THE TOP SIX MYTHS ABOUT ADDICTION

THE TOP SIX MYTHS ABOUT ADDICTION

Let’s talk about the facts and myths of addiction.  People who are not or never have been addicted do not understand that the addict has no more control over the addiction than a two year old over a temper tantrum.  Addiction is not just about alcohol or...

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Adderall Abuse Addiction: What you should know

Adderall Abuse Addiction: What you should know

While Adderall is a legitimate prescription drug used to treat ADHD and narcolepsy, it is often abused as well. It can be addictive and it can do serious harm to the body with long term use.  It is most often abused by students and business people as it keeps...

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THE HIGH RISK OF SEDATIVE ABUSE

THE HIGH RISK OF SEDATIVE ABUSE

Sedatives when used properly treat sleeping disorders such as insomnia, seizures, panic attacks, and anxiety. Sedatives, like many drugs, have a high risk to be abused and lead to addiction.  They come in tablet and capsule form.  There are many sedatives...

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THE EFFECTS OF MARIJUANA ON THE BRAIN AND BODY

THE EFFECTS OF MARIJUANA ON THE BRAIN AND BODY

The majority of people think that marijuana is not that harmful or addictive. However, that is not true.  The marijuana today is not the same as marijuana from the 1980s or 1960s. Tests on confiscated marijuana show a rise in the potency of the THC from 3.8% in...

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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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