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fentanyl vs heroin

Fentanyl Vs Heroin: All You Need to Know

Fentanyl Vs Heroin: All You Need to Know Dependency on heroin and fentanyl has become like a deadly epidemic. The use of both of these opioids is widespread all across the globe, which has made them a serious health concern. But the difference between Fentanyl vs Heroin is life threatening and the reason behind so

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How to Help Your Addicted Child

For many years now, we have acknowledged drug and alcohol addiction to be real problems among adults. However, things have changed over the years. It seems that nowadays, it is not uncommon to see teenagers and young adults falling in the hands of addiction as well. This article aims to show you how to help your addicted child and loved ones.

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Suboxone Treatment Plan

Before you move forward with a Suboxone treatment plan, you first need to understand the benefits of Suboxone and its uses for treating Opioid addiction.

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What Are Benzodiazepines?

Benzodiazepines “Benzos” are a class of drugs known as sedative-hypnotics. Benzodiazepines can become habit-forming if used incorrectly leading to benzo addiction.

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Benzodiazepine Addiction: Signs and Symptoms

Benzodiazepine Addiction: Signs and Symptoms Used to treat a variety of common health issues, Benzodiazepines, otherwise known as “Benzos”  have proven to be one of the most commonly used drugs of today. Their high success rate, however, comes with a high price to be paid, if their use is to be abused. In the following,

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lapse vs relapse

The Difference between Lapse Vs Relapse

Understanding The Root Cause of Addiction We view addiction as a chronic disease that has complicated roots and necessitates a dynamic approach in order for treatment to be effective. Addiction is not a disease of personal weakness or short-comings. We live in a society that is continually becoming more dehumanized and detached from personal connections

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Buprenorphine uses

WHAT IS BUPRENORPHINE USED FOR?

What Is Buprenorphine Used For? In 2015, there have been more than 20.5 million Americans, age 12 and older, who have been diagnosed with opioid addiction. Luckily, for those who have come forward with their addiction problem, there are many treatment plans to choose from such a medication-assisted treatment. Most of those treatment plans, however,

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What is harm reduction?

What is Harm Reduction? There is no universal definition for harm reduction. It is best to think about harm reduction as a set of principles and practices that focus on improving public health and decreasing mortality with evidence based methods. Harm reduction can be a theory, describe a public policy, or manifest itself as a

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How to Quit Heroin

How to Quit Heroin Heroin addiction is a widely prevalent problem with potentially life-threatening consequences. The number of heroin users is on the rise. For instance, in 2016, about 948,000 Americans reported they used heroin in the past year. A staggering number! Most of us know someone who is using heroin, and the fact is

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