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Understanding the Risks of Xanax Abuse

By |November 6th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

What is Xanax? Xanax, the brand name for the commonly prescribed drug alprazolam, is most frequently used for the treatment of severe anxiety disorders. This medication acts quickly and has a short half-life, meaning ...

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Important Opioid and Opiates Information – Heroin Facts and Statistics

By |March 4th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Heroin is an extremely potent opioid narcotic, one that is illegal in all 50 states and has been labeled a Schedule I drug by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration. Over the course of ...

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Professional Sports Sober Athlete Highlight – Basketball Star Celebrity Chris Herren

By |February 11th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Former all-American basketball player and Boston Celtic Chris Herren fell into a dark world of opiate abuse while playing professional ball and managed to come out the other side unscathed. In fact, he recently ...

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The Alcoholism Test – How to Test Yourself or a Loved One for Alcoholism

By |December 17th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

8 Signs that You or a Loved One is an Alcoholic Everybody drinks, right? For young adults, drinking to excess seems almost like a rite of passage. You’re expected to get ...

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The Dangers of Detoxing Alone

By |May 24th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

More than 23 million Americans face addiction – making this one of the most devastating health crises in the country’s modern history. Despite the prevalence of substance abuse and addiction, just 10% of people ...

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