woman discussing with therapist stimulant drug abuse

What are Stimulant Drugs?

Drug abuse and substance abuse are among the most pressing issues facing society today. Unfortunately, a lot of people end up getting hooked on drugs from a prescription at first. Even though many people have focused on the dangers of opioid addiction and prescription drug abuse, and rightly so, they are far from the only…

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Signs of PCP Use

Phencyclidine or simply PCP was once a noble drug. Doctors used PCP as an anesthetic when treating their patients. Soon, it was discovered that the drug had questionable side effects. PCP patients began to exhibit patterns of agitation and irrationalism. Thus, PCP was banned. Currently, about 6 million people admit to using PCP at least…

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Substance Abuse Evaluation

Substance abuse takes over a person’s life and damages their mind, body and relationships they once considered important. Many people spend everything they have supporting their habit. When the money runs out, they turn to other means, often illegal, of getting their substance of choice. Those actions put them and sometimes those they care about in…

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Co-Ed Professionals Program

Substance use disorders and mental illness affect people of all backgrounds, from homeless individuals to blue-collar workers, to high-level executives, and other professionals. The highly-qualified staff at Oceanfront Recovery understands that some professionals likely fear that they are among just a few professionals that struggle with addiction. This is a myth about professionals with a substance use…

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LSD Addiction Treatment Center

More than 20 million people in the U.S. admit to having tried lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) at least once in their lives. Those who abuse the drug may need to seek help at an LSD addiction treatment center. After treatment, a rehab aftercare program provides the support necessary to resist using the drug again. Oceanfront Recovery offers…

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PCP Addiction Treatment Center

Different drugs have a variety of effects on the system. Hallucinogens cause people to lose touch with reality and experience hallucinations. These drugs are focused on at the hallucinogen addiction treatment center in California. They are also divided into subcategories. Dissociative drugs are a type of hallucinogen that causes individuals to feel detached from reality…

a doctor talking to a patient about Ritalin Addiction Treatment Center

Ritalin Addiction Treatment Center

Doctors prescribe many drugs that can potentially become addictive and cause a real problem. Ritalin is one of those drugs. It is a central nervous system stimulant often prescribed to help individuals with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. It affects chemicals in the central nervous system, namely the brain and nerves, which play a…

a woman talking to her therapist about Subutex Addiction Treatment Center

Subutex Addiction Treatment Center

History of Subutex Subutex and Suboxone are medications that have been approved for the treatment of dependence on opiates. Both of these medications contain the same active ingredient, buprenorphine hydrochloride. This drug works to reduce the symptoms of opiate dependence. Subutex contains only buprenorphine hydrochloride, and it was this formulation that was developed as the…

a doctor discussing Vicodin Addiction Treatment Center with a patient

Vicodin Addiction Treatment Center

Orange County Vicodin Addiction Treatment If you are the victim of Vicodin addiction and abuse, you are not alone. Roughly 40% of Americans who have been prescribed Vicodin will require a Vicodin addiction rehab center. Often prescribed for pain relief or as a cough suppressant, Vicodin is highly addictive. If you are struggling with addiction…