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Recognizing Opiate Withdrawal Symptoms

Opiates are highly addictive drugs often prescribed to people in the United States who are struggling with pain. Opiates are known for their strong pain-relieving effects and potential for misuse.

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What Is Meth Mouth?

Methamphetamine is a synthetic central nervous system stimulant that causes jitteriness, bursts of euphoria, delusions, paranoia, and aggression. Meth users often experience a condition known as “meth mouth” that involves

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Common Effects of Crystal Meth

The long-term and short-term effects of crystal meth are devastating. Meth abuse destroys the lives of not only the user but also their family and friends. Although methamphetamine use has

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Connection Between Cocaine and Mental Health

Cocaine makes people feel functional while it impairs their ability to function. Many users like cocaine for its stimulant effects. Over time, the euphoric energy bursts provided by cocaine can

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Dangers of Codeine Abuse

Codeine is an opioid used to relieve pain. It is added to many over-the-counter cold and flu medications in order to relieve uncomfortable symptoms. Using increasing amounts of codeine can

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The Risks of Synthetic Opioids

Opioids are powerful pain relievers and sedatives that have been used for centuries as anesthetics. Taking increasing amounts of opioids makes it difficult for people to tolerate discomfort over time.

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Understanding the Long-Term Effects of Heroin

Opioid use disorder has truly become a tragic epidemic in the United States, so heroin addiction treatment is just as crucial as ever, if not more. While people who struggle

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Getting Help for Heroin Overdose Symptoms

If you or a loved one is struggling with heroin or opioid dependency, it’s important to know the signs of overdose so that you can potentially save your own life

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Benefits of Rehab For Cocaine Addiction

Cocaine is a powerfully addictive drug due to its action in the brain and body. It comes from refining the leaves of the coca plant into various forms that individuals

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Dangers of Synthetic Drugs

Synthetic drugs are created in labs, often in an attempt to mimic plant-based psychoactive chemicals. Synthetics are often sold online and illegally shipped worldwide. Molly, Spice, bath salts, meth, and