Alcohol, also known as ethanol or ethyl alcohol, is one of the most popular psychoactive and addicting substances worldwide. Addiction to alcohol, commonly known as “alcoholism,” remains a serious problem in the United States.
Adequate sleep is an essential component of maintaining proper health, with adults requiring at least seven hours of sleep daily. Sleep deprivation has been linked to a weakened immune system, poor memory retention and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.
Barbiturates are a class of drugs that act as central nervous system depressants. They are used for the treatment of seizure disorders, anxiety, insomnia and headaches. While they are still used for the treatment of headaches, they’re used for seizures, anxiety and more.
Benzodiazepines are a class of prescription-only central nervous system (CNS) depressants used for the treatment of several conditions including anxiety disorder, seizure disorder, muscle spasms, insomnia and alcohol dependence.
Cocaine is a stimulant drug abused for its euphoric effects. While it serves a legitimate medical purpose as a topical anesthetic for surgeries, it is more commonly encountered as a powerful and addicting illegal drug.
Fentanyl is an extremely potent and dangerous synthetic opioid drug. As a prescription drug, it is used for severe pain in those who have built tolerance to other opioids. As an opioid pain reliever, fentanyl was designed to be 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine
Heroin is an illegal opioid drug abused for its intense euphoric effects. While it can be smoked or snorted, most users choose to inject heroin intravenously. Following injection, users immediately experience an intense, pleasurable “rush”.
The term inhalant refers to any volatile substance that can be inhaled to produce a psychoactive effect. Despite their seemingly innocuous nature, these chemical vapors can be extremely dangerous the first time they are abused.
Marijuana, also known as “cannabis,” “weed,” “pot,” and “reefer,” is the most commonly abused illegal drug in the United States and the most commonly abused drug overall behind alcohol and tobacco. Marijuana contains cannabinoids, chemicals that bind to cannabinoid receptors
Methamphetamine, commonly known as “meth”, is a highly addictive stimulant drug that affects the central nervous system. While it is available as a prescription drug under the brand name Desoxyn® indicated for the treatment, it is an illegal and dangerous street drug
The United States is in the midst of an “opioid epidemic,” aptly named considering that opioids are responsible for nearly 130 deaths every day in the United States. The drugs range from illegal drugs such as heroin to legal, prescription drugs that can be bought at a pharmacy
OxyContin is a prescription-only opioid used in the management of moderate to severe pain. It is a special formulation of the drug oxycodone designed to slowly release the drug over an extended period of time, providing around-the-clock pain relief.
Most drugs can be grouped into one of two main categories – prescription and over the counter medications. Prescription-only drugs: drugs that require a prescription to buy. Over the counter (OTC) drugs: drugs that can be bought without a prescription
Stimulants are a class of drugs that increase the activity of the central nervous system. Some stimulants, such as Adderall and Ritalin, are prescription drugs used for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and narcolepsy.
Suboxone is the brand name of a drug combination containing buprenorphine and naloxone. It was approved by the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) in 2002 for the treatment of opioid dependence. Suboxone is available under the tongue or inside the cheek
Synthetics, also known as “designer drugs,” are completely man-made drugs created in a laboratory. Many designer drugs are created legally and serve a legitimate medical purpose, in fact most prescription drugs are either semi-synthetic or fully synthetic.
Valium is the brand name of the prescription drug diazepam, a long-acting central nervous system depressant belonging to the benzodiazepine class of drugs. Its relaxing effect makes Valium useful to treat anxiety disorders, however many find this feeling addicting.
Xanax is the brand name of alprazolam, a fast-acting benzodiazepine. While useful as a fast-acting treatment for anxiety, its use is associated with significant potential for abuse and dependence. Tolerance to Xanax develops quickly
Our residential treatment, also known as inpatient treatment, is a truly comprehensive and modern rehabilitation program.
Chapman House Treatment Centers provide a safe and comfortable residential detox that is directly monitored by a medical doctor.
Our partial hospitalization program or PHP, is a highly structured outpatient program where patients receive treatment at least 5 days per week for no less than 6 hours per day.
Chapman House Treatment Centers provide a wide variety of outpatient services In addition to all of our primary treatment programs.
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