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  • Stilnox Abuse, Signs, Symptoms, and Addiction Treatment

    Stilnox Abuse, Signs, Symptoms, and Addiction Treatment

    Stilnox is one of the brand names for zolpidem, a short-term insomnia treatment drug. Unfortunately, Stilnox can be abused to create euphoria, and as such, can become addictive. Call 800-807-0951 now to find the best rehab program available for your needs and to put an end to your Stilnox abuse.
    What Is Stilnox? According to the National Library of Medicine, Stilnox is used to treat...

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  • Heroin - A Highly Addictive Opioid Drug

    Heroin - A Highly Addictive Opioid Drug

    Heroin is a powerful opioid drug that's made from morphine, which is a substance that occurs naturally in the Asian opium poppy plant. The naturally occurring gummy-like substance is extracted from the poppy seedpods then processed into heroin. Heroin is an illegal drug manufactured in clandestine labs and highly attainable.
    Forms of Heroin White heroin (powder) is the purest form of the...

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  • Dangerous Life-Threatening Man-Made Designer Drugs

    Dangerous Life-Threatening Man-Made Designer Drugs

    Synthetic cannabinoids are shredded, dried, leafy plant materials that have been sprayed with toxic, powerful mind altering chemicals. The unregulated mind-altering chemicals have unpredictable effects on the user. Many people think synthetic cannabis is a harmless substitute for marijuana but they couldn't be more misinformed.
    The chemical mixtures in synthetic cannabis are very different...

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  • 5 Helpful Tips for Eliminating Detrimental Thoughts

    5 Helpful Tips for Eliminating Detrimental Thoughts

    Are negative thoughts sabotaging your mental health and wellbeing? Everyone thinks negatively from time to time after all, life can be frustrating and stressful. Some people though spend an enormous amount of mental time dwelling negatively about themselves and there's also individuals that critically obsess about others.
    Negativity can be toxic, it holds us back in life and causes stress,...

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  • Forgive and Let Go Of Anger

    Forgive and Let Go Of Anger

    Anger is a very normal emotion that can occur for many different reasons. Anger isn't necessarily a negative emotion though. A person can become angry if they've been hurt by someone, threatened, provoked or taken advantage of. So there's definitely times when anger can be a normal emotional response but it's the intensity and holding onto anger that's unhealthy and has a negative impact on a...

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  • Addiction Counseling

    Addiction Counseling

    Addiction counseling can take many approaches. Some people may have positive experiences with motivational interviewing and others may get results from cognitive behavioral therapy. But, there are some major theories that come into play and the following discussion should provide some insight.
    Adlerian Psychology This may also be called "individual psychology." The practice is holistic....

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  • Motivation: What Is It Exactly?

    Motivation: What Is It Exactly?

    Motivation is defined as the reason(s) for a person to act or behave a certain way. In other words, motivation is the reason we do what we do. A common myth is motivation is tied to one achieving grand things or accomplishing some big task. Every person has motivation to do something, whether that is to lose weight or start a business.
    On the other side some are motivated to drop out of...

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  • Alcohol Abuse Intervention

    Alcohol Abuse Intervention

    Alcohol abuse is tough on the addict. It causes a number of physical and mental changes and as addiction is a progressive, chronic disease, these changes grow more and more terrible as time passes by. But, the alcoholic isn't the only one suffering. His or her friends and family are also reeling from the impact of the addiction.
    No one wants to stand by and witness suffering. The problem is...

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  • Teens Abusing Prescription Medications

    Teens Abusing Prescription Medications

    Back in the "good old days," it seemed that parents worried more about their teenagers taking illegal or "street" drugs, such as marijuana, cocaine, heroin, or similar drugs than they did about their teenagers taking prescription or "legal" drugs. The danger of teenagers taking illegal drugs still exists; unfortunately, the incidences of teenagers taking and abusing prescription drugs are rising....

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  • Abuse of Muscle Relaxers

    Abuse of Muscle Relaxers

    Prescription drugs that are used as muscle relaxers work to relieve pain and relax contracted (tightened) muscles. Damage to the muscles can occur as a result of overexertion due to physical exercise, or because of certain illnesses. Spinal cord and other injuries can also result in muscle damage or can cause muscle spasms.
    Types of Muscle Relaxers That Are Abused There are several...

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