Heroin Addiction Treatment

heroin addiction treatment

What is Heroin Addiction Treatment? Heroin Addiction Treatment consists of using medication such as Zubsolv, Suboxone, Naltrexone, and many others to aid with the opiate withdrawal symptoms. Treatment for Heroin addiction usually takes place in a Medically Assisted Treatment environment or clinical setting such as an drug rehab, substance abuse treatment center or residential treatment […]

What is Vicodin?

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What is Vicodin Vicodin is a type of opiate drug with the well-known use in treating moderate to severe pain. Vicodin can pose deadly dangers to the liver when abused, due to the combination of hydrocodone and acetaminophen. Abuse of Vicodin can lead the user to become addicted and build tolerance. Dependency leads to the […]

Crack Cocaine Addiction

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Defining Crack and Cocaine Both crack and cocaine are drugs which come are derived from the leaves of coca plants (Erythroxylum coca). Coca plants are native to South America. Coca in its natural form is relatively harmless. The dangers lie in its refinement into cocaine. This process is done by soaking the leaves of the plant […]

Signs of Meth Addiction

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What are the signs of meth addiction? Meth– also known as Methamphetamine, crank, or ice– is becoming a growing problem, particularly in California.  Meth addicts often refer to using meth (smoking or injecting) as “tweaking.” Prolonged use of the drug can cause many adverse side effects, both short term, and long term. These side effects […]

Heroin Addiction Effects and Treatment

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Heroin has become an epidemic in the United States. Heroin addiction has skyrocketed as a result of more and more people abusing prescription opiates such as Vicodin, Fentanyl, Morphine, and Oxycodone. Often the person addicted to drugs will start abusing heroin as it is cheaper and more readily available than prescription opiates. Heroin Addiction – “Dope […]

Inhalant Drugs

An inhalant is a vapor made up of various chemicals where consumption happens by being inhaled through the mouth or nose. These include gases, aerosol sprays, cleaning products, and so forth. The effects of these types of addictive inhalant drugs range from an alcohol-like high to intense euphoria, and even vivid hallucinations. Such effects can […]

Crystal Meth Addiction

Crystal Meth Addiction and Crystal Meth Intervention

Crystal Meth is an unnaturally made stimulant drug that stems from pseudoephedrine, an ingredient that is present in various types of over the counter cold medications. It is a highly addictive “designer” drug that causes countless dangerous side effects. Consequently, such side effects can indeed affect an addicted person psychologically, physically, and mentally.  There are […]

Is Alcohol a Drug?

Is Alcohol a Drug

Many people wonder “Is Alcohol a Drug?” The answer is yes. Alcohol is a drug. Though it is a drink rather than a pill, the harsh reality is that alcohol is, in fact, a drug and it begins with tolerance. That is, the more you drink, the less susceptible your body becomes to its effects. The […]

Influence Of Methamphetamine

Methamphetamine is a psychostimulant that produces effects in users similar to that of cocaine and doctor prescribed stimulants

How do I know if someone is under the influence of methamphetamine? Methamphetamine, better known as “Meth” is a stimulant that produces effects in users similar to that of cocaine and doctor prescribed stimulants. The abuse of this powerfully addictive drug will lead to deadly consequences. This stimulant dependency ranks among the all-time most difficult […]