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What Are the Symptoms of Meth Withdrawal?

Methamphetamine, also known as meth, is a powerful and dangerous stimulant drug. People from all walks of life take meth every day for a range of reasons. For example, some may use meth to self-medicate for undiagnosed mood disorders or self-soothe unprocessed trauma and prolonged stress. Like other addictive substances, the safest way to stop…

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7 Signs of Opiate Withdrawal

Natural opiates are derived from the opium poppy and are used to stop pain and give people euphoric experiences. Unfortunately, the United States is facing an opiate crisis. Natural opiates like morphine and synthetic opioids like OxyContin contribute to overdoses and death every day. An opiate detox center is the safest way to detox and…

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How to Prepare for Inpatient Detox Treatment

Finding the right addiction recovery program isn’t always easy. It can be challenging to understand and weigh treatment options, costs, and the time you really need for recovery. Making the right choice for you and your loved ones is essential. When it comes to types of recovery programs, inpatient or residential addiction treatment provides the…

3 Signs You’re Addicted to Cocaine

Cocaine is a common stimulant often considered a party drug. Derived from the leaves of the South American cocoa plant, cocaine gives users feelings of intense happiness. Commonly found in a white powder, cocaine is smoked, snorted, or injected. Some people may use cocaine infrequently in social situations. Because of its euphoric effects, the drug…

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Issues Women Face in Early Addiction Recovery

Women across the country struggle with addiction every day. Many women battle drug and alcohol addiction that is the result of issues that only women understand. Some may use drugs or drink to mitigate social pressure, motherhood, or family life. Some women can abuse drugs or alcohol for an extended period while maintaining a relatively…

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Benefits of a Men’s Detox Center

Addiction affects people from all walks of life. Addiction affects both men and women every day across the country. While addiction is not gendered, many find greater treatment support from single-gender detox centers. Both men and women find themselves at greater ease when detoxing with their own gender. For many men, a men’s-only addiction treatment…

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Characteristics of a Successful Cocaine Detox Center

Cocaine is a powerful stimulant that has the capacity to inflict physical and psychological harm on users. It elicits a temporary euphoric, energizing, and exhilarating feeling, leading to repeated use and eventual addiction. Frequent use causes high blood pressure, anxiety, panic attacks, paranoia, aggressive behavior, hallucinations, weight loss, depression, and other adverse effects. Cocaine addiction…