Mid-Summer Gratitude

Mid-Summer Gratitude

Mid-Summer Gratitude Hello fellow #WSTC Alumni. Mid-Summer is upon us and it’s getting hot out there. While thinking about my topic for this month issue, I feel compelled to write about something that will help us all in our recovery and never...
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07/28 2015
Vicodin Addiction Treatment

Vicodin Addiction Treatment

Vicodin Addiction Treatment Vicodin is a semi-synthetic opioid narcotic used in the treatment of pain. It is a combination of acetaminophen and hydrocodone. Acetaminophen can cause damage to the liver which can become fatal and hydrocodone is highly addictive. Vicodin is a...
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07/28 2015
Top Ten Drugs That Work Differently In Men Then In Women

Top Ten Drugs That Work Differently In Men Then In Women

Top Ten Drugs That Work Differently In Men Then In Women Research shows that drugs can be gender specific and affect mental and biological responses differently. Men and women have different vulnerabilities to different drugs for a variety of reasons. This article...
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07/27 2015
Dilaudid Addiction

Dilaudid Addiction

Recovering from Dilaudid Addiction Dilaudid (hydromorphone) is a very potent opioid pain medication that is derived from morphine and classified as a Schedule II controlled substance. It is used in the treatment of moderate to severe pain caused by cancer, burns, injuries...
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07/24 2015
Fentanyl Addiction Recovery

Fentanyl Addiction Recovery

Fentanyl Addiction Recovery Fentanyl is a powerful, synthetic opioid prescription narcotic and is classified as a Schedule II controlled drug. It is used as an anesthetic before, during or after surgery and is sometimes combined with other drugs. Fentanyl is similar to...
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07/23 2015
Percocet Addiction

Percocet Addiction

Percocet Addiction Percocet is a powerful prescription pain medication that can prove fatal if it is abused. The drug is often prescribed for the treatment of muscle and oral pain, joint injury and other types of pain. Percocet is a combination of...
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07/22 2015
Top Ten Street Drugs

Top Ten Street Drugs

Top Ten Street Drugs Drug addiction is a major problem in the U.S. and many of the drugs used are sold on the street. The drug problem contributes to crime, the destruction of families, physical and mental disease and death. While there...
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07/21 2015
Young Peoples’ Alcoholics Anonymous

Young Peoples’ Alcoholics Anonymous

For most of my life I’ve been whom I thought people would like. Everything about me, from the color of my hair to the clothes I wore to the way I partied was done in the “socially acceptable” fashion. But last night...
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07/21 2015
Addiction is a Family Disease

Addiction is a Family Disease

It’s no secret that addiction is a family disease. It can be passed down from generation to generation. It doesn’t affect just the user – it affects everyone around them. Especially in our modern times, it seems like alcoholism and addiction run...
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07/20 2015
Missing Out on Life

Missing Out on Life

I used to think I wasn’t afraid of death. But yesterday I found out I am. I’m afraid to die. I’m afraid it will hurt, I’m afraid of what comes after it, and mostly I’m afraid of missing out on life –...
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07/17 2015