Category: Medically-Assisted Treatment

What is Behavior Modification Therapy?

Behavioral Modification Therapy focuses on helping a recovering addict achieve positive and better outcomes in their life. Behavioral modification therapy is closely tied to cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), which is another widely used form of therapy for addiction. However, behavioral modification therapy is different from other psychotherapies because it focuses on things that others don’t. […]

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What Occurs During Benzo Withdrawal Treatment

Benzodiazepine And How They Work Benzodiazepine, or “benzo”, is a psychoactive drug and falls under the category of tranquilizers. They are sold under many different brand names, some of the most popular ones being Valium and Xanax.  More specifically, they are nervous system depressants, meaning they help people “calm down”, “slow down”, or “relax”. It […]

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Understanding Medically-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Detox

Back in the late 1990s, pharmaceutical companies were working with medical communities and telling them that their patients would not become addicted to prescription painkillers, otherwise known today as opiates or opioids. Therefore, since their extremely addictive tendencies were not as prevalent during this time, the rate at which physicians were prescribing opioids to their […]

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