How To Become an Addiction Counselor

How To Become an Addiction Counselor

How To Give Back By Helping Others With Substance Abuse Disorders Drug and alcohol addiction are serious chronic health disorders that affect millions of people every year. As addiction treatment centers attract more clients who need help with substance abuse disorders, there...
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04/12 2021
List of Commonly Abused Opiates

List of Commonly Abused Opiates

The Top Abused Opiate and Narcotic Drugs When most people think about opiate abuse, they automatically think of the illicit street drug heroin. Yet, many people right across the country have become addicted to opiate prescription painkiller medications. If they’re used precisely...
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04/02 2021
Speedballing: The Risks of Combining Heroin and Cocaine

Speedballing: The Risks of Combining Heroin and Cocaine

The Dangerous Combination of Heroin and Cocaine Cocaine and heroin are already two of the most dangerous drugs on the street, but their toxicity rises to even greater levels when the two are combined. The combination of heroin and cocaine, something addicts...
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04/01 2021
How to Ask for Help for Addiction

How to Ask for Help for Addiction

Steps to Help You Reach Out for Help With Addiction For those struggling with drug addiction and other forms of a substance use disorder, help can seem far off and elusive. Just admitting you need help is often a significant impediment, as...
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03/31 2021
How Long Does Heroin Stay in Your Urine?

How Long Does Heroin Stay in Your Urine?

Drug Testing for Heroin in Urine When it comes to drug abuse and addiction, few substances are as harmful and dangerous as heroin. Whether it is used as a substitute for prescription pain medications or on its own, heroin is one of...
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03/23 2021
How Long Does it Take to Detox from Hydrocodone?

How Long Does it Take to Detox from Hydrocodone?

Hydrocodone Detox and Withdrawal Timeline Some commonly abused drugs have no legitimate medical usage, while others are useful in medical, clinical, and hospital settings. Hydrocodone clearly belongs in the latter category, and it is routinely used to treat chronic pain and several...
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03/22 2021
What Causes Addiction?

What Causes Addiction?

Root Causes of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Whether you are dealing with a widely recognized illness like cancer or heart disease or a less easily understood sickness like drug addiction or alcoholism, getting to the root cause is a vital first step...
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03/19 2021