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How Do You Safely Take Methadone?

How Do You Safely Take Methadone?

To safely take methadone, users have to follow direct doctor’s instructions. In some cases, doctors will use methadone to treat opioid addiction. It’s a common medication used in intensive outpatient programs and as part of a medication-assisted treatment (MAT)...

Is Meth a Depressant or Stimulant?

Is Meth a Depressant or Stimulant?

Methamphetamine is a highly addictive stimulant that affects the central nervous system. Meth causes increased activity and a pleasurable sense of euphoria. However, because amphetamines can treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and narcolepsy, some people...

Why Is Xanax a Controlled Substance? 

Why Is Xanax a Controlled Substance? 

Xanax is a Schedule IV Controlled substance, meaning it has a low potential for abuse and a low likelihood of addiction. Still, at least 13% of young adults reported misusing Xanax for recreational purposes in the past year. And at least 16% of opioid-related...

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