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What is Suboxone?

In most rehab programs, clients abstain entirely from any addictive substances. Sometimes, however, milder forms of a drug are used to ease the worst of withdrawal symptoms or cravings. Many medical detox centers offer medication-assisted treatment to help alleviate the symptoms of withdrawal. One of the more popular drugs that addiction experts us is Suboxone.…

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Are Xanax Withdrawal Symptoms Dangerous?

Many people with a Xanax addiction wonder if the withdrawal process is dangerous. Yes, Xanax withdrawal symptoms can be dangerous. You should never try to detox from this drug without expert supervision. If you or a loved one has been struggling with Xanax addiction and are ready to get proper treatment, reach out to our…

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What Is Molly?

MDMA is a chemical that first made its appearance over a hundred years ago. It was originally used as a possible appetite suppressant. It did not gain wide popularity, however, until it entered the club scene in the late 1980s. At that time, it was called Ecstasy. Club goers would often take the drug to…

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Is Nicotine Deadly?

Some studies have linked nicotine to a few positive effects. It has been proven to help with short-term memory and helps relieve stress. There is also some indication that nicotine users are less likely to develop Parkinson’s Disease. These benefits, however, do not outweigh the negative effects of nicotine. We know it can make you…

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Insights Into How Alcoholism Starts

A descent into an alcohol use disorder doesn’t start in the same way for everyone. The complexity of how alcoholism starts is one reason many people have trouble acknowledging they have a problem. People often develop an addiction to alcohol because of a variety of factors. The potential to become an alcoholic depends on a person’s…

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How Is Cocaine Made?

Cocaine addictions may form quickly, but the cocaine drug does not. Cocaine is made from the leaves of the coca plant, which is native to South America. Peru, Bolivia, and Chili all have a cocaine production footprint, but the majority of cocaine comes from Columbia. Columbia plants have more of the alkaloids necessary to produce…

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Dangers of Synthetic Weed

Synthetic weed comes in a variety of names such as K2 and Spice. These are marketed to people who want to experience the feelings associated with smoking marijuana. Often, they are advertised as being made from natural substances but in reality, they are made of man-made chemicals. Because of this, the effects you are seeking…

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What is PCP?

There are so many illegal drugs available to users it is hard to know exactly what they all do. PCP, or Angel Dust, has been around since the 1950s, although legal manufacturing of the drug was discontinued in 1979. But what is PCP and how is it still around? This dangerous drug has claimed the…