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What Does Being Powerless Over Drugs Feel Like?

July 22nd, 2020

It is hard to admit to yourself that your life has become so unmanageable because of drugs that you no longer have any power over your own life or mind.

Is Codeine Cough Syrup Addictive?

July 19th, 2020

Codeine cough syrup is addictive because it's an opiate-based medication. When used not as directed and in large amounts, it produces a dangerous high.

Can You Rebuild Trust With Family After Addiction?

July 17th, 2020

Addiction is a chronic disease that not only negatively affects a person’s life and health but also their family and friends. Can you rebuild trust after years of addiction?

Benefits of Staging an Intervention for an Alcoholic

July 15th, 2020

When a person’s drinking becomes worse and potentially dangerous, often an intervention is needed to encourage them to accept professional help.

Dihydrocodeine Addiction: Signs and Symptoms

July 13th, 2020

Dihydrocodeine is an addictive opioid painkiller like codeine and is used to treat moderate or severe pain following medical procedures or for chronic pain.

Why Does Alcohol Cause a Hangover?

July 9th, 2020

Most of us have gotten to the point of drinking where we have drunk too much and awoke the next morning with a hangover. If you're dependent on alcohol, reach out for professional help today.

Drug Overdose Deaths Spike Due to COVID-19

July 7th, 2020

Although social distancing is meant to make us safer and healthier in the long term, it seems to also be negatively impacting people with substance use disorders.

Differences Between Swallowing and Snorting Drugs

July 6th, 2020

Swallowing and snorting drugs are both popular methods of abusing drugs, but they are different in some aspects that can impact the consequences of drug abuse.

Is Lorazepam Addictive?

July 3rd, 2020

What makes lorazepam and other benzodiazepines so desirable? When taken in large doses, they can produce feelings of relaxation and euphoria.

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