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Lee Weiss, the CEO of Elev8 Centers emphasizes that a large number of people die every year due to drug overdose and alcohol abuse. Lee Weiss of New York defines medical detox treatment as a process that consists of prescribing certain drugs under strict medical surveillance to ease withdrawal symptoms. The team at Elev8 Centers combines medical detox with psychological therapy and many other therapeutic activities to increase patients’ self-awareness and well-being. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Lee Weiss Offers World Class Medical Detox Treatment at Elev8 Centers


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Lee Weiss Offers World Class Medical Detox
Treatment at Elev8 Centers
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The Need of Medical Detox Treatment
  • Lee Weiss, the CEO of Elev8 Centers emphasizes
    that a large number of people die every year due
    to drug overdose and alcohol abuse.
  • Whether suicidal or accidental, statistics in
    the U.S have alarmingly increased over time.
  • He also explains how attempting to recover
    without professional support and advice can risk
    a patients life as much as an overdose.

3
What is Medical Detox?
  • Lee Weiss of New York defines medical detox
    treatment as a process that consists of
    prescribing certain drugs under strict medical
    surveillance to ease withdrawal symptoms.
  • The team at Elev8 Centers combines medical detox
    with psychological therapy and many other
    therapeutic activities to increase patients
    self-awareness and well-being.
  • Explaining why drug addiction is treated with
    more drugs, Lee Weiss explains that these
    medications stimulate the brain receptor for
    pleasure by releasing dopamine.

4
Medications used in this Process
  • The followings medications are used in this
    process
  • Naltrexone an antagonist that blocks your
    brains opioid receptors.
  • Methadone an agonist that reduces withdrawal
    symptoms and restrains the effect of heroin.
  • Buprenorphine a partial agonist that blocks
    withdrawal symptoms.

5
Introduction to Lee Weiss
  • Lee Weiss of New York has been actively working
    in the field of substance abuse for more than 15
    years now.
  • He holds a bachelors degree in Business
    Administration from the University of Maryland
    and is a Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance
    Abuse Counselor (CASAC).
  • Currently, he is finishing his Rabbinical
    Ordination with Chabad Lubavitch in Brooklyn, NY
    (2020) and is working toward his PHD in Clinical
    Psychology.

6
Thank YouLee Weiss, Elev8 Center
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