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Do Drug Implants Like Naltrexone Really Work?

2020-12-01T00:10:03+00:00

Drug and alcohol addiction has been around for centuries and it has increasingly become a major issue in the United States. At first, people who suffered from substance abuse problems were considered degenerates and were often blamed for not having enough self-control to get sober and stop abusing drugs or alcohol. Today, thanks to […]

Do Drug Implants Like Naltrexone Really Work?2020-12-01T00:10:03+00:00

What is the Difference Between Norco, Heroin, and Fentanyl?

2021-01-22T21:22:02+00:00

Opioids are a class of drugs that are naturally found in the opium poppy plant and target the opioid receptors in the brain to produce effects very similar to morphine. Manu opioid medications work by blocking pain signals to the brain. Even though there are many different opioids, Norcos, heroin, and fentanyl are some of the most popular substances that are commonly abused by people who suffer from an addiction or substance abuse problem. With so many different opioid drugs on the market, it is easy to be confused about the differences between them, so here is a brief explanation of Norcos, heroin, and fentanyl.

What is the Difference Between Norco, Heroin, and Fentanyl?2021-01-22T21:22:02+00:00

What Drugs Cause Scabs or Lesions on the Skin?

2021-01-22T21:22:46+00:00

Are you concerned that a loved one may be abusing drugs because you have seen what appear to be lesions or scabs on the skin? These types of skin sores just never really seem to go away, or sometimes they even seem to get worse. Unfortunately, with drug and alcohol abuse, scabs and lesions on […]

What Drugs Cause Scabs or Lesions on the Skin?2021-01-22T21:22:46+00:00

Can I Get COVID-19 From Drug Use?

2020-10-20T01:29:00+00:00

 

The coronavirus, also commonly known as COVID-19, has rapidly swept across the globe, ultimately causing worldwide economic shut downs in the hopes of flattening the curve to potentially save millions of lives that are at risk of death from this dangerous virus. The problem with COVID-19 is that the virus can last on surfaces for […]

Can I Get COVID-19 From Drug Use?2020-10-20T01:29:00+00:00

How Do Drug Cartels Affect Drug Flow Into The US?

2020-08-20T20:54:19+00:00

Mexican transnational organized crime groups, often referred to as cartels, have spent several decades establishing intricate, complex routes and connections to smuggle illegal drugs across the United States and Mexico border. Border Patrol, and other governing agencies such as the DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) and FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation), have been waging […]

How Do Drug Cartels Affect Drug Flow Into The US?2020-08-20T20:54:19+00:00

What Drugs Produce the Worst Withdrawal Symptoms?

2021-02-26T20:12:22+00:00

An addiction treatment center with a medical detox program will allow the user to safely manage and alleviate the heavy detox symptoms that may be experienced when first quitting drugs or alcohol. Many who have tried quitting “cold turkey” on their own have had little to no success as they are improperly managing their symptoms. The purpose of a medical detox is to get the person safely through the acute withdrawal stage, where most of the physical symptoms occur. Maintaining sobriety long term in the post-acute withdrawal stage will require ongoing effort as the psychological symptoms, like depression and learning how to cope without the use of drugs or alcohol, begin to surface.

What Drugs Produce the Worst Withdrawal Symptoms?2021-02-26T20:12:22+00:00

Drug Trafficking in Texas: Being Aware of How to Get Help

2021-02-02T19:00:01+00:00

Due to its close proximity with Mexico, the state of Texas is the most heavily affected region. These Mexican drug cartels smuggle their drugs across the border and begin distributing them throughout the state. Interestingly enough though, marijuana is the drug with the highest conviction rate in Texas, due to the influx of Mexican weed that is coming across the border. Texas is also has the fourth highest rate per capita for drug trafficking sentences with an average sentence lasting around 77 months (about 6 ½ years).

Drug Trafficking in Texas: Being Aware of How to Get Help2021-02-02T19:00:01+00:00
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