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Oxycontin vs Oxycodone: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to recreational drug use, opiate-based drugs like heroin, Oxycontin and other oxycodone-based painkillers can be dangerous. Let’s analyze Oxycontin vs oxycodone. Oxycontin vs Oxycodone Oxycodone is an opiate compound. In its purist form, oxycodone forms Oxycontin. If oxycodone is mixed with some type of analgesic like ibuprofen, acetaminophen or aspirin, it creates other…

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Beaches Recovery, Jacksonville University Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences Collaborate to Advance Addiction Treatment

Jacksonville, Fla. — Beaches Recovery rehabilitation center and the Jacksonville University Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences have engaged in a joint project to provide practical clinical experience to graduate students completing BRCHS’s Master of Science Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program. JU and Beaches Recovery are affiliating to provide selected graduate student interns the opportunity to…

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What Do Alcohol Residential Treatment Centers Offer?

Being ready to overcome your alcohol addiction is a courageous decision. Addiction affects the part of the brain responsible for self-awareness. Anyone realizing alcohol’s negative effects experiences something that thousands of people never do. Seeking help can be scary, but it’ll give you the best chances for sustainable recovery. Alcohol residential treatment centers create a…

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How to Choose a Quality Drug Addiction Rehab Center

Choosing the right drug addiction rehab center can be difficult. There are thousands of options all over the country, but certain qualities make your decision easier. Some aspects make certain facilities better than others. Accreditation at a Drug Addiction Rehab Center Whether you’re staying local or relocating, accreditation is important. The Joint Commission on Accreditation…