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What Is Flakka?

Things may feel out of control if your loved one struggles with drug abuse. Addiction is a disease, and when someone you care about is in its grips, it can impact all areas of life. Drug addiction wreaks havoc on school responsibilities, work performance, relationships, and physical health. Sadly, the range of dangerous products on …

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Can Scopolamine Be Abused?

Scopolamine is often referred to as “Devil’s Breath” due to its powerful side effects. While it is sometimes prescribed for motion sickness and other medical conditions, scopolamine can also be abused. Call 717.969.9126 to speak with someone from Recovery Ranch PA’s team of caring and compassionate professionals about scopolamine abuse and addiction and our drug …

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How Many Non-Fatal Overdoses Are in York County, PA?

Do you know how many non-fatal overdoses in York County, Pennsylvania, are due to people struggling with alcohol or drug abuse or addiction not seeking professional help? In this area of the U.S., non-fatal overdoses continue to happen. This alarming trend has led to a rise in addiction and overdose numbers that are far too …

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What Is a Non-Fatal Overdose?

A non-fatal overdose occurs when someone takes too much of a drug or medication, leading to dangerous and potentially life-threatening side effects. While it’s possible to survive an overdose, the experience can have long-term physical and psychological consequences. In many cases, non-fatal overdoses can be avoided when people struggling with addiction seek professional help to …

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What Is Dope Sick?

You may have heard of the term before, but what is “dope sick,” exactly? “Dope sick” is the phrase used to describe the intense physical and psychological symptoms that a person experiences when they struggle with opioid addiction and then suddenly stop using the drug. Call [DIrect] to speak with someone from Recovery Ranch PA’s …

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The Real Dangers of Substance Abuse

We knew well before the information age about the dangers of substance abuse. It isn’t a new concern but it is one that we have learned more about over the years. It is also a concern that has grown considerably more dangerous as more drugs now flood the market, the streets, and the country than …

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A Drug and Alcohol Detox Center is the Key to Recovery

Fear of the painful, uncomfortable, and sometimes risky symptoms of withdrawal can keep some people from seeking treatment for drug and alcohol use disorders. While it’s possible to stop using drugs and alcohol without a drug and alcohol treatment center, the DIY method can make withdrawal riskier and more complicated than it is with help. A …

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Knowing The Differences Between Oxycodone Vs Hydrocodone

There are numerous medications given by doctors to manage pain. Often, prescription opioids are given to individuals after surgery, which frequently includes dental procedures. But what is the difference between oxycodone vs. hydrocodone? Is one more potent than the other? Can they become addictive? Read below to learn the differences between oxycodone vs. hydrocodone and …

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It Matters: Marijuana and Education

Marijuana and EducationEducation is more important for today’s students than ever before. With college degrees becoming ubiquitous, both high school and college students are under intense pressure to succeed. Marijuana and education are both present in many student’s lives, but the two don’t mix well. When it comes to marijuana and education, the student’s present …

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Coping With Opioid Withdrawal

Coping with Opioid WithdrawalOpioid addiction rates have continued to increase over the past decade, as fatal overdoses have spiked and resulted in overdoses becoming the most common cause of death among Americans under the age of 50. Opioids can cause physical dependency, which can make coping with opioid withdrawal very difficult without treatment.Opioid use, and …

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