Drug Addiction Treatment

Can My Brain Heal after LSD Use?

LSD’s effects can range from “pleasant” to unpleasant and unpredictable. Any and all of these effects result from the drug’s impact on the brain. While some changes are temporary, others are more lasting. So can these be reversed, and can your brain heal after LSD use? Read on to learn how LSD works, how it changes the brain and what treatment and recovery can do for you. What Is LSD? LSD is a complex drug synthesized from a seemingly simple fungus. This fungus, called ergot, grows on rye. Ergot is a poison and can cause serious mental and physical health […]

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Morphine Street Names

Drug deal going down

On This Page: Effects of Morphine on the Mind More about Morphine Prescription Morphine Morphine Addiction Finding Help It is not unusual for drug users to develop code names, also called slang or street names to avoid suspicion and detection. Street names are often a description of the drug they stand for, making it easier for drug dealers to pass merchandise along without being suspected. For example, morphine comes in white tablets so the tablets are often called the white lady. Morphine tablets can also be ground into powder for snorting or intravenous intake and are also known as salt […]

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How to Get Clean from LSD

How to Get Clean from LSD

LSD stands for lysergic acid diethylamide, a hallucinogenic drug first developed in 1938. Hallucinogens are a diverse group of drugs that alter perception, thoughts and feelings.1 According to the most recent National Survey on Drug Use and Health, nearly 10 percent of those 12 and older have used LSD in their lifetime.1 LSD in tablet, capsule or liquid form, but the most popular way to ingest the drug is from absorbent paper “stamps.” The user places the stamp in their mouth where it dissolves. This fast-acting form of LSD begins to work in less than 30 minutes. Understanding more about […]

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LSD Overdose Treatment

On This Page: LSD and Tolerance LSD Overdose LSD Side Effects Finding Treatment Taking high doses of the hallucinogenic drug LSD leads to unpredictable consequences, possibly landing a person in the emergency room with psychotic thoughts, a racing heart and elevated blood pressure. Treatment for LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) overdose varies, but should include psychological counseling to help patients avoid further destructive drug use. LSD and Tolerance Users who take LSD repeatedly develop a tolerance and need higher and higher doses of the drug to achieve hallucinogenic effects. Since the drug is unregulated and made in underground labs, it often […]

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Intervention Roundtable with Louise Stanger, Sara Counes, Phil Plant and Arthur Westinghouse

Stanger, Coones, Plant, Westinghouse

Today, I’m excited to bring you a roundtable discussion all about interventions. What makes them successful? What are their challenges? How could they be improved? We’ll answer those questions and more during this three-part conversation featuring treatment professionals Louise Stanger, Sara Counes, Phil Plant and Arthur Westinghouse. To read more tips about planning an intervention, check out How to Start the Intervention Process.

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Dear Friends,

On November 10, 2018, the Woolsey Fire destroyed The Canyon at Peace Park’s treatment facility. At this time, The Canyon at Peace Park is not accepting patients for any services. We arranged for the safe and seamless discharge or transition of all patients when we were forced to evacuate due to the fire.

For over 12 years, The Canyon at Peace Park has been privileged to provide integrated treatment for addiction and co-occurring disorders to patients across the nation. Our main focus has always been on our patients and their success. We have served hundreds of patients and their families, providing exclusive treatment and services for a wide range of behavioral health and addiction issues.

Our trained, compassionate staff has been committed to delivering quality patient care with dignity and respect, with the goal of helping our patients return to their communities as healthier individuals. We are extremely proud of the sacrifices of those who worked every day, often under challenging circumstances, to positively impact our patients’ lives.

We thank the physicians and staff for their expertise and dedication in providing high quality, compassionate treatment and care to the patients we have served.

We look forward to carrying on The Canyon at Peace Park’s legacy through our outpatient locations in Santa Monica and Encino. Foundations Recovery Network also has other residential and outpatient facilities around the country offering the same high quality of service you’ve come to expect from us.

If you need help finding treatment, please visit foundationsrecoverynetwork.com or call for more information.

To request medical records please contact UHS-NRO Records Department. Fax a copy of the completed/signed ROI form to FAX# (615)-997-1200 or it can be emailed to [email protected] If you need additional guidance on medical records, please call (615) 312-5834

Sincerely,

The Canyon at Peace Park Leadership Team

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