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A Guide to Residential Alcohol Rehab Programs
A Guide to Residential Alcohol Rehab Programs

When is it necessary to get help with alcoholism? In the beginning stages of Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD), most people can conceal their drinking from others. These individuals effectively live two lives. In many cases, they can maintain this separation for months or...

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How to Cope with Depression (Without Drugs)
How to Cope with Depression (Without Drugs)

The physical and psychological effects of drug and alcohol withdrawal are frequent topics of discussion. Less frequently addressed, however, is the emotional toll of withdrawal. Depression is a fairly common withdrawal side effect for heavy and long-term substance...

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Is Cocaine An Addictive Drug?
Is Cocaine An Addictive Drug?

A powerful stimulant that is abused by thousands of American’s every year, consuming cocaine is far from an innocent act. The Drug Enforcement Agency categorizes cocaine as a schedule II controlled substance. Schedule II drugs are defined as “drugs with a high...

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Tramadol Withdrawal Symptoms
Tramadol Withdrawal Symptoms

An opioid-like painkiller, tramadol is used for relieving severe chronic pain. Despite it being considered one of the least potent opiate analgesics, becoming addicted to tramadol can occur swiftly and fiercely.  Tramadol addiction has become increasingly more common...

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How Long Does It Take To Detox From Alcohol?
How Long Does It Take To Detox From Alcohol?

When some struggling with addiction stops their addictive behaviors, they can anticipate an array of physical, psychological, and emotional changes. The days and weeks after stopping an addictive behavior are referred to as a detox period. Alcohol addiction,...

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How Addictive Is Fentanyl?
How Addictive Is Fentanyl?

If you have never heard of fentanyl, count yourself lucky. This substance has had drastic effects on the United States, both positive and negative. It has helped individuals who would otherwise suffer from severe pain while simultaneously propelling one of the...

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The Fragile Life of a Heroin Addict
The Fragile Life of a Heroin Addict

The term “heroin addict” has a certain connotation, and not a good one. People struggling with heroin are often thought of as individuals who are homeless or live in dirty places with no job and do not have the ability to stop. Although this may be the case for some...

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