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How To Support Your Loved One In Rehab

When your loved one goes to rehab, it is normal to have mixed emotions. Maybe you feel relief that they are getting help, fear that treatment won’t work, or pain caused by months or years of struggling with addiction. You may be accustomed to taking care of them, and suddenly, you don’t have to anymore. […]

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Paying For Drug Rehab Using GoFundMe And Other Crowdsourcing Sites

Crowdsourcing sites offer a platform for individuals who cannot afford addiction treatment to ask compassionate people around the world for financial help. Addiction treatment can be expensive, especially when it comes to luxury facilities or extended treatment programs. The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) notes that three months or more is ideal for addiction […]

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RehabCenter.net International Overdose Awareness Day August 31st

International Overdose Awareness Day—August 31

Thousands of people die every year from some form of drug overdose. In the U.S. alone, approximately 64,000 lives were lost to overdose in the year 2016, as reported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Because the U.S. government does not track overdose rates for every drug, this number could be even higher. Due […]

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Choosing The Right Substance Abuse Counselor

A substance abuse counselor is your companion through the difficult process of healing from addiction. They work closely with you to develop a treatment plan, monitor your progress, and set recovery goals. It is vital to form a positive relationship with this person. It can be a challenge to choose the right counselor when you […]

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Acetaminophen Overdose From Opioid Abuse

Opioid abuse is a widespread problem in the United States that has only grown worse in the last several years. News articles and research abounds on the negative effects of opioid drugs and the risks of dependence and addiction. But there is a lesser-known threat that comes with abuse of some prescription opioid painkillers — […]

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How Do I Get My Addicted Spouse Into Treatment?

When a spouse experiences addiction, it can take a toll on their significant other. Wanting to help an addicted spouse is a rational response, but going about it in the wrong way may end up doing more harm than good. Once it is decided that an addicted loved one has a substance abuse problem, formal […]

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Vicodin vs Percocet Abuse And Addiction – What Is The Difference?

Vicodin and Percocet are potent, semi-synthetic opioid medications, typically used to treat moderate to severe pain. Vicodin is made of a combination of hydrocodone and acetaminophen, and Percocet consists of a combination of oxycodone and acetaminophen. Opioids such as Vicodin and Percocet have become some of the most abused substances in the United States. In […]

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The Dangers Of Mixing Alcohol And Zoloft

When abusive amounts of alcohol and Zoloft (sertraline) are combined, it can result in potentially dangerous reactions. Drinking alcohol while taking antidepressants, such as Zoloft, is typically not recommended because both substances can make an individual feel drowsy, less alert, and uncoordinated. Studies on the mixture of alcohol and Zoloft in healthy subjects (people without […]

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The Effects Of Xanax (Alprazolam) On The Brain

We live in an age overrun by anxiety and fear. It’s estimated over 50 million people have a prescription for Xanax, making it the third-most prescribed medication in the United States. But, what are the effects of Xanax on the brain? Xanax, which is the brand name for the drug alprazolam, belongs to a class […]

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Understanding Drug Classifications In the US

It’s important to understand drug classifications in the U.S. to better comprehend misuse of substances, the risks associated with each drug, and how to avoid these risks by heeding the warnings that come with each drug’s legal schedule and the side effects associated with its chemical classification. The U.S. government classifies drugs according to their […]

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