• Most Dangerous Drugs
    Addiction
    December 3, 2021

    Most Dangerous Drugs

    Below are five of the most dangerous drugs based on potency and likelihood of causing (or contributing to) death.  #1 Fentanyl and Carfentanil Fentanyl – around 50 to 100...
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  • EtOH Abuse & Alcohol Addiction
    Addiction
    November 19, 2021

    EtOH Abuse & Alcohol Addiction

    EtOH Abuse  EtOH is shorthand for ethanol, which is the chemical name for alcohol. There are other types of alcohol, but EtOH is what people drink. Ethanol has a...
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  • Kratom Tolerance
    Addiction
    November 19, 2021

    Kratom Tolerance

    What Is Kratom? Mitragyna speciosa or “kratom” comes from a tropical evergreen tree in the coffee family that has opioid properties and some stimulant-like effects. People often seek kratom...
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  • Key Benefits of Gender-Specific Rehab
    Addiction Recovery
    November 15, 2021

    Key Benefits of Gender-Specific Rehab

    While there are many excellent co-ed rehabilitation centers, gender-specific recovery programs aim to foster an environment that best addresses the unique needs of men and women, respectively.  Gender-specific programs...
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  • What Is Outpatient Rehab?
    Addiction
    November 12, 2021

    What Is Outpatient Rehab?

    Outpatient rehabilitation is a form of high-quality addiction recovery treatment that plays an integral role in a continual, holistic addiction recovery program. Outpatient rehab provides effective and affordable therapies...
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  • I Hate My Life
    Addiction
    November 5, 2021

    I Hate My Life

    Often, people use an expression like “I hate my life” as a response to discouragement or to reflect a lack of motivation. Sometimes, however, it is an indication of...
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  • Signs of Benzodiazepine Addiction
    Addiction
    November 4, 2021

    Signs of Benzodiazepine Addiction

    Benzodiazepines, or benzos, are in the psychoactive class of drugs. They are depressants and most common use is for insomnia, anxiety, and seizures. However, it is possible to use...
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  • What is a “Xanax High?”
    Addiction
    October 24, 2021

    What is a “Xanax High?”

    Xanax is a benzodiazepine and one of the brand names for the drug alprazolam. Doctors prescribe it to treat anxiety, panic disorders, depression and even less-common conditions like fear...
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  • How Compulsivity and Addiction are Connected
    Addiction
    October 15, 2021

    How Compulsivity and Addiction are Connected

    Compulsivity describes involuntary actions done despite an awareness that the behavior is not positive or helpful.   Some actions appear harmless, but they are detrimental to one’s quality of life...
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