drug addiction and family

Drug Addiction and Family

Addiction is an extraordinarily heavy burden to bear, no matter who you are. When you’re facing a substance abuse disorder or chemical dependency, it can be difficult to know where to turn or how to get help. Addiction can be very isolating. However, the effects of substance abuse are not only on the individual with…

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6 Signs of Addiction

It’s easy to get wrapped up in worry about your loved ones. Sometimes, these worries can be unfounded or misplaced. A parent will worry when their child is five minutes late coming home from school, and spouses may worry when their text goes unanswered for half an hour. It’s easy to get carried away with…

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Prescription Drug Abuse and Pregnancy

Becoming pregnant is a joyous occasion for many. During the next nine months, you will be carrying a life within you that needs nourishment and protection. If you are currently taking any medication, drugs, or alcohol, it has the potential to do great harm to the fetus. Prescription drugs and pregnancy do not mix well…

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Signs of a Benzo Overdose

If you are using benzodiazepines (benzos), you may have wondered whether you can experience a benzo overdose. This medication is sometimes overlooked as a potential danger. Some people may think that because a doctor prescribes benzodiazepines that they can’t overdose from them. However, just like any other substance, you can experience a benzo overdose, too.…

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Dangers of Bath Salts

What comes to mind when you hear the term bath salts? Bath salts are drugs made up of white or brown powder. People smoke or ingest them to get a feeling of euphoria. However, the popularity of bath salts has waned. In a recent study, only about 1.1% of the population reported using drugs. But,…

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Drug Addiction Treatment

Are you at a point in your life where you want to recover from drug addiction? The staff at Oceanfront Recovery in Laguna Beach, California are here to help you. Below is more information about drug addiction treatment. What is a Drug Addiction? If you are seeking treatment for drug addiction, you have made a very important…

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Salvia Addiction Treatment Center

Salvia Addiction Rehab There are many legal substances, that can also be quite dangerous. Salvia is one of them. Currently, it is not regulated by the Controlled Substances Act, but many states in the U.S., as well as other nations, have passed laws that regulate the use of salvia. Salvia is a perennial herb (full…