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Detox and Nutrition

April 12th / Bill Kellaway / Comment: 0
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Turning Point Treatment Center has recently partnered with The Health Dude of Orange County, CA. The HealthDude is a unique collaborative of dedicated nutritionists, physicians, trainers and community leaders who provide education, awareness, and knowledge to everyone worldwide in order … [Read More]

Tips On How To Beat Drug Addiction

March 16th / Bill Kellaway / Comment: 0
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It is said that no two persons are alike. Some of us are born tall; others, small. Some of us have white skin paired with blonde hair while others have brown skin and black hair. Many of us differ from … [Read More]

Smartphone Addiction Has Same Effect On Brain As Drug Use, Claims New Study

March 9th / Bill Kellaway / Comment: 0

How smartphone addiction changes your BRAIN: Scans reveal how grey matter of tech addicts physically changes shape and size in a similar way to drug users German researchers examined the brains of 48 participants using MRI images Total of 22 … [Read More]

Medication Treatments Led to 80 Percent Lower Risk of Fatal Opioid Overdose for Patients

February 28th / Bill Kellaway / Comment: 0

Patients with opioid use disorder (OUD) receiving treatment with opioid agonists (medications such as methadone or buprenorphine) had an 80 percent lower risk of dying from an opioid overdose compared to patients in treatment without the use of medications. The … [Read More]

Preventing mental health disorders may be key to thwarting the opioid crisis

February 18th / Bill Kellaway / Comment: 0

What constitutes mental illness is widely misunderstood. Many people immediately think of schizophrenia or other forms of psychotic or dissociative diseases (e.g., multiple personality disorder), as portrayed in the movies. Sufferers of these illnesses are relatively easy to detect, given … [Read More]

Addiction Treatment for Couples

February 10th / Bill Kellaway / Comment: 0

Call Turning Point Treatment Center’s at 949-383-4439 #CouplesDrugRehab Seeking addiction treatment together in a rehab for couples can be beneficial for a number of reasons, especially when both partners are committed to the relationship and to becoming clean and sober. … [Read More]

Medically Supervised Detox From Opiates

November 14th / Bill Kellaway / Comment: 0
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Many people believe that using medication in the treatment of substance use disorders is trading one addiction for another. However, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), use of FDA-approved medications in combination with evidence-based therapies … [Read More]

Meth In The Morning, Heroin At Night: Inside The Seesaw Struggle of Dual Addiction

November 8th / Bill Kellaway / Comment: 0
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In the 25 years since she snorted her first line of methamphetamine at a club in San Francisco, Kim has redefined “normal” many times. At first, she says, it seemed like meth brought her back to her true self — … [Read More]

Scientists Now Know How Sleep Cleans Toxins From the Brain

November 4th / Bill Kellaway / Comment: 0
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The synchronized brain waves of non-REM sleep may play a key role in preventing toxins from accumulating in a person’s brain. Laura Lewis and her team of researchers have been putting in late nights in their Boston University lab. Lewis … [Read More]

What to know about opiate withdrawal

September 9th / Bill Kellaway / Comment: 0
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When a person stops taking opiates, they may experience withdrawal symptoms, such as pain, body aches, fatigue, and nausea. The symptoms will ease up over time, and medical treatments and home remedies can help. The symptoms of opiate withdrawal can … [Read More]

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