Come down is the slow reduction of a drug effect after reaching the high from drugs (feeling of euphoria).
In terms of alcohol and drug recovery, commitment can be defined as adhering to the treatment plan that it laid out to minimise relapse ricks and increase the chances of a successful recovery.
UK PMI Alcohol Addiction Reh
In the United Kingdom, health care is a part of the public service to the nation and falls in the same category as public education, police services and the public road networks. The NHS (National Health Service) provides free medical and hospital care, as well as subsidised or free prescription medications to all United Kingdom…
Co Dependence: This is a state of being overly concerned with the problems of another, to the detriment of one’s own wants and needs. Often part of addiction problems. The term Co Dependence was first coined in the 1950’s in Minnesota where a new model of treating addiction, specifically alcoholism, was emerging. Today this model…
Drug Addiction Treatment Unit
A ward usually found in a general or psychiatric hospital, providing drug detox for people addicted to alcohol and other drugs.
Expectancy: a psychoactive effect that happens in response to a person’s expectation that an effect will occur. It causes placebo effects, and can emphasize the perception of drug effects. Sometimes raised in drug rehabilitation counselling.
Clonidine (Catapres) is a prescription drug that is used to lower high blood pressure and to reduce the effects of drug and alcohol withdrawal.
Blood Alcohol Concentration Bac
Blood–Alcohol concentration can be defined as the amount of alcohol (in grams) that is in the blood, in conjunction to the amount of blood (in 100 millilitres. The results are usually given as a percentage.
Codeine is a widely used opiate drug that is found in most analgesic and cough syrups /mixtures & medicines. People in recovery from alcohol and other drug addictions are warned to steer clear of medications containing codeine.
Crank is a nickname for the illegal stimulant, amphetamines. It is a powerful central nervous system stimulant and can be smoked, snorted or injected.