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A Plethora of Health-Related Issues and Vaping – Does Vaping Cause Cancer?

E-Cigarette and Tobacco use study finds that people over the age of 12 are now experiencing more lung problems. Prevalence of emphysema, bronchitis, and asthma has increased in younger individuals since the start of the Vaping craze. Research indicates that there is an increased (330% to be exact) risk of lung-related issues with these tobacco…

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Why COVID-19 Affects are More Dangerous for Substance Abusers

Substance abusers are more at risk of contracting COVID-19 and suffering serious complications. What’s frightening is that most of them do not know this, which could lead to them not taking the necessary precautions to protect themselves. The following are just some of the ways COVID-19 affects substance abusers. How COVID-19 Affects Substance Abusers COVID-19…

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DBT Techniques for Treating Substance Use Disorders

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is a type of psychotherapy used in addiction recovery. Psychologist Marsha M. Linehan developed the therapy to treat suicidality. Now substance abuse treatment centers in Tampa, FL, and elsewhere, use DBT techniques as first-line treatment for severe forms of mental disorders. They include those that do not respond to standard treatments,…

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Marijuana Dampens Brain Response

Dangers of Marijuana A compelling featured article dives into debunking the myth that marijuana is a safe drug. The Michigan Health Lab explains how marijuana dampens brain response as a dangerous side effect of marijuana use. If you or a loved one abuses marijuana, contact BoardPrep Recovery. Our addiction treatment centers provide specific substance abuse…

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Narcotics vs. Opiates

What are the qualities of narcotics vs. opiates? “Narcotics” is a catch-all term referring to painkillers that dull the senses. Opiates refer to substances made from natural opiates and synthetic products called opioids. Today, the term narcotics also covers opiates. If you want to stop using narcotics, BoardPrep Recovery Center’s outpatient drug rehab programs in Tampa, FL,…