Alcohol Addiction Treatment Signs

Sometimes, one of the most difficult things to do for individuals who are struggling with addiction is to determine whether or not treatment is necessary. This can be a particularly tricky situation to navigate for individuals who suffer from patterned alcohol abuse. Here are some things to consider if you’re attempting to determine whether professional…

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Relief from Psychological Dependence on Drugs

The majority of individuals who struggle with addiction will experience either a physical addiction, psychological dependence, or both. Individuals who become physically addicted to controlled substances build a dependence on that substance. Their body needs that substance or it will go into withdrawal. Suffering from mental addiction is different but can be no less troublesome.…

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Parents Want to Know, What Are Opioids?

Even people who have been prescribed opioids before often wonder, what are opioids and what’s all the fuss about? This class of drugs includes legal prescription painkillers as well as street drugs like heroin. Some of the most common prescription opioids include codeine, oxycodone, morphine and hydrocodone. The answer to “What are opioids?” involves two…

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The Heroin Epidemic Affects Everyone

The widespread availability of heroin and relatively low price have caused a heroin epidemic. Unfortunately, this problem affects big cities and small towns across the country. While some people try heroin after developing a painkiller addiction, other people become addicted after experimenting with the drug. The Heroin Epidemic Affects Everybody The average small town does…

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