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Help for Elderly Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol addiction or what was once called alcoholism can happen to anyone, young or old, but it can be much more dangerous for the elderly. Elderly alcohol abuse is not uncommon, and it often goes hand in hand with another problem, like depression or anxiety. Understanding some of the dangers of elderly alcoholism and what…

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Signs of Alcohol Poisoning

When consuming alcohol, it’s essential to understand the signs of alcohol poisoning. For instance, knowing the signs and what to do about them could save someone’s life. Oceanfront Recovery has the experience to help you learn how to recognize the signs of alcohol poisoning and how to find the appropriate support.Signs of Alcohol PoisoningWhether it’s…

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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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Types of Painkillers

Doctors prescribe people many different types of painkillers based on their needs. While they have been a great help to many suffering in pain, they have also led to problems. For example, you may have heard about opiate abuse, overdose, and other issues. You may have been prescribed painkillers by your doctors and aren’t sure…

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5 Risks of Self-Medicating

People have many reasons for self-medicating. Some people turn to drugs as a form of self-medicating because of untreated mental health issues, unresolved trauma, extreme stressors in their life, and more. But whatever the reasons for using substances to subdue the inner pain you feel, there are consequential dangers that go along with it. Here…

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Cocaine Withdrawal Process

When dealing with cocaine addiction, many people fear going through detox. They may have concerns about what to expect during the cocaine withdrawal process. It’s common to feel a hesitancy based on fear and anxiety. However, by putting off what you need to do to deal with your cocaine addiction, you may slip into deeper…

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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.…