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Medications commonly used to manage alcohol withdrawal symptoms during the alcohol detoxification process are Benzodiazepines, closely followed by barbiturates. Benzodiazepines such as Diazepam (Trade name - Valium), Chlordiazepoxide (Trade Name - Librium), Lorazepam (Trade Name - Ativan), and Oxazepam (Trade Name - Serax) are the most commonly used drugs. Benzodiazepines A common family of...

Drug Detox in San Diego   Drug detoxification is a term used to describe the interventional act of withdrawing oneself from the physical dependence of a drug; experiencing drug withdrawal symptoms; and undergoing appropriate medical treatment to flush out the excess toxins and chemicals from the body,...

Dual Diagnosis, also called as ‘Co-occurring disorder’ is referred to a condition in which the subject suffers from a combination of mental disorder and co-morbid substance abuse. Examples of dual-diagnosis conditions may include a psychiatric illness such as depression and alcohol dependence or a more...

It is natural for anyone, who has ever used drugs or alcohol,to experience cravings.These urges can be extremely disturbing, even to the extent of being painful at times. In the initial phase of recovery, the cravings can be especially uncomfortable. Cravings can also be triggered...