flakka drug
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Flakka Drug Abuse and Addiction

Flakka is a dangerous synthetic stimulant drug. Nicknamed the Zombie drug, flakka began to catch on some years ago in Florida. Since then the drug has found its way across the U.S. This cheap stimulant is more potent than meth or cocaine. It…
ambien withdrawal
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How to Manage Ambien Withdrawal

Chances are you or someone you know has an Ambien story to tell. This popular prescription sleep aid has become notorious for the unusual adverse effects it has on some people, including sleep-eating, sleep-driving, memory lapses, hallucinations,…
Treatment For Dual Diagnosis
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The Value of Residential Drug and Alcohol Treatment For Dual Diagnosis Patients

Removing Outside Influences in Residential Rehab Perhaps it goes without saying that a residential facility has a more positive atmosphere than a hospital or clinic. After all, the setting is more relaxed and peaceful, more open and caring.…
Life After Rehab

Life after Rehab: What’s Next?

Completing a rehab program is a major accomplishment in itself—of the 23.5 million Americans who could benefit from addiction treatment, only 11 percent get the help they need.1 However, rehab is only the first step on your lifelong recovery…
Choosing a Recovery Program That's Right For You

Choosing a Recovery Program That’s Right For You

Every person is unique, with their own individual needs and ways of coping with stress and illness. People’s experiences with addiction are no different. This is why it is important to consider what you need and want in a recovery program,…
The Recovery Process: 5 Ways to Include Your Family

Recovery Process: 5 Ways to Include Family

In many respects, the path to addiction recovery is a team effort. Like a race car driver, the addiction sufferer must do the driving to cross the finish line, but the pit crew provides the driver with essential support in much the same way…