Long Island Interventions

Category: Drug Detox

  • Ambien and Xanax: Can You Combine Them?

    Ambien and Xanax: Can You Combine Them?

    Whenever you meet with your doctor, you need to provide a list of all of the medications you are currently taking, including both prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Certain drugs can have dangerous interactions with other medications. Two commonly prescribed drugs, Xanax and Ambien, are prescription drugs that are both central nervous system (CNS) depressants. People […]

  • Tylenol and Xanax

    Tylenol and Xanax

    Xanax, which is also known as alprazolam, is a benzodiazepine. Doctors commonly prescribe it to treat panic attacks and generalized anxiety disorder because it has a calming effect on the central nervous system and brain. Specifically, it is a GABA enhancer that slows down brain cell activity. While it is prescribed frequently, it has psychodynamic […]

  • How Long Do Drugs Stay in Your Saliva?

    How Long Do Drugs Stay in Your Saliva?

    There are many reasons why an individual might have to undergo a drug test. Perhaps it is for a job interview, court-ordered as part of probation, or part of a sobriety test for drug rehab. Regardless of the reason, there are many ways that drug tests can be done. This includes testing hair, urine, and […]

  • What Is a 12-Panel Drug Test?

    What Is a 12-Panel Drug Test?

    Drug tests have become a standard part of life. Administered for medical, legal, or occupational reasons, these tests can significantly impact your opportunities. Whether you’re hoping to keep your job or restore lost driving privileges, they affect how you’re able to participate in society. Among the tests, you may be given is a 12-panel drug […]

  • OxyContin Withdrawal Symptoms

    OxyContin Withdrawal Symptoms

    OxyContin is a powerful prescription painkiller with highly addictive qualities. Although it has its place in the field of medicine, many people become dependent on the drug and take it in higher doses or for longer than prescribed. Withdrawing from OxyContin and other opioids can be incredibly difficult, but safe recovery is possible. If you […]

  • Alcohol and Robitussin

    Alcohol and Robitussin

    Many people use cough remedies containing dextromethorphan, also called DXM, for quick cough relief. Its effectiveness is well known in over-the-counter medicines like Robitussin, and it is a widely used ingredient in many different cough remedies. But when DXM is combined with another strong substance like alcohol, users put themselves at great risk for harm. […]

  • What Are the Symptoms of Suboxone Withdrawal?

    What Are the Symptoms of Suboxone Withdrawal?

    Suboxone is listed on Schedule III of the Schedules of Controlled Substances. As such, it is a narcotic that can cause low to moderate physical dependence or high potential to cause psychological dependence. Because of this, people dependent upon Suboxone will experience withdrawal symptoms after they stop ingesting the substance. The following symptoms are common […]

  • How to Detox From Percocet

    How to Detox From Percocet

    Opiates, such as Percocet, are among the world’s most addictive substances. In the U.S. alone, addiction to Percocet and other opioids is affecting the lives of millions of people. Unfortunately, without help from a Percocet addiction treatment center, many people cannot detox from Percocet as they simply can’t cope with the intense and often painful […]

  • What Is An 8-Ball Of Cocaine?

    What Is An 8-Ball Of Cocaine?

    Cocaine is a powerful stimulant with addictive properties that directly impact the brain. Because of the drug’s popularity during the ’80s and ’90s, many consider it less of an issue now. However, cocaine presents as much a problem today as it always has. In fact, it’s one of the oldest known drugs; coca leaves and […]

  • The Risks and Consequences of Mixing Ibuprofen with Alcohol

    The Risks and Consequences of Mixing Ibuprofen with Alcohol

    Ibuprofen, also sold over-the-counter as Advil, Midol, and Motrin, is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) commonly used for everyday pain relief. Because it’s so readily available, it can seem relatively harmless, but it’s a strong medication that can have unwanted side effects when mixed with alcohol. Both substances can irritate your intestinal tract and stomach, […]

  • How To Safely Detox From Benzodiazepines

    How To Safely Detox From Benzodiazepines

    Benzodiazepines are a class of drugs commonly used to treat anxiety, seizures, sleep problems, panic disorder, and similar conditions. These drugs can be very effective at the right dose. Nonetheless, they can be highly addictive, and someone who struggles with benzodiazepine addiction will face severe withdrawal symptoms as they go through the detox process. You […]

  • How Long Does Fentanyl Stay In Your System?

    How Long Does Fentanyl Stay In Your System?

    While a pandemic gripped the U.S., another kind of epidemic also swept the country. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 107,375 deaths from drug overdoses and poisonings in 2021. Approximately 67% of those deaths involved fentanyl or other synthetic opioids. In some cases, fentanyl was mixed with narcotics or methamphetamine, […]

  • How long does Percocet stay in your system?

    How long does Percocet stay in your system?

    Made out of oxycodone and acetaminophen, Percocet is designed to relieve moderate to severe pain. Oxycodone is an opioid pain reliever, so it affects the way the body responds to pain. Unfortunately, this means that some people use Percocet for recreational purposes. Over time, recreational use can lead to an opioid addiction and drug dependence. […]

  • Drug and Alcohol Detox

    Drug and Alcohol Detox

    As you move toward a sober lifestyle that is free of drug and alcohol use, you will walk through the detoxification process. This transitory step involves cleansing the body of all traces of drugs and alcohol. It can be a challenging process, and many people may fall back into their old habits before they get […]

  • Adderall vs Dexedrine

    Adderall vs Dexedrine

    In the Adderall vs Dexedrine debate, people wonder which one is better. Adderall and Dexedrine are similar, and they cause similar side effects, but they are not exactly the same. One thing that both medications have in common is that they can be addictive, and it can be extremely difficult for people to stop using […]

  • Can You Claim Drug Treatment on Your Taxes?

    Can You Claim Drug Treatment on Your Taxes?

    Residential treatment is a necessary step for many people to overcome their drug or alcohol addiction. During your inpatient rehab program, you’ll receive extensive medical and psychological support in a safe, stable environment. However, this form of treatment can be expensive, which leads some patients to forgo rehab or wait too long to attend. Even […]

  • What to Say to Someone in Drug Rehab

    What to Say to Someone in Drug Rehab

    Making the conscious decision to end one’s relationship with drugs, alcohol, or both is something that only about 10% of Americans with a substance use disorder ever bother to do. And that 10% is a relatively small percentage when you consider that the U.S. is home to nearly 32 million illegal drug users. So to […]

  • Does delta 8 show up on a drug test?

    Does delta 8 show up on a drug test?

    Delta 8 is commonly viewed as a middle ground between CBD products and marijuana. However, there is a considerable amount of confusion and misinformation surrounding delta 8 THC products. Before you make your next purchase, it is essential to know more about what you may be buying and how using it could impact your life […]

  • How Long Does Meth Stay in Your System?

    How Long Does Meth Stay in Your System?

    Methamphetamine is a stimulant that makes the body’s systems work much faster than normal. In fact, it is near the top of the list of dangerous drugs. It brings the potential for abuse, which leads to dependence. Although methamphetamines are used recreationally, certain people do receive prescriptions to treat ADHD and other disorders. Oftentimes, individuals […]

  • Signs of Drug Addiction

    Signs of Drug Addiction

    Approximately 700,000 Americans have died of a drug overdose since 2000. But many individuals are living with addiction. More than 20 million Americans over the age of 11 are affected by substance use disorders, and addiction is the most severe substance use disorder. Some signs that someone is addicted are more evident than others. An individual whose […]