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Take Control of Your Painkiller Addiction.


Take Control of Your Painkiller Addiction

Treatment Options for Pain Pill Popping Epidemic At one time when we thought of drug abuse we related it to LSD, Cocaine, Heroin, Marijuana and Methamphetamine. Today there are hundreds of different substances abused by people of all ages and they aren't all illicit street drugs.
Many times...

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Are All Drug Addicts The Same?.


Are All Drug Addicts The Same?

I don't think so, the end results for many drug addicts are similar but every individual is different and unique. The emotional and physical symptoms of drug abuse are similar but every person has their own story, their own unique personalities and their own way of coping with life, success and...

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The Silent But Deadly Side of Prescription Drug Addiction.


The Silent But Deadly Side of Prescription Drug Addiction

Shame, guilt, fear and overwhelming need and dependency are all part of this silent addiction. This silent epidemic is everywhere. There is no state that’s untouched by this addiction. I read an article recently on an Oklahoma News site and the headline said “Oklahoma drug-related...

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Pregnancy, Addiction and Responsibility.


Pregnancy, Addiction and Responsibility

In a previous blog done sometime ago, important information was given relating to pregnancy and drug addiction. Because of the many comment responses, I thought it necessary to talk about it again.
I would like to begin by saying; I can’t imagine how hard, frightening and fearful this...

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Drug Addiction and Pregnancy.


Drug Addiction and Pregnancy

When a woman is struggling with drug addiction during pregnancy, that drug used affects more than just her it affects her fetus as well. The drugs can also have devastating effects on the child when he or she is born. Drug addiction and pregnancy should be treated as a very serious issue.
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The Picture of Drug Addiction.


The Picture of Drug Addiction

When you think of drug addiction, what kind of picture do you get in your mind? Do you see a person dressed in tattered clothes sitting in a rain soaked alley with a needle in hand? Do you picture addiction in terms of a person begging on the street for money to buy just one more hit? The picture...

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Prescription Drug Abuse and Addiction.


Prescription Drug Abuse and Addiction

Prescription drug addiction differs from other forms of drug abuse and addiction in that the abuse develops very subtly and the addiction, gradually. In many cases prescription drug use will start with a medical need. Those who use painkillers – one of the most common prescription drugs...

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