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GALLUS DETOX RECOVERY BLOG

Our recovery blog is a comprehensive resource for people seeking help with substance use disorders, a helpful guide for common issues people in recovery face, evidence-based information for clinicians looking to find out more about medical detox, and for families and partners wanting to support their loved one achieve long-term recovery. We cover topics ranging from the signs and symptoms of substance use disorder, medical detox, the risks of home detox, how to pick a medical detox, how to identify if your loved one has a problem, what to expect from an inpatient medical detox, relapse prevention strategies, and critical steps for successful recovery.

PHQ-9 Depression Outcomes by Steve Carleton

Gallus Medical Detox specializes in not only inpatient medical detox but also prolonged recovery and lowered relapse rates, which stem from our behavioral health team. At Gallus, our behavioral health team consists of Clinical Directors and our Executive Clinical Director, Steve Carleton, who is an expert in the field of PTSD and substance use disorder. […]

How To Stop Drinking Alcohol and How Gallus Can Help

Do you suspect that you or someone you know has an alcohol use disorder? Are they wondering “how can I stop drinking”? Is alcohol getting in the way of your relationships or holding you back from accomplishing your dreams? If yes, the good news is that you are not alone. Our team at Gallus Medical […]

What Is Molly?

Molly is a slang term used to describe a pure form of the drug MDMA. MDMA is a synthetic drug that acts as both a stimulant and hallucinogenic drug. It is commonly used in the nightclub or party scene and is popular because of the sense of euphoria it produces. It can be addictive and […]

What Are Liberty Caps?

Liberty cap mushrooms sometimes referred to as liberty caps or magic mushrooms, is another name for a mushroom named Psilocybe semilanceata. It is a hallucinogenic mushroom found in grasslands and pastures across North America, Australia, and the United Kingdom. Despite the fact that they are commonly distributed within North America, this type of mushroom consumption […]

ETOH Abuse and Meaning

Ethanol alcohol, or ETOH, is a chemical that is added to various beverages to enhance their alcohol concentration. Ethanol alcohol, also called ethyl alcohol, grain alcohol, or just alcohol, is a member of a class of different organic compounds under the name alcohol. Ethanol is used as a solvent in producing other chemicals or as […]

Is LSD Addictive? An In-Depth Look

D-lysergic acid diethylamide, or LSD, is a very powerful hallucinogenic drug. It is a street drug that is sometimes given other titles such as acid, dots, mellow yellow, and windowpane. LSD is made from a type of compound known as lysergic acid, found in a fungus that grows on grains. So, is LSD addictive? Well […]

Xanax Withdrawal Symptoms

Xanax is a prescription drug that is used to treat panic and anxiety disorders. In some situations, it may be prescribed to treat depression and certain fears. However, it is frequently misused, illegally sold, and used by individuals who do not have a prescription for it. It is highly addictive and an individual dependent upon […]

Breaking the Silence by Brianne Griego

Gallus Medical Detox Centers is honored to share Brianne’s powerful story about her journey through recovery. Read her full story here. Breaking the Silence Being an alcoholic and drug addict in recovery, I feel it is important to share my experiences. I believe recovering with vulnerability and transparency is key, to breaking the silence, inspiring […]

What Financial Support Is Available So I Can Seek Treatment?

When an individual decides to receive treatment for a substance use disorder, there will likely be some cost involved. However, the amount will vary depending upon a variety of factors. These include whether or not the individual will have to take time away from work to go through treatment and what level of care the […]

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