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Rehabilitation Weekly Roundup – February 2019

Addiction Weekly Roundup

1). Rehab, Abuse, And Illness — All The Speculation Surrounding The Reason Wendy Williams Has Been Gone For So Long

Wendy Williams is set to make her triumphant return to daytime TV on March 4. It’s not until then will the talk show host be able to give viewers the real tea on what’s going on in her personal life but there have been many speculations as to why Williams has been missing from her series for over a month. [Celebrityinsider]

2). NACD chief calls for greater rehabilitation of addicts

President of the National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD) Ke Kim Yan has instructed officials at all levels to focus on getting the Kingdom’s 18,000 drug addicts into treatment at rehabilitation and health centers nationwide. Last year, the number of drug addicts across Cambodia seeking treatment grew by almost 70 percent, a Ministry of Health report states. [phnompenhpost]

3). Drug rehabilitation authority soon

President Maithripala Sirisena announced that the government would set up an authority for the rehabilitation of drug addicts. The President drew his attention towards the eradication of illicit drugs through the strengthening of laws related to drug control and drug raids. [dailynews]

4). Butorphanol Addiction Treatment

It is a synthetic medication that belongs to the class of medications known as opioid agonist-antagonists. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has classified butorphanol as a Schedule IV controlled substance, meaning that using the drug to get high may lead to physical or psychological dependence or addiction. [Addictionblog]

5). 5 Things that Can Help You Prevent Relapsing

Most people seek addiction treatment because they have already tried to quit on their own but relapsed a couple of times and are in search of a better solution.  If you are looking for a better way to overcome addiction and want to know how to prevent relapsing, you should understand the distinct phases of the relapse process.  [Aforeverrecovery]

6). Can They Handle It? Admitting an Addiction to Your Boss

Are Linda’s fears realistic? They’re certainly common. Those struggling with addiction often fear the negative consequences that might occur if their employer found out about their substance abuse. They’ve thought through the scenario hundreds of times and concluded that it’s better to just keep the truth hidden from their boss. []

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Can you leave the rehabilitation center?

You can leave the rehab any time, no one will compel you to stay at the rehab. However, dedication and continued treatment are required to fight addiction and achieve a sober life.

What are the Stages of Addiction?

There are various stages of addictions. The initial stage is the functioning individual with the addiction. The most common scenario is they have a job and their relationships are intact, but their health is depleting slowly because of their dependence.

What are narcotics and why people get it?

Narcotic analgesics (painkillers) are drugs that can reduce pain, cause numbness and/ or induce a state of unconsciousness. They have the tendency to cause tolerance and addiction

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