Tag Archives: Drug Abuse

Can You Cure Yourself of a Drug Addiction

Walking on the beach Self help is defined as the act of helping or improving without relying on the assistance of others [6]. This can mean joining a fellowship of others who struggle with similar issues, who support and rely on each other for recovery. This includes a 12-step program such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), Narcotics Anonymous (NA), Cocaine [...]
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Buprenorphine: Use of the Drug, Signs and Symptoms of Abuse

Man struggling from severe back pain Dr. SooMi Lee-Samuel, MD, MA, Medical Director at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center Today, the United States is in the grip of one of the worst drug epidemics ever experienced in our country. The drug in question is Oxycontin; the addicted population is…everyone. Because Oxycontin is a legitimate, legal pharmaceutical drug, it is therefore prescribed [...]
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Signs that Your Loved One May Be Involved with Using or Dealing Drugs

Man being arrested for dealing drugs. Contributor: Libby Lyons, MSW, LCSW, CEDS writer for Addiction Hope and Eating Disorder Hope. When you are concerned that your loved one is dealing drugs, you must first realize that whether you deal or are addicted to drugs, both are using drugs. An addiction is a complex disorder characterized by compulsive drug and/or alcohol use. [...]
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