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Synthetic Hallucinogenic Designer Drugs.


Synthetic Hallucinogenic Designer Drugs

New designer drugs pop up all the time and sadly there's always going to be loss of life due to the use of these illegal dangerous synthetic substances. Past examples of designer drugs include ecstasy, acid (LSD), and methamphetamine which most people are familiar with.
Designer drugs are...

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Depression and Co-Occurring Disorders.


Depression and Co-Occurring Disorders

Knowing the symptoms of depression and mania may help avoid co-occurring disorders. It's probably more common that you think for a person to be suffering from two separate illnesses at the same time, both a mental health condition and substance use disorder are linked together quite often...

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There's Help for People Experiencing Distress due to Disaster.


There's Help for People Experiencing Distress due to Disaster

Millions of people have survived a disaster that's taken place in their own personal life or in the life of someone they love and their world is torn upside down. Disasters such as tornados, tropical storms, floods, earthquakes, fires, and explosions are among the many unforeseen tragedies that...

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Avoid Chronic Heroin Addiction.


Avoid Chronic Heroin Addiction

I don't think people really understand the seriousness behind substance abuse and where their experimental drug use can eventually take them. No one realizes how quickly abusing prescription drugs or any other substance can change their lives forever or how easily a person can overdose on them. read more

Preventing Teen Drug Abuse.


Preventing Teen Drug Abuse

There are a wide variety of different things that can lead to a substance abuse problem in teens. If you are afraid that your teen might fall prey to peer pressure or some other cause of teen drug abuse, then one of the best things that you can do for yourself is to become a better parent, a more...

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Understanding the Recovery Process.


Understanding the Recovery Process

Understanding addiction and what it entails to abuse a substance is the first step in overcoming said addiction, or helping a loved one to overcome their addiction or substance abuse problem. Understanding what the recovery process entails will help you to go into your recovery knowing what to...

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Inpatient or Outpatient Rehab - What's Right for Me?.


Inpatient or Outpatient Rehab - What's Right for Me?

When you have a substance abuse problem, one of the best things that you can possibly do for yourself is to get some help. Unfortunately, there are so many different options to choose from when it comes to getting help that many people end up overwhelmed and shying away from the experience. read more

The Life Cycle of Addiction.


The Life Cycle of Addiction

In order to fully understand addiction, you must understand the life cycle of addiction and what takes place from step to step. The life cycle of addiction can be different from person to person, but the steps are essentially the same. What leads each person to become addicted can differ, but how a...

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The State of Addiction in the District of Columbia.


The State of Addiction in the District of Columbia

In the District of Columbia or more commonly known as Washington D.C., the state of addiction to illicit drugs and alcohol is indeed extensive. Our nation's capital has been in trouble with addiction problems for a very long time. In the past few years, there have been a number of reports including...

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Suboxone Information, Treatment and Detox - Part 3 of 3.


Suboxone Information, Treatment and Detox - Part 3 of 3

Suboxone Use Suboxone is a combination between two different drugs. The first drug is buprenorphine and the second drug is known as Naloxone. The buprenorphine is a type of partial opiate agonist drug. Naloxone on the other hand is known as an opiate agonist drug.
Creating Suboxone actually...

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