benzos and methadone

Benzos and Methadone: A Dangerous Combination

Benzodiazepines or “benzos” benefit many people when taken as prescribed. However, for those taking methadone to treat opioid addiction, mixing benzos and methadone can be dangerous. But, there are options for those taking prescription medications like benzos to continue medication-assisted treatment (MAT) with methadone during rehab. At Believe Detox Center, we know that quitting opioids…

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what is rainbow fentanyl

What Is Rainbow Fentanyl?

Every Halloween, scary stories abound about dealers passing illicit drugs to unsuspecting children. Media outlets share stories and rumors like these, which are more often than not, completely untrue. Concerned parents hear these stories each year via social media or word of mouth. Still, concern among parents regarding the dangers of illicit drugs like rainbow…

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is alcoholism a progressive disease

Is Alcoholism a Progressive Disease?

Alcoholism is a progressive disease that can take over a person’s life. As a person’s tolerance to alcohol increases, they need to drink more to get the same feeling. Some people quit or cut back when the consequences become too much to bear. However, others cannot control their drinking habits without professional help and support….

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managing holiday stress in recovery

How to Manage Stress During the Holidays

Managing holiday stress in recovery is critical to reducing the risk of relapsing. During the holiday season, many people in recovery come face-to-face with several relapse triggers. Believe Detox Center in Los Angeles, California, is here for those struggling with addiction. Our detox and rehab services can help people find hope in recovery from substance…

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how long does crystal meth stay in your system

How Long Does Crystal Meth Stay in Your System?

For those beginning their recovery from meth addiction, they may wonder “how long will crystal meth stay in my system?” This question can be important when considering a detox program so that a person understands what will happen after they quit using meth. Quitting meth use alone can be challenging and many people relapse within…

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Drug Dreams

What Are Drug Dreams?

Dreams about using or drinking again in early recovery—called “drug dreams”—can be alarming for those worried about relapsing. However, these dreams are common and can even indicate progress in recovery. At Believe Detox Center in Los Angeles, California, we know how unsettling these dreams can be. That is why we teach relapse prevention and coping…

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detox facilities in los angeles

Detox Facilities in Los Angeles Offering Family Interventions

Reputable detox facilities in Los Angeles know the importance of family interventions as part of the recovery process. In most cases, many patients will have been abandoned by friends and peers, and their families are all they’ve got.  In other instances, family interventions are necessary to help the patient realize how their substance abuse is…

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residential alcohol rehab

Residential Alcohol Rehab: Definition, Types of Treatment, and More

Have you been curious about residential alcohol rehab but aren’t sure if it’s right for you? Does it seem like there are so many “residential treatment centers” that all tend to blur together? Here in Southern California, there certainly aren’t many residential centers to choose from. At Believe Detox Center, we do everything in our…

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