BAM MARGERA ENTERS ALCOHOL REHAB FOR THE THIRD TIME

Katelyn Sharkey

Brandon Cole “Bam” Margera, famously known for his main role in the early 2000’s hit television show and movie franchise, “Jackass”, announced earlier this week of his plans to start the 2019 New Year off on the right foot by entering alcohol rehab. Margera posted to his Instagram page on…

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5 Ways to Promote Success in Early Recovery

Rick Aranda

Addiction recovery is a lifelong journey that requires ongoing maintenance and attention. Although the beginning stages of any successful recovery almost always takes place in drug and alcohol rehabilitation, further steps must be taken after treatment in order for sobriety to be sustainable. Often times these steps are recognized as…

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How Fentanyl is Destroying America

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The news media is awash with reports of substance abuse these days. It is hard to pick up a news magazine or browse a news site without reading about tragic deaths due to drug misuse. News reports about famous entertainers or athletes dying from drug overdose have become commonplace. Illicit…

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Are Prescription Drugs a Gateway to Heroin?

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Prescription drug abuse is a devastating problem in America today. More people die as a result of a prescription drug overdose than from car accidents. Prescription drugs are so dangerous because they seem harmless to many people since they are legal with a prescription. Many young people are especially unaware…

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Can You Get Addicted to Imodium?

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Imodium is an over-the-counter medication, which is typically used to prevent the occurrence of diarrhea. In light of recent events, many people are asking: can you get addicted to Imodium? We know that Imodium, or loperamide hydrochloride, also slows down the intestinal movement and digestion. However, this drug has also…

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Seasonal Affective Disorder and Addiction

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Seasonal Affective Disorder is a type of depression that comes about during changes in seasons. Usually, this type of disorder peaks in the late fall and early winter, and typically can end during the spring and summer months. However, episodes of this disorder can still occur during warmer months. During…

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Is Medical Marijuana a Relapse?

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As a drug treatment center, we hear this question many times: is medical marijuana a relapse? Let’s start with the fact that marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States. The National Institute on Drug Abuse states that 9% of people who…

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Common Side Effects of Prescription Painkillers

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A painkiller can be a number of different drugs, from over the counter medications such as ibuprofen to prescribed drugs such as tramadol, Opana, morphine, oxycontin, and hydrocodone. The drugs with the maximum addiction potential are those that possess narcotic properties. Painkiller abuse kills a substantial number of people each…

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How Long Does Heroin Stay In Your System?

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Heroin is known to be one of the most addictive drugs in the world. Heroin was initially derived from the poppy plant and is currently known as a Schedule I controlled substance, meaning that it has highly addictive qualities, a damaging nature, and no medical use within the United States.

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