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The Most Dangerous Prescription Drugs

The Most Dangerous Prescription Drugs Prescription drugs are necessary and can be quite helpful in treating various mental or physical disorders or disease.  Most people can relate to needing a prescription drug, such as a painkiller, to reduce pain after a surgery or injury, or an antibiotic for an infection. However, there are some dangers [...]

By | December 27th, 2017|Blog, Prescription Drugs|Comments Off on The Most Dangerous Prescription Drugs

Why Do College Students Begin Abusing Prescriptions?

Why Do College Students Begin Abusing Prescriptions? The temptation for college students to drink or to use drugs can be pretty high. It's the first time they're away from home, and being in a new environment can increase their anxiety greatly. Some are more apt to try to cope with that anxiety by drinking or [...]

By | December 22nd, 2017|Addiction, Blog|Comments Off on Why Do College Students Begin Abusing Prescriptions?

College Prescription Drug Abuse: What’s Most Common?

College Prescription Drug Abuse: What's Most Common? You’d be hard-pressed to go to any college campus and not find college students drinking and using prescription drugs for recreation. In fact, you will also find college prescription drug abuse. Many of the students are away from home for the very first time and have a greater [...]

By | December 21st, 2017|Blog, Prescription Drugs|Comments Off on College Prescription Drug Abuse: What’s Most Common?

Most Dangerous Prescription Drugs – Anti-depressants

Most Dangerous Prescription Drugs - Anti-depressants Living with depression can be quite challenging. There are millions of people living in a state of chronic depression, and some not knowing where to turn. Others will decide to seek help from their physician or a psychiatrist. Oftentimes they are prescribed antidepressants, as there has been some indication [...]

By | December 19th, 2017|Blog, Dual Diagnosis|Comments Off on Most Dangerous Prescription Drugs – Anti-depressants

Most Dangerous Prescription Drugs – Prescription Opioids

Most Dangerous Prescription Drugs - Prescription Opioids When you’re in pain, you certainly are more receptive to receiving and using a pain pill prescription. After all, living in pain can become quite a daunting experience. However, not everyone is aware of the dangers of prescription opioids.  Yes, they sure can help relieve pain, but there [...]

By | December 16th, 2017|Blog, Opiate Addiction|Comments Off on Most Dangerous Prescription Drugs – Prescription Opioids

Most Dangerous Prescription Drugs – Adderall

Most Dangerous Prescription Drugs – Adderall Many children and adults are prescribed Adderall for ADHD, but not always told about the dangers of Adderall if not taken as prescribed. Adderall is a drug that affects the central nervous system. Combining amphetamine and dextroamphetamine, Adderall is a stimulant that causes the brain and nervous system to [...]

By | December 15th, 2017|Adderall, Blog|Comments Off on Most Dangerous Prescription Drugs – Adderall

How Long Does Meth Stay in the System?

How Long Does Meth Stay in the System? Methamphetamine (meth) is a synthetic stimulant that affects the central nervous system. For those who use methamphetamines to get high, the high that they experience usually doesn’t last very long, maybe a few hours.  Whether they snort, smoke, or inject crystal meth into their bodies, the euphoric [...]

By | December 14th, 2017|Blog, Methamphetamine Abuse|Comments Off on How Long Does Meth Stay in the System?

How Long Does Heroin Stay In Your System?

How Long Does Heroin Stay In Your System? There seems to be a real heroin epidemic going on in the United States these days. More and more people are struggling with heroin addiction, or opiate addiction, with many people not knowing where to turn. Heroin is a drug that comes from the opiate plant, and [...]

By | December 8th, 2017|Blog, Opiate Addiction|Comments Off on How Long Does Heroin Stay In Your System?

How Long Does Marijuana Stay in Your System?

How Long Does Marijuana Stay in Your System? The topic of marijuana use comes up quite frequently due to its occurrence in the news the past several years. With medical marijuana being the hot topic, more people are inclined to think that using marijuana is all right. Perhaps they even want to try it for [...]

By | December 7th, 2017|Addiction, Blog|Comments Off on How Long Does Marijuana Stay in Your System?

Common Types of Opioids

Common Types of Opioids Drug overdoses have tripled since 1990 and approximately 100 people die each day in the U.S. due to the Centers for Disease and Prevention (CDC).  This is dreadful news, as addiction is very much treatable these days with a variety of treatments available.  Unknown to many, the most common drug used [...]

By | November 30th, 2017|Blog, Opiate Addiction|Comments Off on Common Types of Opioids