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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.
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    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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    Substance Abuse Recovery
    323 Emerald Street, Torrance, CA 90503
    At Substance Abuse Recovery, clients undergo personalized treatment involving alcohol or drug addiction because we recognize that everyone has their different needs when it comes to treatment.
    (888) 487-7997
    Center for Neurotherapy
    11331 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 1d, Studio City, CA 91604
    Contact us at (818) 643-5613 in Studio City, CA, to discover how our neurotherapy treatments can be instrumental in your cognitive rehabilitation efforts.
    (818) 643-5613
    Help Addiction Recovery Center
    2335 E. Colorado Blvd Suite #115-194, Pasadena, CA 91107
    Help Addiction Recovery Center deeply believes that every patient deserves the highest quality treatment possible to fully achieve a life-long sobriety.
    (626) 460-3934
    La Training Institute for Alcohol & Drug Councilin
    1612 W Manchester Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90047
    (323) 758-8266
    Restoration Foundation Ministry Alchohol & Drug Tr
    1117 E 108th St, Los Angeles, CA 90059
    (323) 569-4357
    Drug and Alcochol Counseling Services
    915 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015
    (213) 747-0054
    Cocaine Anonymous
    Los Angeles, CA 90007
    (310) 216-4444
    A Drug Rehab & Alcohol Counseling Center and 24 Ho
    Los Angeles, CA 90007
    (310) 237-0953
    Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program
    6635 Florence Ave, Bell Gardens, CA 90201
    (562) 927-1656
    Pacific Asian Alcohol & Drug P
    2001 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90057
    (213) 413-1622
    U-Turn Alcohol & Drug Education Program
    3761 Stocker St, Los Angeles, CA 90008
    (323) 294-4261
    Turning Point Alcohol & Drug Education
    3756 Santa Rosalia Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90008
    (323) 296-1840
    Southern California Alcohol and Drug Program
    16247 Colorado Ave, Paramount, CA 90723
    (562) 272-4004
    Southern California Alcohol & Drug Program La Casi
    10603 Downey Ave, Downey, CA 90241
    (562) 622-2268
    Arms of Grace Alcohol & Drug Counseling Center
    2821 Crenshaw Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016
    (323) 730-8088


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