LA Detox - What addictions do we treat

What Addictions Do We Treat?

Los Angeles Detox has access to the best treatment facilities ready to provide comprehensive care for a variety of addictions. Whether you or someone you know struggles with addiction to alcohol, prescription drugs, gambling, sex, illicit drugs, or something else, we’re confident one of our affiliated facilities has the recovery program fit for the addiction…

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What Is Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol is the second most popular drug in the world, ranking second only to caffeine, and is the most abused drug in the United States. More than half of the U.S. population considers themselves drinkers, and nearly half of those people binge drink at least on occasion.  This ubiquitous nature of drinking and its place…

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What Is Medical Detox?

A lot of people entering drug rehab go through a medical detox first. Medical detoxifications are most commonly done at a medical detox facility that is staffed by doctors and nurses trained in helping patients deal with the withdrawal symptoms of early drug abstinence. Without medical care, these withdrawal symptoms can be unpleasant, dangerous, and…

outpatient rehab

What Is Outpatient Rehab?

Outpatient rehab is a form of therapy in which individuals getting treatment attend sessions at a substance abuse treatment program and then return home. The sessions usually last about an hour. Individuals attend group sessions throughout the week and have regular meetings with a state-licensed drug counselor. The goal of these sessions are: solidifying abstinence,…

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Oxycodone Addiction And Detox

Oxycodone is a semisynthetic opioid used to treat severe pain. Is Oxycodone Stronger than Hydrocodone? Oxycodone is about 3 times more powerful than hydrocodone Oxycodone Addiction and Detox Oxycodone is a painkiller commonly prescribed for moderate to severe pain. It is extremely addictive and can lead to physical dependence and addiction. Oxycodone can be prescribed…

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What Is Drug Addiction?

Drug addiction is a very serious brain disease characterized by compulsive drug seeking and use, despite harmful consequences to the drug addict and those around them. Drug addiction begins with a voluntary act of taking drugs. As the drug addict does the drug more and more their ability to choose not to do so becomes…