What Is Glutethimide?.

What Is Glutethimide?

Glutethimide, released under the brand name Doriden, is a hypnotic sedative prescription medication that was often prescribed to patients suffering from severe insomnia. The sedative qualities were ideal for patients who were restless, having trouble sleeping or who were suffering from restless leg...

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What Is Ethchlorvynol?.

What Is Ethchlorvynol?

Ethchlorvynol is a hypnotic and sedative prescription medication that is commonly sold under the brand name Placidyl. While Ethchlorvynol are not commonly used today, they were a popular street drug used for recreational use in the mid-late 1990's and known as "jelly-bellies." When Pfizer developed...

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What Are Quaaludes?.

What Are Quaaludes?

Quaaludes also known as Methaqualone, Quaalude is a barbiturate-like depressant. They were first made to be a safe barbiturate substitute, but it has now been proven that they are addictive and cause withdrawal symptoms. They were first made in India in the 1950s. They came to the United States in...

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What Is Psilocybin?.

What Is Psilocybin?

Psilocybin is a hallucinogenic substance found in certain types of illegal mushrooms. Psilocybin can be man-made, but it isn't likely to be found in the United States. Generally mushrooms containing this illegal substance have long, skinny stems that have dark coloring on the bottom.
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The Value of Holistic Addiction Treatment for Meth Use - Part Two.

The Value of Holistic Addiction Treatment for Meth Use - Part Two

One of the reasons the holistic approach to treating meth use, abuse and addiction is so powerful is that it treats the entire person. Instead of looking at the problem of meth addiction in isolation, the counselors take a more expansive overview.
They look at the underlying mental health...

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The Value of Holistic Addiction Treatment for Meth Use - Part One.

The Value of Holistic Addiction Treatment for Meth Use - Part One

The problem of meth use, abuse and addiction has been growing exponentially in many parts of the country, and those who try the drug even casually can find their lives spiraling out of control in a disconcertingly short amount of time. If someone in your life has been struggling with an addiction...

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The Value of Alcoholism Counseling - Part 2.

The Value of Alcoholism Counseling - Part 2

Quality addiction counseling also has an added benefit of helping the problem drinker identify the root cause of their addiction. No matter how severe or long lasting the alcoholism problem may be, it no doubt had an original trigger. Whether that original trigger was the death of a spouse, the...

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The Value of Alcoholism Counseling - Part 1.

The Value of Alcoholism Counseling - Part 1

When many people think about addiction, they first picture the use and abuse of illegal drugs like meth and cocaine, but there is another side to the addiction problem. While illegal drug use is certainly an epidemic in many parts of the country, many experts feel that the abuse of alcohol is a far...

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The Importance of Christian Treatment Centers for Alcohol Abuse - Part 2.

The Importance of Christian Treatment Centers for Alcohol Abuse - Part 2

Even if you have never struggled personally with alcoholism or problem drinking, you have probably heard about the success of groups like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). While Alcoholics Anonymous is not strictly a Christian organization, the group does place faith in a higher power at the center of its...

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The Importance of Christian Treatment Centers for Alcohol Abuse - Part 1.

The Importance of Christian Treatment Centers for Alcohol Abuse - Part 1

Alcohol is unique among abused drugs for a variety of reasons. For starters, alcohol is both legal and socially acceptable. That sets its aside from street drugs like heroin and cocaine, which must be obtained illegally from drug dealers and which carry the stigma of committing a crime and the ever...

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