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The Consequences of Drug Abuse Are Countless

The consequences of drug abuse are events that may occur through out an individual’s addiction. They can affect the body, the mind and the spirit, ranging from small to large to the ultimate consequence- death. Drug abuse can take someone to places no one thought they would go and cause them to do things they...
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Opiate Withdrawal Timeline

Opiates are a class of drugs that include prescription painkillers, such as hydrocodone, morphine, and oxycodone, but also the street drug heroin. The two different substances may seem worlds apart, but in actuality, they are very much the same. Often times, opioid pain medications are prescribed post-surgery or for a chronic pain condition. Some people...
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Life After Rehab

My experience confirms that addiction rehab can be a valuable and resourceful stop on the recovery journey, but it is only part of it. Just like asthma or diabetes, addiction is a chronic disease. There is no cure for addiction. Recovery is ongoing and will have to be pursued for a lifetime. There are things...
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Prescription Drug Abuse

How do I know if my loved one is suffering from prescription drug abuse? There are warning some signs of prescription drug abuse. If you think that someone you love may have a problem with prescription drug abuse, look for some of the following indications: Opioids: Increased anxiety, panic attacks, psychosis, depression, irritability, lowered motivation,...
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