Fentanyl Addiction Symptoms and Treatment Options

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What is Fentanyl? Fentanyl is a synthetic pharmaceutical drug and opioid pain reliever (OPR) that is 50 to 100 times stronger than morphine. Fentanyl is typically used to relieve severe pain after surgery, during cancer treatments and when breakthrough pain is present. Breakthrough pain is flare-ups of intense pain despite…

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10 Signs of a Crystal Meth Addiction

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Methamphetamine, also known as crystal meth, it is one of the most addictive and destructive drugs out there. It is often a white to light brown crystalline powder or clear chunky crystals that resemble broken pieces of glass. Methamphetamine can be found in liquid form as well. It can be…

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National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

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National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW) is seven days of a national health observance created for teens that promotes local events that use science from the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) to shatter the many myths surrounding drug and alcohol abuse. The Internet, social media, TV, movies, music and…

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Is Nicotine Addictive?

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Is nicotine addictive? How addictive is nicotine? It there treatment options for nicotine addiction? These are just a few of the many questions surrounding repeated tobacco use. When you use any type of tobacco products, the nicotine in them is quickly absorbed into your bloodstream. After only 10 seconds of…

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Addiction Relapse Prevention Strategies

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A relapse back into using drugs or alcohol, even after completing an addiction treatment program, does not mean that treatment failed or even that a return to an intensive treatment program is completely necessary. However, a relapse does signify that a return to some form of substance abuse…

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Opiate Addiction Treatment Options

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If we look at the latest opiate usage statistics in America, there is an increasing number of Americans who need opiate addiction treatment. Fortunately, more and more people are seeking recovery options at opiate rehabs every year. But why are opiates becoming such a prevalent issue,…

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Is Marijuana a Gateway Drug?

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Is marijuana a gateway drug? There is a significant amount of research that suggests marijuana use is likely to lead to the use of other dangerous and illegal substances and the development of addiction to other substances. For example, a study from the National Epidemiological Study of Alcohol Use and…

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Cocaine Withdrawal Symptoms and Treatment

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Cocaine, also called “coke” or “blow” is an incredibly dangerous and addictive stimulant that can found both powdered and in rock form. Cocaine detox is unique in that withdrawals can occur when a heavy user of cocaine just cuts down on the amount ingested. Completely stopping…

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Common Signs of Behavioral Addiction

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The term behavioral addiction refers to mental health disorders where a person does a particular behavior over and over again, even when the behavior harms them. It’s as if they just can’t resist engaging in the behavior. There are several common behavioral addictions (also known as process addictions)…

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