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How to Quit Smoking Marijuana

Some people claim that weed is harmless. Social media posts abound with outlandish claims of how safe the drug is. In contrast, there’s a dark side that expresses itself in withdrawal symptoms and other addictive consequences. Do you know how to quit smoking marijuana or get the help you need to do so? At Serenity…

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Is There a Difference Between Oxycodone vs OxyContin?

Pharmaceutical companies make a lot of painkillers. Two examples of these are oxycodone and OxyContin. Although these drugs have very similar chemical structures, they aren’t exactly the same. There are several differences between oxycodone vs. OxyContin. If you are suffering from an addiction to opioids such as oxycodone or OxyContin, then it’s time to seek…

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Addressing Amphetamine Withdrawal

People often try to find ways to help them feel better, improve their concentration, and increase their mental sharpness. This quest can lead some people to try amphetamines, whether prescription or illicit. The boost in alertness and productivity can be rewarding. However, amphetamines can be addictive and challenging to quit. If you find yourself hooked…

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Most Common Effects of Crack

Crack cocaine is often sought out for its quick, intense high. Although the high from crack is brief, this stimulant drug is incredibly addictive. It is also much cheaper than other types of cocaine, making it more accessible for many people suffering from drug addiction. To help you break free from addiction, you will need…

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5 Signs of Meth Abuse

If you suspect a loved one may be using drugs, you may want to learn about the signs before you approach them about it. Drugs can result in different symptoms, although many overlap. Meth abuse creates some particular symptoms, so you will likely be able to know if the drug of choice is methamphetamine. If…

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Commonly Abused Stimulant Drugs

One of the most common complaints you may hear from others is that they are tired. Fatigue seems to be an epidemic in the United States due to high-stress levels, fast-paced living, and inadequate sleep. To combat sleepiness and lack of energy, some people turn to stimulant drugs. While most people choose to have a…

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The Negative Side Effects of Molly

Party drugs, particularly molly, produce a euphoric high that has earned them popularity amongst all-night partiers. Unfortunately, like other drugs, chemically induced fun comes with a price. The side effects and inevitable crash of molly and other party drugs can be severe and even fatal in some cases. For the sake of your health and…

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Treatment Options for Oxycodone Abuse

Oxycodone prescriptions have increased over the years, with more and more Americans becoming addicted. Oxycodone medications such as OxyContin and Percocet are often available for pain relief after surgery or injury. The problem is that these prescription medications are highly addictive, and many people fall victim to oxycodone abuse before their course of meds has…

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Getting Help for Vicodin Abuse

If you have ever had an injury or surgery, you may have received a prescription for Vicodin. This medication is a combination of hydrocodone and acetaminophen and provides temporary pain relief. While Vicodin can be highly effective at easing physical discomfort, people should only use it for a short period of time as it is…

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Tips to Quit Smoking Weed

Are you or someone you know trying to quit smoking weed? Weed isn’t inherently addictive, but it can still be challenging to break this behavior. Fortunately, there is a marijuana addiction treatment and marijuana rehab available for people in your situation. At Serenity House Detox Houston, we’re here to help you find the right treatment program. Call…