Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment

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July 31, 2017
by Staff Writer
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Rohypnol® (Flunitrazepam) Addiction Facts

Flunitrazepam is a commonly used benzodiazepine that has similar effects as sedatives such as Valium and Xanax. The prescription brand name, Rohypnol®, is also known by street names “date rape drug,” “the forget pill,” and “circles.” Abuse of Flunitrazepam comes in … Continue reading

July 28, 2017
by Staff Writer
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‘Relaxation’ Doesn’t Require Drugs And Alcohol, Here Are Some Alternatives

In this day and age, people all around the world use drugs and alcohol as a way to “relax” after a long day’s work, or perhaps just on the weekends, or in casual situations with friends and family. Due to … Continue reading

July 26, 2017
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Choosing Your Thoughts To Overcome Fear In Recovery

Recovery starts in the mind. And success and failure in recovery often depend on accepting that vital concept. Believe it or not, we can choose our thoughts if we really put our minds to it. And whether those thoughts are positive … Continue reading

July 25, 2017
by Staff Writer
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Long and Short Term Effects of Anabolic Androgenic Steroids

Anabolic androgenic steroids are synthetic variations of the hormone called “testosterone.” The word analobic means muscle-building while androgenic means male sex characteristics. These drugs are often used to treat things like “delayed puberty,” as well as diseases such as cancer … Continue reading

July 21, 2017
by Staff Writer
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New Guidelines For Doctors To Curb Opioid Epidemic

The relentless opioid epidemic has led to the implementation of new guidelines for doctors prescribing opioids, in hopes of placing effective restriction on one of the most common sources for painkiller medications – the doctor’s office. Painkiller drugs can be very … Continue reading

July 20, 2017
by Staff Writer
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What are the Dangers of Detoxing Alone?

Recovering individuals are often warned “Don’t detox alone, do it with medical professionals in a supervised facility,” and for good reason.  There are many reasons why a recovering individual shouldn’t detox alone without medical assistance. “Self-detox” often poses serious dangers … Continue reading