What’s a Sober House?

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You may have heard the term “sober house,” but if you’re like me, you might not know exactly what that means. Is it just a random place where sober people live? When do sober people go there and how does it work? I had these questions and more. I will be telling you exactly what a sober house is, how … Read More

Prescription Drug Abuse And Teenagers: What You Need To Know

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Prescription drug abuse among teenagers is a growing problem in the United States. After marijuana and alcohol, prescription drugs are the most commonly abused substances by Americans over the age of 14 years old. More than five million high school students have abused prescription medications at some point, and these numbers are continuing to grow. Shockingly, 27% of teenagers mistakenly … Read More

The Difference Between Crack And Cocaine

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Cocaine is a highly addictive drug. In its pure form, it is a fine white powder, and is one of the top five commonly abused drugs in the United States. In its “free-base form,” known as crack cocaine, it takes a rock-like shape that can be smoked for a more intense high. Although crack use is often more stigmatized in the media, the … Read More

Everything You Need To Know About Percocet

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Abuse of prescription medications is a growing problem in the United States, and according to the 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, approximately 6.5 million Americans reported taking prescription medication for non-medical uses. Among these abused prescriptions medications is Percocet, a common painkiller. It’s important to understand the full effects of Percocet, beginning with what the medication consists of. … Read More

Methadone And Suboxone: Which Is Better For Opioid Addiction?

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Opioid addiction is a serious epidemic that affects the heath, social, and economic welfare of people all around the world. On an average day in the United States, more than 650,000 opioid prescriptions are dispensed, and 3,900 people begin the nonmedical use of prescription opioids. While recovery from opiate addiction is possible, many people are scared to take the next … Read More