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Substance Abuse Terminology for Families

Anyone with an alcoholic or drug addict in their life can attest to the serious pain these diseases can inflict. For the loved ones of an addict, the world of substance abuse and rehabilitation can be very disorienting. If you're the parent or friend of an addict here are some terms you should know that will help you understand the rehab process.

  • Delirium Tremens - Sometimes called, "the shakes" or "DT's", this is the physical manifestation of alcohol withdrawal.
  • Detox - This term describes the process of removing substances from an addict’s body. It may be facilitated by other drugs, which are administered under a doctor's care, to ease the physical side effects.
  • Inpatient Program - Any rehabilitation center where patients stay for a set period of time without going home.
  • Methadone - This long acting synthetic opiate is used to help stabilize heroin addicts during their recovery. While it doesn't provide the same high as heroin, this substance also has addictive properties.
  • Outpatient Program - Any alcohol or drug abuse recovery center that allows patients to meet regularly with counselors, but return to their homes at night.
  • Tolerance - Many longtime drug abusers require larger and larger amounts of their chosen drug to get the same high they had when they first started using. As their tolerance for the drug increases, their problems normally get worse.
  • Twelve Steps - Any recovery program that requires patients to complete the Twelve Steps to recovery outlined in the Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book.
  • Schedule One Narcotic - This is how the Federal Government classifies drugs with no known medical use. For laymen, this distinction can be confusing because opiates in prescription pain killers are not Schedule One, but opiates in heroin are Schedule One drugs.
    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admin
    Boyds, MD 20841
    Since 1992, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has established its goal of reducing the societal impact on communities due to substance abuse problems and mental health issues.
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    Atlanta Drug Treatment Centers
    931 Monroe Dr Ne, Atlanta, GA 30308
    Atlanta Drug Treatment Centers provide highly trained counselors and physicians demonstrating superior care. Admissions are by appointment-only after your initial confidential phone assessment.
    (404) 921-0809
    Better Hope Rehabilitation Services
    2020 Howell Mill Road Northwest Suite #c-401, Atlanta, GA 30318
    Better Hope Rehabilitation Services provides life-changing and life-saving treatment to individuals of all ages that are affected by addiction issues.
    (678) 701-4410
    Peaceful House Recovery
    2020 Howell Mill Road Northwest Suite, Atlanta, GA 30318
    Peaceful House Recovery is a notable alcohol/drug rehab with over three years of validated success. Unlike other rehabilitation facilities,
    (404) 458-8766
    Cocaine Anonymous
    Atlanta, GA 31131
    (404) 255-7787
    A Drug Rehab & Alcohol Counseling Center and 24 Ho
    Atlanta, GA 31131
    (404) 942-2260
    The Watershed Alcohol and Drug Treatment
    Atlanta, GA 31131
    (404) 523-1067
    The Watershed Alcohol and Drug Treatment
    Atlanta, GA 31131
    (404) 344-2170
    The Watershed Alcohol and Drug Treatment
    Atlanta, GA 31131
    (404) 373-8258
    The Watershed Alcohol and Drug Treatment
    Atlanta, GA 31131
    (404) 869-2764
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    205 Jesse Hill Jr Dr Se, Atlanta, GA 30334
    (404) 657-2949
    Alcohol Abuse 24 Hour Helpline & Treatment
    3130 Peachtree Rd Ne, Atlanta, GA 30305
    (404) 239-0581
    The Watershed Alcohol and Drug Treatment
    Forest Park, GA 30298
    (404) 766-9579
    The Watershed Alcohol and Drug Treatment
    Tucker, GA 30084
    (770) 938-6460
    Medical Mobile Unlimited LLC
    6980 Roswell Rd Ne, Atlanta, GA 30328
    Medical Mobile Unlimited LLC Company offers a full range services. We are a small, family owned and operated business that sincerely believes that our customers come first.
    (888) 265-8570
    The Watershed Alcohol and Drug Treatment
    Redan, GA 30074
    (770) 482-0199

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