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How to Quit Using Heroin

Even during your darkest hours, you have some level of responsibility for your health. Yes, heroin addiction is a legitimate disease. If you are struggling with it, it’s understandable you may not be able to control your actions. The hope is something will come along and motivate you to do something about the menace heroin…

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Are There Adverse Adderall Side Effects?

Adderall is a prescription drug that improves focus in people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This central nervous system stimulant can have the same effects on people who don’t have ADHD. However, they could also suffer from adverse Adderall side effects. For this reason, it’s important to be aware of how this drug works…

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Alcoholism and Pregnancy

Alcohol and pregnancy is a very dangerous combination. Those who have alcohol addiction are already experiencing a life-changing situation in which their body is dependent on alcohol to function. When you become pregnant, those complications grow. Expectant mothers may feel overwhelmed in wanting to minimize risk to their child but also unable to simply avoid…

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What Happens When You Quit Drinking?

Millions struggle with alcohol abuse and alcohol use disorder every year. However, only a small percentage get the help they need to heal from the disease of alcohol addiction. Fortunately, with professional help, anyone dealing with alcohol use disorder can overcome and heal from the disease. What matters most is realizing you are not alone…

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Recognize Cocaine Overdose Symptoms

Cocaine is a potent drug the effects of which can be very taxing on an individual’s body. Like many illicit drugs, a cocaine overdose can be fatal. Therefore, the sooner you can identify an overdose and get the user help, then the better off they will be. If you recognize cocaine overdose symptoms, then you…

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How to Host a Gathering for National Recovery Month

September is National Recovery Month. It is a time to reflect and celebrate. If you are enjoying sober living, you know the sense of pride it brings. You have overcome an incredible challenge through dedication and addiction treatment programs. You should be celebrating. Sober events can make that possible. Yet, at Beaches Recovery, we also…

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Finding the Right Teenage Drug Addiction Treatment Program for Your Child

As a parent, it’s surely disheartening to watch your teenager struggle with addiction. Your teenager hasn’t developed the capability to understand their dangerous behavior. As a loving parent, you can get them professional help. Take the time to seek out the right teenage drug addiction treatment center or young adult rehab center.How Addiction Affects TeensAs…

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Which Drug Abuse Treatment Programs Are Right For Me?

In the United States, the drug epidemic runs rampant. Each year, thousands of people experience fatal overdoses and drug-related accidents. Substance abuse is also the leading cause for incarceration. The epidemic has resulted in more available drug abuse treatment programs, but many of them aren’t qualified to help you overcome addiction. If you’ve lost control…