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Doctors and Drug Abuse

Drug and alcohol abuse is a significant problem that has far-reaching consequences for both individuals and society as a whole. The abuse of drugs and alcohol by doctors and other health professionals, however, comes with its own set of consequences. In addition to the negative effects on the individual doctor’s health and profession, there is…

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The Signs of Crystal Meth Abuse

Crystal meth, also known as methamphetamine or meth, is a highly addictive stimulant drug. It is derived from amphetamines and is commonly used by individuals seeking a quick and intense high. Methamphetamine, much like amphetamines, produce increased energy and suppress appetite. Crystal meth, however, has a more potent and long-lasting effect. The long-term use of…

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What Drugs Are Classified as Stimulants?

Doctors may prescribe stimulants to treat a variety of conditions. There are a variety of prescription stimulants, along with illicit drugs and newer substances, that may result in effects that are the same or similar to those of other stimulants. BoardPrep Recovery Center® provides outstanding substance abuse treatment programs, including treatment for addiction to stimulants. To learn…

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Everything You Should Know About Xanax

Xanax is a powerful sedative drug that raises levels of pleasure chemicals in the user’s brain. The flood of chemicals causes extreme pleasure, calmness, and suppressed appetite, which relaxes some people and energizes others. Repeated drug use causes the brain to adapt to higher levels of chemicals. As a result, the user gets agitated, depressed,…

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3 Benefits of a Heroin Addiction Treatment Program

Like many prescription opioids, heroin gives patients relief from intense pain and a euphoric high. In fact, when a prescription runs out or a person can’t afford the cost of their medicine, heroin offers a relatively cheap and accessible alternative to achieving a similar effect. However, heroin addiction can take a devastating toll on a…

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Finding Rehabilitation for Young Adults in Florida

Finding rehabilitation for young adults can be a stressful process. The wealth of options nowadays means access is no longer the issue. Instead, choosing the best drug rehab for young adults among many options is the concern. Not all addiction rehab for young adults is high-quality. Placing your young adult under someone else’s care involves…

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Rehab 101 – 3 Basic Tools to Use Every Day to Maintain Your New Life in Recovery

If you’re anything like me, you know your early days in recovery and the time you spent learning about addiction and recovery (whether in treatment or 12 Steps fellowships or both) were priceless, offering you an entire toolbox full of perspectives and practices for establishing a foundation for a new way of life, free from…