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Dangers of Snorting Cocaine

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Snorting cocaine has become a deadly gamble with the influx of fentanyl in the cocaine supply. Back in the day, cocaine was that go-to substance that guaranteed a good time. A snort of coke meant you could dance and party for hours. It wasn’t…
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Cocaine Withdrawal Symptoms and Timeline

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Learn What to Expect During Cocaine Detox and Withdrawal. Cocaine is one of the most addictive drugs out there. For over a decade, high costs for the drug suppressed it’s popularity—but now it is on the rise again. In fact, SAMHSA reports…
How to Get a Meth Addict Help

How to Get a Meth Addict Help

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Meth use has been rising again in recent years. Learn how to get a meth addict help. Even though it is well known that meth is a dangerous drug, people are still using this synthetic stimulant. Meth subsists of toxic ingredients. These, plus…
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Heroin Nod Explained

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One of the effects of using heroin is the heroin nod, or nodding out. Nodding out is a term that describes being in and out of a conscious state after using heroin. The “heroin nod” can come about in a matter of minutes. While in this semi-conscious…
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…
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Adderall Overdose Psychosis

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Can You Overdose on Adderall? 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…
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Alcohol Poisoning Symptoms Next Day and Beyond

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Understanding the Dangers of Binge Drinking Alcohol poisoning can happen when someone consumes a large amount of alcohol over a short period of time. The college campus has been the scene of many tragic deaths that occurred due to binge drinking.…
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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,…