really Safe?

It may sound cliché, but it is true that admitting you have a problem is the first step to recovery. However, there is a right and wrong way to do things, and choosing the wrong way can lead to relapse or failure to get clean in the first place. There are many addicts who assume that they can recover from their addiction on their own if they have enough willpower and tenacity. This isn’t always the case, though. Recovering from […]

How Does Medical Detox Play a Role in Overcoming Addiction?

One of the first steps to overcoming addiction is to rid the body of any and all drugs that alter its chemical composition. Substances can include heroin, opiate painkillers (Vicodin, Oxycodone, Oxycontin), benzodiazepines (Xanax, Valium, Ativan), alcohol, and anything else addicts use to obtain some form of a high. When someone reaches out to ask for help, a common first question is: what is medical detox and how can it help me overcome my addiction?   What is medical detox? […]

Healthy Diet During Detox

One of the most difficult things for a person in recovery to deal with is detoxing. During the detox process, a person will experience severe withdrawal symptoms which may cause them to fall back into addiction through relapse. For people that are going through a rough recovery in Arizona, it’s advised that they seek out professional help. However, this doesn’t mean that a person won’t feel withdrawal symptoms during treatment, they’ll just be better equipped to handle them. One way […]

Fighting the Fear of Detox

Addiction is an extremely hard thing to deal with. People don’t just want to fall in addiction, it’s something that happens over time. What we often see is people experiment, continue to use, and then get addicted. By the time they figure out that they’re addicted, they may have developed a seemingly almost unbreakable habit. When a person reaches this stage of substance abuse, it’s hard to get out without asking for help. Unfortunately, many of these addicts refuse to […]

What is Drug Detox 101 ?

Welcome to Detox 101! Once a person becomes addicted to a substance, it can be a hard habit to break. Substance abuse is one of the most difficult things in life to fight against. When someone becomes addicted drugs or alcohol, they start to prioritize it over anything else. Friends, family, work, health, etc. often get set on the back burner while drugs/alcohol are put at the forefront. Anything that interferes with their addictive habits will get pushed aside. Detoxification […]

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