Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment

Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Recovery

January 30, 2015
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Can You Die if You Use Heroin?

Yes, heroin slows, and sometimes stops, breathing, and which can quickly kill a person with or without immediate medical attention. Dying from heroin use/abuse is known as overdosing, and as a result of the immediate affect heroin has on the … Continue reading

January 29, 2015
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Facts on Prescription Drug Abuse

A lot of people are making the decision to abuse prescription medicines based on misinformation. In fact, many think that abusing prescription drugs is safer than abusing illicit drugs such as heroin. As the facts will tell you, prescription drugs … Continue reading

January 28, 2015
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Drug Facts Week: Dextromethorphan (DXM)

DEXTROMETHORPHAN (Street Names: DXM, CCC, Triple C, Skittles, Robo, Poor Man’s PCP) Introduction: Dextromethorphan (DXM) is an over-the-counter (OTC) cough suppressant commonly found in cold medications. DXM is often abused in high doses by adolescents to generate euphoria and visual … Continue reading

January 27, 2015
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Why Do Some People Become Addicted, While Others Do Not?

No single factor can predict whether or not a person will become addicted to drugs. Risk for addiction is influenced by a person’s biology, social environment, and age or stage of development. The more risk factors an individual has, the … Continue reading

January 26, 2015
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2015 National Drug Facts Week

National Drug Facts Week, which brings together teens and scientific experts to shatter persistent myths about drug use and addiction, will be held Jan. 26 through Feb. 1, 2015. Ideas for community-based events, as well as success stories from previous … Continue reading

January 23, 2015
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Researchers Working Toward Non-Addictive Opioids

Scientists are getting closer to developing medicines that not only relieve chronic pain, but also, reduce the ability to get addicted to the drug. Non-addictive opioid medications are basically non-existent, as today’s average opioid pain medication has significant negative effects … Continue reading

January 22, 2015
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Oxycodone: One Of The Leading Pain Medications of Addiction in America

When it comes to its addictive quality, oxycodone (a prescription opioid) is one that causes significant changes in the brain related to addiction. Dopamine is increased greatly when it is used, which is a chemical messenger between neurons that is … Continue reading

January 21, 2015
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Definition Of Recovery

When it comes to addiction treatment and rehabilitation, recovery is the word most used to indicate change—that is, change for the better. Recovery means many things to different people, as it is a broad notion or concept. Some people recover … Continue reading