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How Alcohol is Abused?

How Alcohol is Abused?

Over time, alcohol abuse can have negative consequences for the person with the addiction and loved ones who ...

How Long Does a Heroin High Last?

The body experiences a ‘high’ from heroin which usually lasts a few hours. A peak is experienced approximately 2 ...
Dangers of Crack Cocaine Overdose

Dangers of Crack Cocaine Overdose

Crack cocaine is made of cocaine hydrochloride processed with ammonia or baking soda and water into a ‘freebase’ ...
Tranquilizer Addiction and Treatment

Tranquilizer Addiction and Treatment

Tranquilizers are taken by most people for panic disorders and anxiety. Valium or Xanax are usually the drugs ...
There’s No Such Thing as Moderation with Addiction

There’s No Such Thing as Moderation with Addiction

  Addiction recovery is a journey with ups and downs and is a very personal one for each individual. Many ...
Getting Help for Percocet Withdrawal

Getting Help for Percocet Withdrawal

Percocet is a pain relief drug which is a blend of oxycodone and acetaminophen. A person’s body can become used to ...
The Thoughts of an Addict

The Thoughts of an Addict

The outside who views a person with addiction may think the behavior is irrational. Alcohol or drugs may appear to ...
The Strange Trend of Snorting Opiates

The Strange Trend of Snorting Opiates

The body as well as the mind can be affected by snorting opiates. It is important to know the risks and safety ...
Why Do People Take Ecstasy?

Why Do People Take Ecstasy?

Ecstasy produces a euphoric feeling which lasts approximately 3-8 hours. Popular on the party scene, the drug can ...
What Happens When You Mix Cocaine and Alcohol?

What Happens When You Mix Cocaine and Alcohol?

Alcohol is a sedative while cocaine is a stimulant. Mixing the two together can have very dangerous consequences. ...
The Stages of Denial

The Stages of Denial

Addiction denial can be a barrier to treatment unless it is understood and dealt with properly in a therapeutic ...
Common Signs of Oxycontin Addiction

Common Signs of Oxycontin Addiction

Oxycontin is an opioid prescribed for the management of moderate to severe pain. Primarily used as a prescription ...
How Alcohol is Abused?

How Alcohol is Abused?

Over time, alcohol abuse can have negative consequences for the person with the addiction and loved ones who ...

How Long Does a Heroin High Last?

The body experiences a ‘high’ from heroin which usually lasts a few hours. A peak is experienced approximately 2 ...
Dangers of Crack Cocaine Overdose

Dangers of Crack Cocaine Overdose

Crack cocaine is made of cocaine hydrochloride processed with ammonia or baking soda and water into a ‘freebase’ ...
Tranquilizer Addiction and Treatment

Tranquilizer Addiction and Treatment

Tranquilizers are taken by most people for panic disorders and anxiety. Valium or Xanax are usually the drugs ...
There’s No Such Thing as Moderation with Addiction

There’s No Such Thing as Moderation with Addiction

  Addiction recovery is a journey with ups and downs and is a very personal one for each individual. Many ...
Getting Help for Percocet Withdrawal

Getting Help for Percocet Withdrawal

Percocet is a pain relief drug which is a blend of oxycodone and acetaminophen. A person’s body can become used to ...
The Thoughts of an Addict

The Thoughts of an Addict

The outside who views a person with addiction may think the behavior is irrational. Alcohol or drugs may appear to ...
The Strange Trend of Snorting Opiates

The Strange Trend of Snorting Opiates

The body as well as the mind can be affected by snorting opiates. It is important to know the risks and safety ...
Why Do People Take Ecstasy?

Why Do People Take Ecstasy?

Ecstasy produces a euphoric feeling which lasts approximately 3-8 hours. Popular on the party scene, the drug can ...
What Happens When You Mix Cocaine and Alcohol?

What Happens When You Mix Cocaine and Alcohol?

Alcohol is a sedative while cocaine is a stimulant. Mixing the two together can have very dangerous consequences. ...
The Stages of Denial

The Stages of Denial

Addiction denial can be a barrier to treatment unless it is understood and dealt with properly in a therapeutic ...
Common Signs of Oxycontin Addiction

Common Signs of Oxycontin Addiction

Oxycontin is an opioid prescribed for the management of moderate to severe pain. Primarily used as a prescription ...

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