THE TRUE DANGERS OF METHAMPHETAMINE ABUSE

THE TRUE DANGERS OF METHAMPHETAMINE ABUSE

With today’s opioid crisis most of us know what meth or Methamphetamines is. But do you know the true dangers of methamphetamine abuse?  Facts about Meth Meth is a very potent, extremely addictive stimulant that affects the central nervous system. For some people...

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6 Tips to Support an Addict in Recovery

6 Tips to Support an Addict in Recovery

If you have a loved one who is in substance abuse recovery then you know how difficult it can be. It is a stressful time for both you and the addict.   How do you support your loved one on their road to recovery? Here are 6 tips for you to help, encourage,...

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Top 5 Tips for Successful Substance Abuse Recovery

Top 5 Tips for Successful Substance Abuse Recovery

Now that you are in substance abuse recovery, you can benefit from the top 5 tips for successful substance abuse recovery.  Top 5 Tips for in-treatment substance abuse recovery First, let’s look at the top 5 tips for while you are in treatment for substance abuse...

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THE EXTREME DANGERS OF HALLUCINOGENIC BATH SALTS

THE EXTREME DANGERS OF HALLUCINOGENIC BATH SALTS

Bath salts are no longer just for the bathtub. While bath salts are not new, they have become more widely used. In the past decade, bath salts have become an extremely dangerous hallucinogenic drug. It has even caused some users to have violent reactions and attack...

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Xanax Addiction

Xanax Addiction

Xanax is part of the benzodiazepine family and has legitimate uses for anxiety, depression, panic disorders, and phobias.  Continued misuse, however, can lead to addiction and stopping abruptly can lead to death. It is best to get treatment help to recover from...

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Stimulants – Abuse and Addiction

Stimulants – Abuse and Addiction

Stimulants both prescribed and street drugs are highly abused drugs as well as addictive which is why they are on the class II list.  Prescription drugs (Adderall and Dexedrine), Methylphenidates ( Concerta and Ritalin), diet aids (Didrex, Bontril, Preludin,...

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Fentanyl Abuse and Addiction

Fentanyl Abuse and Addiction

Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid drug similar to morphine but 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine. It is a class II prescription drug used for pain relief after surgeries or for those with chronic pain that has become tolerant to other opioid drugs. ...

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THE DIFFERENT CLASSES OF ALCOHOLICS

THE DIFFERENT CLASSES OF ALCOHOLICS

There is a very prominent stereotype in the United States of what a typical, everyday alcoholic looks like. However, studies from the  National Institute of Health (NIH), National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), and the National Epidemiological...

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A BENZO CALLED KLONOPIN

A BENZO CALLED KLONOPIN

Klonopin is a powerful drug known as a benzodiazepine; some people become addicted to it in as little as a month. Many people have formed an addiction to Klonopin by simply taking the amount prescribed by their doctor. Klonopin blocks special receptors in the brain to...

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