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Desoxyn—The Legal Methamphetamine You Probably Haven’t Heard Of

By |March 16th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Should we be more concerned about Desoxyn—the prescription methamphetamine with a high potential for abuse? Every day, there is another news story about the ongoing opioid epidemic, but while all the focus is on painkillers, there are other prescription medications—like Desoxyn—that are being abused. How bad is the problem? According to the most recent

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Fear Not: You Can Get Addiction Treatment AND Keep Your Job

By |March 12th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Many People Don’t Get Substance Abuse Treatment Because They Want To Keep Their Job If you have a substance abuse problem, it’s completely normal for you to want to keep this information from your employer. Most people who are addicted to drugs or alcohol believe that having a problem with addiction will result in

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Nine Reasons Why Outpatient Rehab May Be a Great Fit to Reach Recovery

By |March 8th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

An Intensive Outpatient Program Could Be The Answer To Treating Your Addiction Do you have a problem with drugs or alcohol? If so, you have probably tried to quit on your own time and time again, only to find that you can’t do it alone. You’re sick and tired of being sick and tired

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How To Stop Enabling Addiction And Start Enabling Recovery

By |March 4th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Well-Meaning Friends And Family Members Can Mistake Help For Enabling If you have a relationship with someone who has an addiction to drugs or alcohol, it can be easy to get caught in the trap of enabling, which leads to codependency. When you see someone you care about struggling with a substance abuse problem,

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Nine Steps Family Members Can Take Right Away To Help An Addicted Loved One

By |February 22nd, 2018|Tags: , , , |

If Someone You Care About Has An Addiction Problem, You Should Take Immediate Action If you have a loved one who is struggling with addiction, there are certain steps you can take to help the person you care about. These steps should be taken right away. It is important to remember that addiction is

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What Is Kratom: How It Gets You High and Why It Can Be Dangerous

By |February 19th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

A new type of drug, known as kratom, has emerged in America over the past years. It produces a high similar to that of opioids and opiates, and can be incredibly dangerous. For years, Asian countries have relied on the medicinal effects of kratom, otherwise known as Mitragyna speciose korth. Only the leaves of

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Slang Names: 11 Addictive Substances Described and Their Street Names

By |February 16th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Knowing Drug Slang Names Is Important For Today’s Parents If you have a teenager and you want to protect them from the dangers of drug addiction, you need to know the slang names teens use when talking about drugs. It is not uncommon for teenagers to talk about using, dealing, or buying drugs on

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Crystal Meth Truth: The Highs, Lows, Physical Effects and Mind Tricks

By |February 13th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Crystal meth might conjure up the thought of the popular series Breaking Bad. We witnessed firsthand how to make bathtub crank through Walter White’s chemical expertise. If you haven’t watched the series, you’re probably aware of the problems crystal meth has caused in the US. It’s illegal, highly addictive and deteriorates the body and

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