Barbituate Overdose

Barbiturate Overdose Treatment and Recovery

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Barbiturates are sedatives that were used before benzos came on the scene. Even though these drugs are not used much now, they still could be used as a drug of abuse. When someone overdoses on these drugs it is a serious health event that requires…
adderall overdose symptoms

Adderall Overdose Psychosis

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The Dangers of the “Study Drug” Adderall is a prescription drug designed to treat ADHD and narcolepsy. In the past decade it has also been labeled “the study drug.” Adderall is known to stave off sleep and increase energy levels. These…
dual diagnosis treatment

5 Things You Need to Know About Dual Diagnosis Treatment

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Many people who suffer from addiction also suffer from different kinds of mental health disorders. Based on research, over half of the total population of individuals with addiction has a diagnosable mental health concern. In most cases,…
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N.A. Meetings and Residential Treatment

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Attempting to battle drug addiction without treatment and support is like marching up the down escalator. Eventually you will tire of your futile efforts and be carried back down into the addiction. Without professional help and social support…
Ritalin Withdrawal

Relieving Ritalin Withdrawal

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Ritalin is a prescription medication used to treat people diagnosed with ADHD or narcolepsy. While it can be highly effective in helping individuals manage the symptoms of these disorders, the drug also has a high potential for abuse. Ritalin,…
where do i get help for alcohol abuse

Where Do I Get Help for Alcohol Abuse

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Problem drinking can creep up slowly. In fact, what might have started off as a timely intervention for managing stress, say with a cocktail after work, can surprise you when you suddenly realize that your single cocktail has slowly multiplied…
soma withdrawal

Soma Addiction Withdrawal Symptoms

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It’s the same old story. Soma is yet another prescription medication that was said to be safe and non-habit forming…until it was discovered that it is indeed prone to abuse and addiction. Soma is a popular muscle relaxant that is prescribed…
coming off alcohol

Managing the Effects of Coming Off Alcohol with Residential Detox

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If only there was a way to magically bypass the detox and withdrawal phase of recovery. But until some brilliant inventor creates a magic pill that can allow a person to leapfrog over the suffering of detox, there is the detox, an absolute necessity…
Withdrawal Symptoms of Suboxone

What Are the Withdrawal Symptoms of Buprenorphine?

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Buprenorphine can be a lifesaver for individuals recovering from an opioid addiction or dependency. This medication helps to block the effects of opioids, allowing for a gradual reduction in cravings to return to the drug. Meanwhile, the individual…