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Xanax Withdrawal “Everything You Need to Know”

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Don’t be fooled- the opioid crisis is still alarmingly present. However, another drug has popped up on college campuses, the party scene and generally across youth culture. This drug is Xanax. You may know of it as a popular variation of the drug Valium, a benzodiazepine first prescribed to primarily housewives in the 1960’s. This […]

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Top 10 Most Addictive Prescription Pills

Many prescription drugs available today have serious side effects that can lead to abuse. Although doctors prescribe them quite often, a dependence on the substance can develop quickly. The mod abused drugs are technically used as painkillers, antidepressants, and stimulants. Though once the high hits, leading to relaxation or a heightened energy, it is easy […]

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Opiate Withdrawal: A Timeline

Opiate addiction has been on the rise throughout the 21st century. Little to no restriction on medicinal opiates (painkillers such as oxycodone and hydrocodone) in the beginning of the century created a society dependent on opioids. By the time the government started clamping down on legally prescribed opiates, America was already hooked and willing to […]

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Heroin Dependency, Abuse, and The Road Recovery

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Heroin seems a little bit like an intense drug to highlight, right? It seems like it’s the drug that only other people do, so many of us sort of brush it under the rug when we talk about addiction and sobriety. Heroin, however, is sweeping the nation. There is currently a heroin epidemic in the […]

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Self-Esteem Problems In Early Recovery

So many individuals in active addiction work extremely hard to make it seem like their lives are in perfect order. Addicts may look like they have it all to someone on the outside. But, for most dealing with addiction, shame and guilt come with the territory. In reality, it is hard to maintain self-esteem when […]

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