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Substance Abuse & Rock Bottom Depression
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Hitting Rock Bottom Depression

When referring to substance abuse, hitting rock bottom is common occurrence. The phrase is often heard or used to mean there is no further way down. Many people consider it another way of stating, it’s the end of the road. Hitting rock bottom…
Issues With Self Medicating
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Dangers of Self Medication

While hardships and stress are a normal part of life, it’s still tough to live through. We’re not born knowing how to deal with emotional issues, mental health conditions, trauma, or stress. It’s through our individual experiences that…
Relapse Benzo Addiction
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Benzo Relapse

Benzodiazepines, or simply benzos, are prescription medications used to address a wide range of mental and physical disorders. Unfortunately, the ailments they aim to address are also reasons why bezos are heavily abused and prone to addiction.…
Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention
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Preventing Prescription Drug Abuse

The realities of prescription drug abuse show the dangers of medications when taken inappropriately. Unfortunately, many Americans are battling with dependency on drugs prescribed by physicians. According to DrugFree.org, the average age when…
Fentanyl liquid form
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What Does Fentanyl Look Like?

WHAT IS FENTANYL? Fentanyl is a man-made, synthetic opioid (as opposed to heroin and morphine which come from the poppy plant) that’s about 100 times more powerful than morphine. Because it’s made in a lab, fentanyl was designed to be…
How To Avoid Abusing Adderall
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Signs Of Adderall Abuse

Adderall is the brand name for a prescription drug that consists of a combination of amphetamines and dextroamphetamine. As a prescription drug, Adderall can only be accessed on prescription. It’s a drug that is most commonly prescribed to…
How Long Does Withdrawal From Seroquel Last
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How Long Does Withdrawal From Seroquel Last?

Seroquel is a prescription medication that is commonly used to treat various mood disorders such as depression. While it’s intended for short-term use, individuals can develop a dependency to the medication over time. With the onset of Seroquel…
How Long Does Withdrawal From Klonopin Last
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How Long Does Withdrawal From Klonopin Last?

Anxiety and insomnia are two of the most common mental disorders in America. Although relatively common, their effects can be extremely debilitating on an individual’s physical and mental health. Klonopin is a prescription medication that…
Polypharmacy Risks
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Side Effects Of Taking Multiple Medications

In 2017, the US Department of Health and Human Services declared a public health emergency. The opioid epidemic in America was recognized as a serious health and social problem and, despite some progress, it’s a problem that persists today.…
How High Do You Get With Vicodin
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Does Vicodin Get You High?

Vicodin is the brand name of the drug hydrocodone, a potent opioid painkiller that is usually prescribed to treat moderate or severe pain. Made from a combination of hydrocodone and acetaminophen, which is a non-narcotic, over-the-counter pain…