Ambien Addiction Treatment
Five Things to Know Before Calling an Interventionist

Five Things to Know Before Calling an Interventionist

Many people believe that a professional interventionist is all they need to successfully get through to their addicted friend or loved one. Perhaps they saw an intervention portrayed in a movie or on a TV show. While these depictions can be entertaining, they are not often accurate. While it is true that a specially trained interventionist may be able to help, there are five things you should know before calling one. Interventions Are...

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My Child Is in Treatment: Now What?

My Child Is in Treatment: Now What?

It can be extremely difficult to place your child in treatment for addiction. In addition to the emotional pain associated with having one of your children suffering from such a frightening disease, the process of finding the right program, getting the addict on board with treatment and actually getting him or her to the facility, is emotionally and physically exhausting. The truth is, however, that getting your son or daughter to treatment is...

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Five Things to Know Before Calling an Interventionist

Five Things to Know Before Calling an Interventionist

It can be challenging to help a loved one who is struggling with any type of addiction. Sometimes, a direct approach, such as a heart-to-heart conversation, can help a loved one start the road to recovery. However, when it comes to Ambien addiction, addicts often struggle to see their addiction and refuse to acknowledge it. For these individuals, a more focused approach is often needed and may require that you join forces with others by staging...

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What to Do When Someone Lies About Ambien Use

What to Do When Someone Lies About Ambien Use

When you discover that someone is lying about his Ambien use, then you may be unsure of how to handle the situation. It may be intimidating to confront a user about his drug use, but you should speak with him about drugs to connect him with the help he needs to recover. Even if someone lies to you about Ambien use, you should view it as an opportunity to help him so that he can begin recovering. When someone lies about Ambien use, it may...

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4 Ways to Support a Friend Recovering from Ambien Abuse

4 Ways to Support a Friend Recovering from Ambien Abuse

Ambien is a sedative (also called a hypnotic) used to treat sleep disorders. It comes in two forms—immediate release to help you get to sleep faster, and extended release to help you get to sleep and stay asleep. Ambien is habit forming, so it is only intended for short-term use; it can lead to addiction when used in larger amounts or for longer periods than prescribed. Ambien addicts need support from family and friends to recover from...

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How Ambien Addiction Influences Your Children

How Ambien Addiction Influences Your Children

Ambien addiction is an incredibly serious problem, as the continued use of this drug can cause a number of dangerous side effects. Symptoms such as fatigue, memory loss, suicidal tendencies and more can impact your life to the extreme. You might begin falling behind at work, losing track of your relationships with others, and – if you are a parent – begin neglecting your responsibilities to be an involved and effective parent. How A...

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