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How Addictive Are Opiates?

How Addictive Are Opiates?

  Addiction affects people from all walks of life. Opiate addiction is on the rise across the spectrum in ...
How Adderall Works

How Adderall Works

A prescription drug used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy, Adderall can ...
Talking to College Students About Binge Drinking

Talking to College Students About Binge Drinking

Binge drinking trends have statistically not changed much overall since the 1980’s but heavy drinking among college
How Safe Passage Helps Youth in Recovery

How Safe Passage Helps Youth in Recovery

Treatment can be stressful for adults, not to mention youth seeking help for addiction. Anxiety, stress, fear and ...
The Difference Between Prescription Drug Use and Abuse

The Difference Between Prescription Drug Use and Abuse

  Teen prescription drug abuse is on the rise but it can be difficult to know the difference between use and ...
The Effects of Vicodin Addiction

The Effects of Vicodin Addiction

Vicodin is a painkiller created from hydrocodone, a synthetic opioid and acetaminophen (pain-reliever). Hydrocodone
Side Effects of Cocaine Detox

Side Effects of Cocaine Detox

Addiction has serious consequences for people’s health, relationships, work and life. Cocaine is one of the harder ...
Addiction Treatment for Women

Addiction Treatment for Women

Dealing with addiction and treatment depends on the individual. It is more likely for men to drink and use drugs ...
Help for Marijuana Withdrawal

Help for Marijuana Withdrawal

Withdrawal symptoms from withdrawal can be challenging for any person with dependence on marijuana. Symptoms are ...
Developing a Tolerance to Alcohol

Developing a Tolerance to Alcohol

Consumption of alcohol changes the body’s balance and affects an individual’s behavior. When a person who drinks ...
The Marijuana High

The Marijuana High

Marijuana can create a high due to the psychoactive ingredients present in the drug. It has addictive potential for
How Long Will I Be in Rehab?

How Long Will I Be in Rehab?

No one-size-fits all approach works for people seeking treatment for addiction. Alcohol and drug rehabilitation is ...
How Addictive Are Opiates?

How Addictive Are Opiates?

  Addiction affects people from all walks of life. Opiate addiction is on the rise across the spectrum in ...
How Adderall Works

How Adderall Works

A prescription drug used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy, Adderall can ...
Talking to College Students About Binge Drinking

Talking to College Students About Binge Drinking

Binge drinking trends have statistically not changed much overall since the 1980’s but heavy drinking among college
How Safe Passage Helps Youth in Recovery

How Safe Passage Helps Youth in Recovery

Treatment can be stressful for adults, not to mention youth seeking help for addiction. Anxiety, stress, fear and ...
The Difference Between Prescription Drug Use and Abuse

The Difference Between Prescription Drug Use and Abuse

  Teen prescription drug abuse is on the rise but it can be difficult to know the difference between use and ...
The Effects of Vicodin Addiction

The Effects of Vicodin Addiction

Vicodin is a painkiller created from hydrocodone, a synthetic opioid and acetaminophen (pain-reliever). Hydrocodone
Side Effects of Cocaine Detox

Side Effects of Cocaine Detox

Addiction has serious consequences for people’s health, relationships, work and life. Cocaine is one of the harder ...
Addiction Treatment for Women

Addiction Treatment for Women

Dealing with addiction and treatment depends on the individual. It is more likely for men to drink and use drugs ...
Help for Marijuana Withdrawal

Help for Marijuana Withdrawal

Withdrawal symptoms from withdrawal can be challenging for any person with dependence on marijuana. Symptoms are ...
Developing a Tolerance to Alcohol

Developing a Tolerance to Alcohol

Consumption of alcohol changes the body’s balance and affects an individual’s behavior. When a person who drinks ...
The Marijuana High

The Marijuana High

Marijuana can create a high due to the psychoactive ingredients present in the drug. It has addictive potential for
How Long Will I Be in Rehab?

How Long Will I Be in Rehab?

No one-size-fits all approach works for people seeking treatment for addiction. Alcohol and drug rehabilitation is ...

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