Rehab & Treatment

The role of rehab and treatment in overcoming Rohypnol abuse.

How to Let Go of Bad Habits in Rehab

How to Let Go of Bad Habits in Rehab

The desired goals of addiction rehab are many, but they all share a great deal of importance. Although staying sober is one of the main goals, it is only a consequence resulting from other achievements while in inpatient treatment. One of those achievements is getting rid of bad habits. Bad habits can either be an underlying reason of the addiction or a consequence of it. Regardless of the source...

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Three Unexpected Positives of Rehab from Rohypnol

Three Unexpected Positives of Rehab from Rohypnol

By Becca Owens Rohypnol is used to treat insomnia and as a pre-anesthetic for surgery, but despite its legitimate medical uses, it is not available legally in the United States. That’s because this drug has a dark side. Often referred to as the “date-rape” drug because of its powerful sedative qualities, Rohypnol is odorless and colorless. It is also highly habit-forming and can quickly...

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Why Your Therapists Aren’t Your Enemy

Why Your Therapists Aren’t Your Enemy

We often want to blame others for the bad things that happen in our lives. For addicts, they often learn to think their therapist is their enemy and working against them. The truth is therapists are there to help an addict in any way they can to overcome their addiction. Although the situation is not ideal, the therapist will use the resources they have available to them to help in any way...

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Why Urgency Matters When Getting Treatment for Rohypnol Addiction

Why Urgency Matters When Getting Treatment for Rohypnol Addiction

Addiction is a progressive disease that worsens if it goes untreated, so urgency matters when addressing Rohypnol addiction. The sooner treatment is received, the fewer risks there are for continued problems. If you allow Rohypnol addiction to progress, then you have increased risks for the following problems: HIV, AIDS and Hepatitis C from sharing needles Depression Outbursts of anger that...

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How Does Rehab Break the Physical Addiction to Rohypnol?

How Does Rehab Break the Physical Addiction to Rohypnol?

Rohypnol is the brand name for the drug flunitrazepam. In both Europe and South America, Rohypnol is a commonly prescribed sedative; however the drug is banned from use in the U.S. In spite of the drug’s illicit status it continues to be a popular drug among recreational drug users. Many people are familiar with the numerous slang terms used to describe Rohypnol, such as the “date rape...

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6 Important Tips When Seeking Rehab for Rohypnol Addiction

6 Important Tips When Seeking Rehab for Rohypnol Addiction

Choosing to enter addiction treatment is the most important step a Rohypnol addict will ever take. That single decision marks the start of a new, fulfilling chapter in the addict’s life. However, after that first decision has been made, there are many more that must follow, including which rehab center to enter. Unfortunately, the process of seeking a rehab program can be lengthy and complex,...

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4 Common Treatment Methods for Rohypnol

4 Common Treatment Methods for Rohypnol

Rohypnol (flunitrazepam), infamously dubbed the date-rape drug, is a prescription benzodiazepine about 10 times stronger than similar drugs, like Valium and Xanax. Rohypnol is illegal in the US, but it is widely available in Europe and Latin America, so it is often sold even in America. Relative to other substances, Rohypnol is an inexpensive drug that usually costs a few dollars on the street,...

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Filling the Void Left by Rohypnol Addiction

Filling the Void Left by Rohypnol Addiction

Rohypnol is a powerful sedative most often referred to as the “date-rape” drug. Rohypnol is not available legally in the United States, but it is used legally as a sleeping pill and as a pre-anesthetic in many other countries. Rohypnol is a central nervous system depressant. It produces hypnotic-sedation, muscle relaxation and intoxication that lasts from 2 to 8 hours. Rohypnol is highly...

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3 Important Reasons to Avoid Current Rohypnol Users After Rehab

3 Important Reasons to Avoid Current Rohypnol Users After Rehab

Friends can be friends forever. But when Rohypnol is what brought the friends together, addiction rehab may signal a time for these friends to part ways. Here are three reasons current Rohypnol users should be avoided after rehab for Rohypnol addiction. 1. Current Rohypnol Users Might Sabotage Your Recovery Although recovering from addiction often instills a hope that the people they used to get...

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The Importance of Healthy Friendships in Maintaining Rohypnol Addiction Recovery

The Importance of Healthy Friendships in Maintaining Rohypnol Addiction Recovery

Rohypnol is an illegal prescription drug that is often referred to as the “date rape” drug.  It is highly addictive and has severe side effects when abused, such as memory loss. As with any highly addictive drug used in an illicit manner, if you are abusing Rohypnol it is important to seek treatment. One of the most effective aspects of recovery is the opportunity to have and rely on healthy...

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