major concern for the world, particularly Africa. While not all the children and adolescents in our program were HIV positive or had AIDS, they were most certainly affected by it. Part of my role involved supporting children and families with end-of-life issues, which included assisting with funeral preparations and providing grief counseling. Furthermore, I performed HIV/AIDS education including transmission methods and safer sex practices. This involved exploring social and behavioral changes needed to affect change, including discussions of local traditions and customs. My function was to provide options to customs, while keeping intact the cultural heritage and wisdom.
Not listed on my resume is my employment with the Buckley House Detoxification and Sobering Center where I was employed in the 1990’s for three…
Funding Source: Medicaid when available or self-pay from clients. Clients are given documentation to allow them to bill their insurance company but Denver CARES does not provide insurance billing.
Referral Procedure if needed: None needed.
Population Served: Anyone with an addiction problem or who is currently intoxicated.
Emergency Service Patrol
Denver CARES operates an emergency service patrol (ESP), which picks up clients that are intoxicated in public…
7-day detox plan
Why is it a good thing to detox?
Now, a lot of people might look at detoxing as a waste of time, because you can simply go on a diet or even better change your eating habit by simply eating healthier. They might get a point, eating healthier might make things simpler. But, there’s one thing people shouldn’t ignore; adopting a healthier eating habit is not easy and most of the time people fail. Another thing is that when you follow a detox plan, you…
Healthy body detoxification makes reference to the ability of your body to free itself of toxins and bacteria. It is the process of improving your health and well-being by eliminating poisonous substances out of your system. As a result, the healthy body cleansing practice usually helps to ensure that many of the poisons are stripped away from your body. Body detoxification not only eliminates your system of pollutants that happen to be identified in the atmosphere, foods and drinks but…
Detoxification of the lungs
This way you can clean your lungs naturally
Cleansing your lungs lets you detox them of infection, lower the risk of cancer, expand lung capacity and improve the health of the respiratory tract.
This is primarily suggested to smokers and people living in places with polluted air.
Here are the four ways of cleansing your lungs
1. Breathing exercises
They are one of the best methods of lung cleansing. This doesn’t mean just taking a deep breath, it takes a lot more. …
Medically Supervised Detoxification
“You never fail until you stop trying.”
“A smooth sea never made a skilled mariner.”
A medically supervised detoxification is the safest way to detox from opioids, other addictive drugs, or alcohol. The patient enters a medical facility that specializes in detoxification from drugs and alcohol. The facility may be a freestanding unit or part of a full-service hospital. Physicians, psychologists, nurses, and social…
Abstinence-based treatment for opioid addiction is a fancy way of saying that treatment should not involve the use of medications. To provide abstinence-based treatment, various therapeutic regimens are employed. Typically, the addict undergoes detoxification in an inpatient medical facility to rid the body of the opioids, typically over a 3 to 5-day period. After detoxification, the addict either enters into intensive one-to-one counseling on an outpatient basis (perhaps meeting with a…
detox diets boost liver detoxification and rid the body of persistent organic pollutants (), and early evidence appears to suggest that certain foods, including coriander, nori and olestra contains detoxification properties. The studies in this area has been limited, but offers a launching point for further research.
This fasting diet is meant to cleanse the body from the inside out and is touted for having…
What is Suboxone?
Suboxone is a chemical compound of naloxone and buprenorphine. The combination is used to assist in opiate addicts, for the purpose of medication aided detox. The problem with this is, however, that buprenorphine is actually, a mild opiate itself.
Clinicians would say, and some still do, that buprenorphine is not able to cause a dependency because it is only a partial opiate agonist. However, the fact that there was the general assumption, that there…
medical professionals and researchers. This is a result of the controversy regarding detox diets and whether or not they actually work as glorified by the marketing of certain companies and celebrity endorsements. However, some media outlets have published articles in reference to specialists in this field, suggesting that they are causing more damage to the body than good. Hence, it is important to declare whether detox diets are all they say they are so consumers are informed of the possible…