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…

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Detox Centers Available in Atlanta

Drug and alcohol addiction is taking a tremendous toll on the health of many people today. Although many realize this and try to quit it, they relapse almost as soon as they try. Not only is addiction affecting physical health,  but other issues such as depression, suicidal thoughts, suicide attempts, personality disorders, and loss of…

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Kicking Your Prescription Drug Dependence

Hundreds of millions of prescription medications are dispensed across the United States every year. The types of prescriptions range from prescription-strength vitamins to medications that treat a wide variety of medical conditions. These drugs often offer relief of symptoms such as pain relief. Although physicians write prescriptions to treat their patients for medical conditions, some…

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How to Safely Detox from Heroin

Heroin addiction leads to many incidents of overdose, along with thousands of deaths every year in the United States. Simply put, heroin is a powerful drug with high addiction rates. There is a way to avoid the dangerous effects of heroin withdrawal. If you are struggling with heroin addiction, get the help you need at…

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Oxycodone vs. Heroin: Which Is Worse?

Oxycodone Vs. Heroin When it comes to Oxycodone and heroin, many people question which is one worse. The assumption is that heroin is worse. Doctors prescribe oxycodone, and heroin is bought on the street. However, are they really that different? No matter the opiate, at Atlanta Detox Center, our opioid addiction treatment program can help…