Opiate Rehabilitation

Opiates are dangerous, habit-forming drugs that are used clinically to relieve pain and recreationally to get high. Derived from the poppy plant, they are sometimes called narcotics or opioids, and they include drugs such as heroin, morphine, and codeine; synthetic opiates include commonly abused drugs such as OxyContin and Vicodin. Other opiates include hydrocodone, oxycodone,…

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Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription Drug Rehab When it comes to dealing with our everyday stresses, many of us will turn to various outlets as a means to relieve us of the pressures from our personal and work lives. Most turn to their hobbies, families and other methods of relaxation to ease this stress, but for some, prescription drugs…

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Codeine Addiction and Rehabilitation

Codeine is the most widely used, naturally occurring narcotic in medical treatment in the world. It is an addictive alkaloid found in opium in concentrations ranging from 0.7 to 2.5 percent. Most codeine used in the United States is produced from morphine, and is the starting material for not only codeine, but also dihydrocodeine and…

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Treatment for Methamphetamine Addiction

Methamphetamine is a highly addictive synthetic drug containing a potent central nervous system stimulant. Methamphetamine can be swallowed in pill form, sniffed as a powder, injected intravenously or intra-muscularly, or smoked. Although unassisted withdrawal is possible, the physical and emotional withdrawal effects are severe. As a result, those who get professional treatment for meth addiction…

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