Snorting Tramadol Dangers | Harmony Treatment and Wellness

The Dangers of Snorting Tramadol

Tramadol is a prescription opioid used to treat moderate to severe pain. Although tramadol is thought to have a relatively low potential for addiction when compared to other opioids, it can easily be abused. Misuse of tramadol occurs when a person uses it in amounts or a frequency above the prescribed dose.  Abuse can also […]

How Long Does Lortab Stay in Your System? | Harmony Stuart

How Long Does Lortab Stay in Your System?

Lortab is an opioid medication commonly used to treat pain and severe cough. It contains both acetaminophen and hydrocodone. Lortab is similar to the more familiar-sounding painkiller combination drugs Norco and Vicodin. Opioid medications like hydrocodone can cause adverse side effects and lead to abuse and addiction. By understanding how Lortab is processed in a […]

What Is Holistic Therapy? | Harmony Treatment and Wellness

What Is Holistic Therapy for Addiction Treatment?

Holistic therapies are non-traditional recovery methods employed to complement more conventional treatment approaches. Holistic recovery is intended to bring the mind, body, and spirit into balance. Holistic therapy concentrates on improving the person’s overall well-being while also addressing the physical symptoms of withdrawal. Holistic therapies may include the following: What Is Holistic Therapy? Holistic therapy […]

Group Therapy Activities | Harmony Treatment and Wellness

Group Therapy Activities for Addiction Treatment

Group therapy activities offer a space for people in recovery to examine themselves and their addictive behaviors in a safe and welcoming environment. Those who participate find that these activities can provide them with new insights and meaningful experiences. Indeed, such activities can be an invaluable way for people to remind themselves that they are […]

Bulimia Treatment and Addiction | Harmony Treatment and Wellness

Bulimia Treatment and Addiction

A person who suffers from both substance abuse and an eating disorder has what is known as co-occurring conditions. Mental illness can affect how a person receives treatment for addiction because both disorders must be treated concurrently if he or she is to be successful in recovery. The Prevalence of Dual Diagnoses People who suffer […]

Alcohol Relapse | Harmony Treatment and Wellness

Alcohol Relapse Causes, Prevention, and Treatment

It doesn’t matter how committed you are to being sober or how long you have been sober because there is always the potential for an alcohol relapse at some point. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), relapse rates range between 40-60%—about half of all people in recovery. Alcohol Relapse Following a relapse, […]

Kratom and Alcohol | Harmony Treatment and Wellness

The Dangers of Mixing Kratom and Alcohol

Kratom is a tropical plant that is native to Southeast Asia, where its leaves have been used medicinally for thousands of years to increase energy or relieve pain. It is a relatively new substance in the U.S. and is one of the many substances that may have unpredictable, adverse effects when combined with alcohol. Kratom […]

Prednisone and Alcohol | Harmony Treatment and Wellness

Risks of Using Prednisone and Alcohol

Combining prednisone and alcohol can increase the risk of numerous complications. Although prednisone may provide health benefits when taken as directed, when mixed with alcohol, an individual may be at risk of encountering severe health repercussions. When used in conjunction, these two substances can impair a person’s immune system and place them at a higher […]

Smoking Oxycodone | Harmony Treatment and Wellness

Smoking Oxycodone

Oxycodone (OxyContin) is a prescription opioid approved to treat moderate-severe pain. It also acts as a central nervous system (CNS) depressant. Like all opioids, oxycodone has a very high potential for both abuse and addiction. Oxycodone is addictive because it acts on the brain’s reward center by using certain neurotransmitters. These neurotransmitters, such as dopamine […]

How Long Does Opiate Withdrawal Last | Harmony Treatment and Wellness Center

Signs Of Opiate Abuse

Signs of Opiate Abuse – Opiates are a sub-class in the opioid drug class. Opioids are prescribed for the treatment of moderate to severe pain. When taken as directed by a physician, opioids are a remarkably useful and indispensable facet of modern medicine. Nonetheless, because opioids also alter the effects of dopamine in the brain, […]

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