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What are the physical and psychological effects of drug detox

There are many types of drug detox in New Jersey, and each treatment facility has its own methods of helping to detoxify patients who are addicted to drugs, or who are abusing alcohol or prescription pills. But as much as you hear the word ‘detox,’ have you stopped to think about what the word really […]

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How Drugged Driving Is a Hidden Type of Substance Abuse

One of the hidden dangers of drug abuse is drugged driving, which is defined as people who get behind the wheel after using illicit drugs such as heroin, cocaine, and marijuana. And in big states like New Jersey that have struggled with opiate addiction, this can develop into a big problem. Treatment centers must focus […]

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The Startling Reasons Why Teen Drug Use In Summer Is So High

Parents of teens who are struggling with drug or alcohol abuse often ask themselves if there were any signs that they missed, or what they could have done to prevent their children from using their first drug. The truth is, however, it’s nearly impossible to predict when a teenager will use drugs because there are […]

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Could Opioid Replacement Therapy Save Addicts?

As the opioid crisis continues to affect big cities in the U.S., healthcare experts are scrambling to find solutions to the increasing number of overdoses that are killing addicts. Some of these solutions include the controversial idea of opening safe injection sites across the country where healthcare workers provide clean needles for addicts to use […]

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The In’s and Out’s of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Drug and Alcohol Abuse

It may take years for some people who struggle with drug and alcohol abuse to get help because the process of accepting that they have a problem and then doing something about it is often a long one. And there are several options that an addict can choose, and each treatment plan is tailored to […]

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How Drug Abuse Intervention Could Save a Life

One of the most difficult realizations for drug addicts to make is that they have a real problem with drugs that has infected every aspect of their life. And for drug addicts who do make this realization, it may not happen in a natural way that is often depicted in movies in which addicts have […]

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Surprising Data On Millennials – How It Relates To Drug Treatment

Millennials get a bad rap, mostly because people in other age groups think they are spoiled and entitled. While those labels continue to be applied to Millennials, the truth is that research has found that Millennials are different from other groups in some beneficial ways. For example, Millennials tend to view success not by the […]

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The Truth About Alcohol: Is It Really A Drug?

Alcohol has been forgotten. And while that may sound odd, when you view alcohol in the context of all the attention given to the drug problem in the U.S., you see that alcohol is rarely mentioned, despite the fact that millions of Americans struggle with alcohol abuse. Some facts may highlight why excessive alcohol consumption […]

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20 Questions about Drug and Alcohol Detox Treatment

Is it dangerous to stop drinking alcohol “cold turkey”? Yes. It can be very dangerous to stop drinking alcohol suddenly, especially if you have been a daily drinker for a period of time. Stopping “cold turkey” can cause serious withdrawal symptoms such as delirium tremens, seizures, coma, and even death. That is why it is […]

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What To Know About Drug Addiction Costs In the U.S.

The physical, psychological and emotional toll of drug addiction has been widely discussed and written about, but the economic costs of America’s problem with drugs is much less talked-about, because it’s less tangible. But it’s impossible to understand the impact of drug abuse in this country without taking a look at the economic drug addiction […]

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