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The Link Between Body Image and Substance Abuse

January 13, 2023
If you struggle with body image, then you know the emotional roller coaster surrounding it. Adding substance abuse to that can make it all the more complicated. What is the link between body image and substance abuse? This is a question …

How to Beat Intrusive Thoughts

January 6, 2023
At one point or another, everyone has experienced some sort of intrusive thoughts. Oftentimes people ponder techniques on how to beat intrusive thoughts. Avoid the thoughts, think about something else, and hope for the best seems to be t…

How to Spot Behaviors That can Lead to Relapse

December 16, 2022
Behaviors that lead to relapse can be difficult to spot. Some are more internal than external. How do you know when someone you love is on the road to relapse? Or even yourself? Maintaining recovery from addiction can be a struggle for a…

What Does Fentanyl Withdrawal Feel Like?

December 9, 2022
When experiencing withdrawal from any substance, it goes without saying that it can be an extremely uncomfortable experience. Fentanyl withdrawal is no different. What is fentanyl withdrawal like? Well, this question can be answered by u…

How Long Does Outpatient Rehab Last?

December 2, 2022
When inpatient treatment ends, moving on to outpatient is a positive step toward a successful recovery from drugs and alcohol. How long does outpatient rehab last? Well, that varies case by case. However, the longer a person can receive …

Why Is Fentanyl So Dangerous? – Signs of Fentanyl Overdose

July 4, 2022
What is Fentanyl? Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid that is similar to morphine but much more powerful. This is why fentanyl is so dangerous. It was originally developed as a painkiller for people undergoing surgery. It is currentl…

Is Cyclobenzaprine Addictive?

June 28, 2022
Cyclobenzaprine is a skeletal muscle relaxant commonly prescribed for musculoskeletal problems among other uses. The drug is widely known by the brand name Flexeril, which contains the active ingredient. Cyclobenzaprine is not a controll…

Signs of Oxycodone Addiction

June 23, 2022
Oxycodone is a prescription medication used for pain relief. A branded version, OxyContin, was aggressively marketed by Purdue Pharma from 1996 with sales growing from $48m in 1996 to $1.1b in 2000. This has led to high availability and …

Meth Addiction Symptoms

June 14, 2022
Meth is a strong and highly addictive drug that deeply affects both a user’s brain and body. It produces intense and euphoric feelings that many people chase after their first initial dose. This is what leads to addiction. Knowing …

Vyvanse Abuse and Addiction

June 9, 2022
Alongside drugs like Adderall and Ritalin, Vyvanse is one of the prescription drugs used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It helps ease ADHD symptoms by improving focus and concentration, but as with m…

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