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Kleptomania, Substance Abuse and Addiction

RehabCenter.net Kleptomania, Substance Abuse and Addiction

Kleptomania is a mental health disorder characterized by theft of small objects. Due to feelings of shame or guilt associated with the disorder, substance abuse and addiction can follow, resulting in co-occurring disorders. Substance abuse and addiction can result in changes to a person’s health, social life, and personal relationships. Finding treatment for co-occurring disorders […]

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Will President Trump’s Wall End The Opiate Epidemic?

Will Trump's Wall End The Opiate Epidemic

The Opiate Epidemic is a result of heroin trafficking and prescription drugs, and 39 percent of the heroin smuggled in the United States comes from Mexico. Heroin and opiates are responsible for over 28,000 overdose deaths per year in the U.S. alone. Heroin is brought in by land, air, and sea. Could putting up an […]

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The Thomas Recipe For Opiate Withdrawal

The Thomas Recipe For Opiate Withdrawal

The Thomas Recipe for opiate withdrawal utilizes a combination of over-the-counter supplements and medications with a benzodiazepine drug to reduce symptoms of withdrawal. This method is not approved or recommended by a doctor, nor are the results research-based or even safe. Without proper support, risk from cravings and relapse can be high. Should a person […]

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Zubsolv vs Suboxone: Which is Better for Treating Opiate Addiction?

RehabCenter.net Zubsolv vs Suboxone Which is Better for Treating Opiate Addiction

Zubsolv and Suboxone are forms of Buprenorphine/Naloxone, and are used in Medication-Assisted Therapy treatment of opiate addictions. Zubsolv has a greater bioavailability than Suboxone, and therefore patients need a smaller dose of Zubsolv to get the same effects that Suboxone will offer. Each drug can lead to a dangerous outcome when paired with other drugs […]

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TrumpCare: Does The Repealing of ObamaCare Change Addiction Treatment Insurance Coverage?

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Addiction affects millions of people in the United States, and treatment can be costly— especially without a health insurance plan that covers mental health as an essential treatment. The American Health Care Act would leave the majority of the policies from the Affordable Care Act in place; however, Medicaid would likely take a blow from […]

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Detoxing From Methadone

RehabCenter.net Detoxing From Methadone

Methadone is a medication used for treating addiction to opioids, especially heroin. Used under supervision in rehab centers, methadone can provide a safe and effective form of treatment for opioid abuse. The slow onset of the medication helps recovering individuals avoid developing another addiction. However, some may need to take methadone for years, and this […]

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List Of Barbiturates Prescribed In The United States

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Barbiturates are a class of drugs called central nervous system (CNS) depressants. When taken as prescribed, barbiturates help people sleep or with symptoms of anxiety. However, abuse of these medications can have fatal consequences. Because barbiturates are highly addictive, they present large risk of abuse and overdose. Knowing which barbiturates are prescribed in the United […]

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Emotional Effects Of Heroin Use

RehabCenter.net Emotional Effects of Heroin Use

Heroin use can cause close-knit relationships to fall apart, causing a person to feel alone, isolated, and depressed. Heroin abuse and addiction can create a strain between friends, family, and those suffering from the substance use disorder. Paranoia can kick in, driving those suffering further away from the connections they once had with family and […]

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The Epidemiology of Alcohol Abuse and Subsequent Conditions

The Epidemiology of Alcohol Abuse and Subsequent Conditions

A person’s first contact with alcohol usually happens at home, and not everyone starts off drinking heavily. Excessive use of alcohol or alcohol abuse, can lead to disorders such as alcohol use disorder and alcoholism. Once a person is addicted to alcohol and other drugs, they might have a hard time quitting by themselves. If […]

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Short-Term Effects Of Heroin

RehabCenter.net Short-term effects of heroin

Heroin, an illegal opioid drug, is one of the most potent and addictive drugs abused today. Even in the short term, due to the way this drug depresses your central nervous system, heroin has the capacity to create numerous physical and physiological changes, and may, in some cases, cause addiction, overdose, and death. Heroin abuse […]

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