Are you or a loved one struggling with a drug addiction? The process of overcoming this can be long, but so worth it. With the help of a drug rehabilitation center and the guidance of a drug counselor can provide you with the support you need to continue your journey to a sober life. When you come to Metro Rehab in the Detroit area, you will be surrounded with a friendly staff and counselors in a clean and secure building. Treating those who come through our doors with respect is of utmost importance to us. In the following blog posts, you’ll learn more about our drug treatment programs that we offer at our rehabilitation facility. Take a step in achieving a bright, healthy, happy, and sober life at Metro Rehab.

  1. How Metro Rehab is Helping in the Nation’s Opioid Emergency

    As we discussed in our previous post, the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has declared a public health emergency on the opioid crisis in the United States. When the federal government declares a public health emergency, it releases additional resources to respond to a pub…Read More

  2. The Three Opioid Epidemics Sweeping the United States

    The 21st century ushered in the new era of drug addiction and overdose in the form of an opioid crisis. The flood of opioid use is considered a crisis because of the severity of the problem, the ease of addiction, and the fatality rate of users. Unlike other drugs that have swept across the United S…Read More

  3. Narcan: Not Just For Use Be Medical Professionals Anymore

    Narcan, or naloxone, is an opioid antagonist, which means it is a medication that has the ability to bind to the same receptor sites in the human body as opiates do. This essentially blocks the effects of the opiate and can reverse side effects. One of the most dangerous effects of opioids, includin…Read More

  4. The Road to Recovery: How to Avoid Relapse

    The road to addiction recovery is a long and twisting road with bumps and sharp curves that don’t make it easy. It is important to understand that addiction is not “cured” with drug rehabilitation, but it is managed and should supply you with coping techniques and relapse prevention methods. H…Read More

  5. Drug Addiction and Pregnancy: The Tiniest Addicts – Part II

    In part one  of this series, we discussed some of the toxic effects that illicit drugs have on unborn babies in uetero when the pregnant women uses them. In this installment, we will continue the discussion with some other commonly used drugs. It is important to reiterate that there is no safe drug…Read More

  6. The Drug Problem in Detroit: The Opioid Epidemic

    As 2018 draws to an end, Michigan is ranking fourth in the United States in terms of the largest drug problem. This is not a title to be proud of, rather one that draws huge concern for the residents. Over the last 18 years, the heroin epidemic in Michigan, and specifically Detroit, has risen dramat…Read More