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How To Detox From Ice at Home

Methamphetamine is a powerful manmade stimulant that goes by various street names, including “ice” due to its crystalline appearance. The drug can be snorted, injected, smoked or taken orally, and is highly addictive. Initially the user experiences an intense rush of euphoria and heightened energy, which impacts the neurotransmitters, dopamine and serotonin. The brain’s reward […]

Self Alcohol Detox at Home

Ok, so maybe you are a DIY kinda person. You like taking care of business on your own terms, an admirable trait, for sure—except when it comes time to consider self alcohol detox at home. Planning to detox from alcohol is a unique instance when handling something really important on your own is not advisable. […]

How to Get Sober At Home

One of the most significant barriers to getting treatment for an alcohol use disorder is the stigma perceived regarding attitudes about addiction. The thought of entering the boss’s office to inform them of your need to go to detox for an alcohol problem is so uncomfortable that many simply don’t ever get the treatment they […]

Case Management in Healthcare

Anyone who has ever experienced firsthand the chaotic healthcare landscape, either for themselves or their loved one, can understand why efficient and organized case management in healthcare is so important. With so many moving parts—providers, appointments, medications, and adjunct services—trying to navigate it all on one’s own can quickly become overwhelming. When contracting for in-home […]

In Home Nurse Care For Dementia

When a loved one develops Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia it can be very disheartening. Watching the cognitive decline in someone formerly so vital and sharp is sad. While family members may first attempt to care for their loved one with dementia, as the disease progresses it may become increasingly difficult to manage […]