Amphetamine Addiction: When to choose inpatient vs. outpatient

Amphetamine is known to be a synthetic and extremely powerful psychoactive substance. This drug stimulates the central nervous system (CNS) by increasing the amount of neurotransmitters that travel through the brain’s synapses. These chemicals are also kept present for a long time by Amphetamines in nerve synapses to attach to a receptor site, which leads to experiencing long hours of intense euphoria. Therefore, since the year 1997, amphetamine has been categorized as a Schedule II… "Amphetamine Addiction: When to choose inpatient vs. outpatient"

PRESCRIPTION DRUG ADDICTION TREATMENT

Prescription drugs (such as Xanax bars and Oxycodone) were designed to help people get well, but unfortunately they have become a tool that millions of Americans use to abuse their bodies and destroy their lives. Prescription drug addiction is a growing problem, especially among the young, who have access to these medications online and in their parents’ medicine cabinets. With prescription drug abuse on the rise in the United States, it is crucial that those who…

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LIVING WITH A DRUG ADDICT CHILD MOTHERS OF ADDICTS

Introduction: There are many factors that can lead to chemical dependence; a young adult can succumb to a new environment facilitating drug addiction, hanging around “the wrong crowd,” reacting to an emotional or physical trauma, or any number of other reasons. Many parents are faced with some excruciating choices: rehabilitation, incarceration, dislodging the addict from the family home, to name a few. In our experience, drug addiction help for parents can be summed up in…

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The Best Drug & Alcohol Detox Centers in the United States

Many seek the assistance of medical detox programs prior to or at the start of longer-term substance abuse treatment programs. Detoxification centers are a good option for many with different substance dependencies, including alcohol, benzodiazepine, and opioid addictions. When an addicted person stops using alcohol and drugs the body often starts to experience withdrawal symptoms.Medical detox centers might help ease these symptoms and get patients through detoxification as safely and perfectly as they could to minimize… "The Best Drug & Alcohol Detox Centers in the United States"

What is Roxicodone? Am I a Roxicodone Addict?

Roxicodone is a narcotic pain reliever. It works by dulling the pain perception center in the brain. It might probably also affect other body systems for example, respiratory and circulatory systems at higher doses. Roxicodone Roxicodone is used to deal with average to serious pain. It may be used before surgery to sedate the patient and reduce fear. Roxicodone Roxicodone isn't for the treatment of pain just after a surgery if you do not was… "What is Roxicodone? Am I a Roxicodone Addict?"

What is L.S.D

What is LSD and is it Addictive? A synthetic crystalline substance, lysergic acid diethylamide, which is a powerful hallucinogenic drug. LSD is among the most mood-changing, potent chemicals. It is produced from lysergic acid, which is found in the ergot disease that grows on rye and other grains. It's produced in crystal form in illicit laboratories, mostly in the United States. These crystals are converted to a liquid for distribution. It's colorless, odorless, and has… "What is L.S.D"

DO YOU NEED HELP WITH KRATOM ADDICTION?

Introduction: It is indeed true that kratom is no news anymore, as it has been a song on the mouth of many (i.e. a drug of concern) over the recent months. Hence, it is very much important that we talk about it once again. This time we are going to talk on: What are the signs to tell if you're addicted to Kratom? And what is the best treatment for kratom addiction? So take a… "DO YOU NEED HELP WITH KRATOM ADDICTION?"

Cops Arrest 64 in New Rochelle Drug Sweep

According to CBS NY: 64 Arrested in New Rochelle in Heroin Sting Dozens of claimed heroin merchants were captured in the small hours of the morning Wednesday in New Rochelle. With the assistance of the FBI and DEA, police started to round up the 64 claimed low-level merchants at 4 a.m., WCBS 880's Sean Adams reported. A week ago, cops in White Plains captured 38 suspects in the same "Operation Street Sweeper II." "There are… "Cops Arrest 64 in New Rochelle Drug Sweep"

What are the effects of Crack Cocaine?

How does Crack Cocaine Effect the User? According to DrugFreeWorld.org:  Crack causes a short-lived, intense high that is immediately followed by the opposite—intense depression, edginess and a craving for more of the drug. People who use it often don’t eat or sleep properly. They can experience greatly increased heart rate, muscle spasms and convulsions. The drug can make people feel paranoid,1angry, hostile and anxious—even when they aren’t high. Regardless of how much of the drug… "What are the effects of Crack Cocaine?"

Battling opiates through Buprenorphine: What is it?

Opiates are an opium derivative. Opiates typically mirror the effects of morphine. Consequently, opiates are the main class of drugs used to treat pain. Fentanyl, codeine, hydrocodone and oxycodone all fall under the opiate category. Pain sometimes becomes rather difficult to treat. With increasing pain, users will usually increase their dosage. To keep the pain at bay for longer periods, the dosage may exceed the recommended levels, paving the way for opiate addiction. Opiates, when… "Battling opiates through Buprenorphine: What is it?"

What are the best detox medications for cocaine?

Treatment of Cocaine Addiction: What are the best detox meds for cocaine? Cocaine Addiction keeps on being an important public problem in the United States. However some addict or alcoholic patients can respond well to treatment counseling. However, much of the psycho-social treatment is insufficient. Therefore, the implementation of a good medication for the treatment of cocaine addiction is a research priority. However, in spite of several years of research, no drugs have emerged as consistently effective for the remedy…

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HEROIN AND HOLLYWOOD CELEBRITY OVERDOSE

The Hollywood Shuffle of Drug Addiction & Alcoholism Hollywood, where you are only as good as your last work. Hollywood is no stranger to the ravages of various drugs. The curse of needles, sniffles, and marijuana smoke, makes a visit almost too frequently for it not to be considered an integral part of the makeup of Tinsel Town. Scripts follow the same prose. A star gets famous. A star can't keep up with the fame… "HEROIN AND HOLLYWOOD CELEBRITY OVERDOSE"

ALPRAZOLAM ADDICTION TREATMENT

Introduction: In this article we are going to discuss extensively about a benzodiazepine substance better known by its brand name, Xanax. What is Alprazolam? Why is it prescribed? What kind of Side Effects comes with it? Well, we will get to know in the course of our discussion. So grab your seatbelt while we embark on the journey to the world of Xanax. What is Alprazolam? Alprazolam, marketed under the brand name Xanax, is a benzodiazepine used… "ALPRAZOLAM ADDICTION TREATMENT"

Ecstasy Addiction

Ecstasy addiction: Club Drug Molly What does it do to you? Ecstasy is the name given to MDMA. Ecstasy is part of the amphetamine group and has both stimulant as well as hallucinogenic properties. It is known as a psychedelic amphetamine. Ecstasy doesn't always contain just MDMA. Ecstasy pills are usually combined with a variety of other substances including caffeine, ketamine and aspirin a doctor anesthetic agent. Sometimes pills containing no MDMA are sold as ecstasy.… "Ecstasy Addiction"

DARE: Drug Abuse Resistance Education Drug Abuse Prevention Program

Drug Abuse Prevention Program: D.A.R.E. Drug Abuse Resistance Education The use of drugs increases a person’s chances of developing an addiction. Don’t forget, drugs change brain chemistry and this may lead to addiction along with several other severe problems. So, preventing early usage of drugs and / or alcohol could go a considerable way in decreasing these risks. Whenever we can prevent younger people from trying drugs, we could prevent drug dependency. The threat of…

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BUPRENORPHINE DETOX – SUBOXONE DETOX

Withdrawal and Suboxone Generally, by way of practice, persons undergo rehabilitation (i.e. medical detox treatment) and intensive therapy treatments. Heroin and other opiates are unique because there are prescription medications available to help with both withdrawal and abstinence maintenance. When it is heroin, anyone can be treated in recovery with buprenorphine (Suboxone), methadone or naltrexone. Any medication can have different release times, but everything will be either an in-clinic visit or require a prescription for… "BUPRENORPHINE DETOX – SUBOXONE DETOX"

ALCOHOL AND HEROIN: HOW VITAL IS DETOX?

Why do I need Detox for Heroin or Alcohol? It starts out on Fridays to take off the edge. On Saturday it’s to relax. On Sunday it’s to watch the sun set. Any other day, it has no reason. Before you know it, you need entire bottles to get the same affect. The reality of excessive alcohol intake had set in on 16.3 million people from the age of 18. Heroin, on the other hand,… "ALCOHOL AND HEROIN: HOW VITAL IS DETOX?"

THE REAL COST OF DRUG ADDICTION AND RECOVERY

The Story of Mercy a Recovering Alcoholic, Addict and Addiction Specialist Mercy is a 22-year old ray of hope where she comes from. She gets by rather comfortably, by running print ad campaigns. It’s campaign season. Mercy is wiped out from her part-time job. She has regular meetings with a group of recovering alcoholics and drug users. She’s been working with one of the most affected members of the group for nine months now. It has…

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Are you in denial about your addiction?

Are you in alcoholic or addict denial? Addiction can be a cunning and baffling feature to someone’s overall wellbeing. Many who suffer from addiction, alcoholism or substance abuse issues may not even accept they have a problem. In many cases they may be suffering detrimental consequences for their behavior or denial of their disease. Alcoholism affects millions of people every year.  According to the CDC, excessive alcohol use led to approximately 88,000 deaths throughout the… "Are you in denial about your addiction?"

Are You Addicted to Kratom? Kratom Addiction Rates are Getting Higher

What is Kratom and how is it Used? Kratom has been around in the United States for quite a while, but has been used for centuries elsewhere.  Kratom could fall under the coffee category and is typically sold in the U.S. at local Kava Bars at Kratomic Tea. Many people prefer to ingest it as opposed to smoke it although you can do both.  Kratom is readily available and legal in the America, although there… "Are You Addicted to Kratom? Kratom Addiction Rates are Getting Higher"

Are you struggling with methadone addiction?

Do you want to get off of Methadone? Methadone is a synthetic opioid prescribed for chronic acute pain or for the detoxification process for heroin or prescription opioid addicts. Methadose is most commonly sold by the brand name Dolphine, Symoron, Amidone, Methadose, Physeptone, and Heptadon. Methadone or Methadone can be taken orally, intravenous, sublingual and through the rectum. Methadose is more known for what's called," Methadone Maintenance Therapy". Methadose maintenance has been becoming more and more common over… "Are you struggling with methadone addiction?"

Flakka & Bath Salts A Deadly Mix

What is Flakka? According to Wikipedia: α-Pyrrolidinopentiophenone is a synthetic stimulant of the cathinone class developed in the 1960s that has been sold as a designer drug. Colloquially it is sometimes called flakka or gravel. Is Flakka Bath Salts? Most flakka users are not aware of what they consume or what is contained in the drug they take. Flakka is made from a mixture of methamphetamines and MDMA, and this mixture is incredibly potent. From… "Flakka & Bath Salts A Deadly Mix"