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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.

Why Is Medical Detox at Gallus Right for Business Professionals?

Amid the busy schedule of a working professional, treatment for alcohol and/or drug detox may be the last thing on your mind. You may believe you don’t have the time or that you can’t take even a few days away from your job to complete a detox program. However, detox facilities such as Gallus Medical […]

Xanax Detox & Withdrawal

Once a person stops using Xanax, a period of adjustment called withdrawal follows. It can be distressing both physically and psychologically, as the body and brain need time to adjust and recover. During this period, it is recommended that a person detoxing seek help from medically trained professionals and a recovery support system. Withdrawal from […]

What is Medical Detox?

Overcoming substance use disorders can be a challenging process, especially if you have been using alcohol or drugs for a prolonged period. When someone has persistently used drugs or alcohol, they can face a real health risk if they suddenly stop using substances without proper medical intervention. Many people who stop abruptly will experience physiological […]

The Main Elements of Addiction Treatment

Years of alcohol and drug misuse can take its toll on an individual’s physical health and their emotional and psychological well-being. The physical effects are wide-ranging and potentially long-lasting, including liver damage, chronic breathing challenges, communicable diseases like HIV/AIDS and hepatitis, kidney failure, heart damage, problems with the blood vessels, and even damage to the […]

30 M Pills: The New Face of the Crisis

Throughout 2019 there were numerous reports about “30 M pills.” For the past few years, news sources along the East Coast have been reporting that fentanyl, the dangerous synthetic opioid responsible for thousands of deaths each year, has been showing up disguised as 30 oxycodone pills, containing the hallmark 30 M. The U.S. Drug Enforcement […]

Staying Sober After Detox

Detox is just the beginning of a long journey in recovery. For the person dealing with substance use disorders, successfully completing detox is the first step on the road to recovery.Staying sober after detox, however, is an ongoing process that will take focus, support, and determination. And depending on the type of support required, they […]

The Importance of Exercise in Addiction Recovery

Recovery can be a challenging process, but the chances of a long-term recovery are increased with living a healthy lifestyle that includes eating healthy and regular exercise, A Range of Exercise for all Exercise is movement, and movement comes in a variety of different forms. Whether you prefer to get your exercise from a walk, […]

Dealing with Cravings during Recovery

You made it through detox and rehab but now you are struggling with a strong desire to return to drugs and alcohol. It is important to know that almost all recovering addicts experience cravings, some more intensely than others and trying to cope with them can be difficult. You may notice that the cravings increase […]

10 Ways To Fight Depression During Detox and Treatment

Deciding to seek help with recovery a significant step in your life. However, that choice can also come with some unwanted side effects and withdrawal symptoms — One of the most common is depression. If you are suffering from depression here are 10 tips to fight it: Keep it in perspective. When facing depression during […]

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