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What Drugs Are Classified as Opioids?

There are a lot of substances to which someone may be addicted. One of the most common examples includes opioids. Unfortunately, opioid addiction stemming from abuse or inadvertent misuse of prescription opioid drugs continues to be a major issue in society today. Opioids are supposed to be used to help people control short-term, acute, and…

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How to Spot a Painkiller Addiction Early

If you are concerned that yourself or a loved one has a painkiller addiction, getting treatment early is important. Addiction can occur when someone begins using illicit opioids or starts with a prescription from a doctor. We’ll look at spotting addiction early in both instances. What Is Painkiller Addiction? Painkillers are typically prescription opioid medications. These…

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Different Types of Addiction Treatment Therapies

Substance addiction is a complex brain disorder that can affect anyone; it knows no age, gender, race, or social class. It involves a person’s physical health, emotional state, mental health, and abilities to socialize, which affects every area of their life. There are multiple types of therapies geared at ensuring recovery for people struggling with…

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5 Tips on Improving Your Environment for Recovery

Your immediate environment has a direct impact on you. So profound is the effect that it can shape a person’s personality. It, therefore, follows that a person who is in recovery should be mindful of their environment. Your recovery environment should complement the healing process. However, the external environment is complex. Many variables interact at…