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Ketamine Addiction: 9 Fast Facts

Ketamine Addiction Is Serious and Can Result in Real Harm to a Person's Life. Learn More....   Ketamine, a substance that's used as an anesthetic due to its dissociative properties, can also be used recreationally. Although it's often seen as a harmless drug with minimal abuse potential, it is... Read More

Are You Living with a Functioning Alcoholic?

Living with a Functioning Alcoholic...   Do you hide your excessive drinking? Are you able to maintain your lifestyle? Just because you are able to "keep it together" does not mean it is okay to drink the way that you do. This is what is known as a functioning alcoholic. If you are ready to en... Read More

6 Fast Facts about Cough Syrup Addiction

Cough syrup addiction isn't a joke, get the help you need if you're suffering...   Despite its over-counter-availability, cough syrup is anything but harmless. Here's what you need to know about cough syrup addiction. When most people think of drug addiction, they think of dependence "street" ... Read More

5 Facts about Withdrawal from Hydrocodone

Learn these 5 facts about withdrawal from Hydrocodone...   Hydrocodone is a semi-synthetic opioid painkiller medication usually prescribed to treat short-term pain. Tolerance and physical dependency on the drug can form relatively quickly. A person who has become dependent may experience sympt... Read More

Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Why It's Important to Seek Help for Dual Diagnosis Treatment...   Addiction is already a serious disease, so consider how complex the issue becomes when another behavioral or mood disorder is present in the same individual. Fortunately, this condition, known as dual-diagnosis, is a well-known ... Read More

Durham Heroin Addiction Recovery

If you are suffering and need help, know that you can turn to Durham Heroin Addiction Recovery Programs...   If you or someone you love is being tormented with the effects of substance abuse or addiction and are desperate to seek help, there is hope just a phone call away. There are a number ... Read More

What is the Correlation between Shopping Addiction and Bipolar Disorder?

A Brief Look at Shopping Addiction and Bipolar Disorder...   What is Bipolar Disorder? Bipolar disorder, formerly known as manic depression, is a mental disorder marked by alternating periods of elation (or elevated mood) and depression. Bipolar disorder causes extreme mood swings that includ... Read More

Durham Klonopin Addiction Treatment

Klonopin is the brand name of a medication called clonazepam, used to treat a variety of seizure and panic disorders. Although the drug has been found to be of help in controlling the symptoms of these disorders, long-term use can lead to addiction. Klonopin is also being diverted from its intended ... Read More

Durham Synthetic Marijuana Rehab

Durham synthetic marijuana rehab centers are dedicated to treating individuals who have a dependence on synthetic marijuana. Synthetic marijuana is sold in packets under the names Spice, K2, Black Mamba, Fake Weed and herbal smoke blend. At first most people assumed it was nothing more than a harmle... Read More

Alcohol Abuse in Durham Not Cured by E-Interventions

Durham alcohol abuse has been high, and electronic interventions have been used to try and reduce this problem. Professors at Duke University reviewed 28 previous studies to see if electronic interventions turned out to be effective. Examples of these were CD-ROM, desktop computers, and mobile appli... Read More

Alcohol Rehabilitation

The effects of alcoholism varies from individual to individual. The stress of work responsibilities, family and intimate relationships can mentally and physically drain you and contribute to different patterns of alcohol abuse. For example, an alcoholic who holds a job and maintains family responsib... Read More

Alcohol Withdrawal and the Risk of Relapse

Alcohol withdrawal symptoms can difficult to overcome alone. These symptoms include but are not limited to hallucinations, alcohol withdrawal seizures, vomiting, and disorientation. It is not unusual for those experiencing alcohol withdrawal to relapse because they are afraid to go through the withd... Read More

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