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Recent Questions:

  1. How do I know if I need drug or alcohol detoxification?
  2. How do I decide whether to try an outpatient or inpatient alcohol detoxification?
  3. If I drink a bottle of wine every night and want to stop drinking, do I need alcohol detoxification?
  4. Does Columbia offer a one-day detoxification from heroin or prescription pain killers?
  5. I've heard that buprenorphine is a new medication for heroin addiction. What is it and how does it work?
  6. Are there medications that can help me stop drinking and not go back to the bottle?
  7. I'm addicted to Fioricet? How do I stop?
  8. Are there any medications to help me stop using cocaine?
  9. What is methadone maintenance? How does it work (if it does)? Isn't it just substituting one addiction for another?
  10. What is GHB? If I've been using it a lot, do I need to detoxify from it?