What Are the Different Phases of Getting Drunk on Alcohol?

What Are the Different Phases of Getting Drunk on Alcohol? Many people relate celebrations, parties and rituals with alcohol. This has been going on for many years. In fact, research shows humans had served fermented drinks for thousands of years. In this day and age, the drug which is abused most is alcohol. If you [...]

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 The Dangers of Taking Vicodin

 The Dangers of Taking Vicodin Vicodin is an incredibly powerful drug that improves the experience for people in constant or severe pain. It is used by the medical establishment to help eliminate the suffering associated with postoperative care and terminal illness alike. However, these conditions put patients in physically uncomfortable situations. Patients often are unable [...]

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What Are NA Meetings?

What Are NA Meetings?    Narcotics Anonymous, or NA meetings, are 12 Step meetings for those who are struggling with an addiction to drugs and have the desire to quit. Essentially, NA is a support group based on certain steps and principles that are known for helping addicts get free from the compulsion to use or [...]

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Duration of Hydrocodone in the System

Duration of Hydrocodone in the System Medications adapt to our bodies. Just as every person has unique body chemistry, eliminating substances can happen at different rates. Some people might take longer than others to get rid of hydrocodone from their system. Hydrocodone prescriptions can be used for a variety of purposes. It is primarily found [...]

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Signs of Opiate Use in a Loved One

Signs of Opiate Use in a Loved One  Opiates are a group of drugs which include natural and synthetic substances. Natural opiates include opium and morphine. Heroin, the most consumed opiate, is synthesized from opium. Many opiates are used to treat pain. Some opiates, such as oxycodone, codeine and morphine, are prescription pain medications. The use of [...]

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I Had to Ask, “Am I an Alcoholic?”

I Had to Ask, “Am I an Alcoholic?” I had a ‘sobering moment’ almost 3 decades ago, sitting alone and despondent in my apartment one afternoon. It was the first time I had really asked, Am I an alcoholic? And the answer came quickly. It was a memorable day and is still surprisingly clear in [...]

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Best Words of Encouragement for Addicts in Recovery.

Best Words of Encouragement for Addicts in Recovery. It’s one thing for an addict to go through the tough phase of withdrawal and entirely another thing to have others truly support the individual going through recovery. The struggles are unique to every person and the motivation to do so comes from deep within the [...]

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Drug Slang Guide for Parents: What You Need to Know to Keep Your Kids Safe

Teens think they can use drug slang to fool parents, but after reading this guide you will be aware of everything you need to know to keep them safe. The world is dangerous, and drugs have made it to suburbia America. If you think that because you live in a small place, your kids [...]

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Alcohol Withdrawal–a Serious Medical Issue

Alcohol Withdrawal-- Serious Medical Issue Alcohol withdrawal is a concern for anyone who is a regular drinker and wants to stop alcohol use. It is very often not just a matter of stopping but can be a serious medical issue due to possible complications. Particularly for those who have a pattern of heavy drinking [...]

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