Uncategorized Rohypnol and GHB

Rohypnol and GHB

Rohypnol, also known colloquially as “roofies”, is an illegal substance that is known as a date rape drug for the fact that alcohol is often laced with this illegal substance as a means of sedating and incapacitating others. As a very powerful depressant, when mixed with other depressants the result may lead to death or …

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Uncategorized Signs Of Teen Substance Abuse

Signs Of Teen Substance Abuse

Although most teenagers who try illicit substances do not go on to become habitual drug users or to develop a substance abuse disorder, the majority of those who do go on to become problematic drug abusers will have first entered this dark and murky world of vice in their formative adolescent years. Teen drug abuse, …

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Uncategorized What Is The Opioid Epidemic?

What Is The Opioid Epidemic?

In the United States and elsewhere opiates were introduced to the masses via painkillers that contain opioid substances. However, these drugs that numb pain also produce a sense of euphoria in the user, and this imbues these drugs with a large potential for addiction. An example of an opioid based drug used as a painkiller …

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Uncategorized Pillars Of Drug Addiction Treatment

Pillars Of Drug Addiction Treatment

In order to treat drug addiction we must first define just what drug addiction is. Simply put, drug addiction describes a pattern of behavior by which an individual finds themselves compulsively administering a drug despite this pattern of behavior leading to negative life outcomes. The chronic nature of the abuse despite negative consequences is the …

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Uncategorized What is Alternative Treatment?

What is Alternative Treatment?

Every individual is unique and the circumstances in which an individual might find themselves are just as varied as the amount of people in this world – if not more. That is why a standard, cookie cutter drug and alcohol addiction treatment program may not always suit the needs of the individual and their requirements …

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