The Dangers of Detoxing at Home

By the time someone is in the thick of an addiction to drugs and/or alcohol, they have already gone through a physical and psychological process that has aided in developing that addiction. Detox…

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CAN AN OVERDOSE BE UNINTENTIONAL?

In the past, a drug overdose was a somewhat rare occurrence. Now our nation grapples with an epidemic of overdose deaths, claiming tens of thousands of lives per year. In 2017, more than…

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MEPERIDINE ADDICTION

As with most prescription drugs, many people do not realize they can develop an addiction to Meperidine. Regular abuse of this painkiller can quickly lead to tolerance—requiring the user to take more of…

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FENTANYL PATCH ABUSE

Here is everything you need to know about fentanyl patch abuse. Fentanyl Patch Abuse A fentanyl patch is similar to an adhesive bandage, but the underside has a gel coating that contains the…

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THE PLIGHT OF PAINKILLER ADDICTION

Here is everything you need to know about painkiller addiction and how you can help. Painkiller Addiction All prescription drugs have the potential to be abused. Prescription painkillers carry a significant risk, even…

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REHAB VS. DETOX: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

Drug addiction affects over 23.5 million Americans and under 12% of those addicted actually get treatment. Although drugs and alcohol all have different mechanisms of action, all addictions have the same root behaviors…

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