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  • Amphetamine Addiction

    Amphetamines are prescription medications or illegal substances that are also known as stimulants, as they speed up your metabolism and increase your alertness. When legally prescribed, they are typically used to treat attention-deficit ...

    ... It can be referred to as dexies, kiddie-speed, pep pills, uppers, or black beauty when it is combined ... suffer from co-occurring amphetamine and opiate addiction or amphetamine and alcohol addiction, which can increase ... continue reading
  • Adderall Withdrawal

    Adderall, a branded formulation of amphetamine and dextroamphetamine , is a stimulant that doctors prescribe for the management of: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Narcolepsy. As a prescription stimulant, Adderall can be used to ...

    ... including “beans,” 'black beauties,” “dexies,” “pep pills,” “speed,” and “uppers” 1 . This drug is abused ... Withdrawal Dangerous? Withdrawal from certain drugs like alcohol or benzodiazepines can pose a dangerous, or ... continue reading
  • History and Statistics of “Study Drugs”

    What are “Study Drugs?” The colloquial term “study drugs” typically refers to prescription stimulant medications (such as Ritalin and Concerta) that are used to enhance aspects of a user's mental functioning, such as: Memory. Concentration. ...

    ... on asthma, its stimulant properties made it popular for many other uses including depression, weight loss, and as energizing “pep pills” for soldiers in World War II. Today, amphetamine is used as a treatment for ADHD ... continue reading
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  • Snorting Ritalin

    Ritalin is sold as both an immediate-release and extended-release medication 2 . Extended-release Ritalin is designed to gradually release methylphenidate into the bloodstream throughout the day, rather than all at once. Ritalin is classified as a ...

    ... specifically to get high. Misusing Ritalin, such as by crushing and snorting it, is dangerous because at high doses it can ... management is to reinforce abstinence from drugs and alcohol by providing prizes or vouchers. The ... continue reading
  • How to Help an Adderall Addict

    Help for Adderall Addicts Adderall is the brand name for a drug that contains two active ingredients: amphetamine and dextroamphetamine . These ingredients work to stimulate and speed up the body. Doctors use this drug in the treatment of ...

    ... as it reduces the perceived effects of alcohol. This leads to increased intake of alcohol, which can result in alcohol poisoning . The combination of Adderall and alcohol can dehydrate the user as well. Am I Addicted ... continue reading
  • Why Are Amphetamines So Addictive?

    Amphetamines are a class of synthetic drugs that similarly stimulate the central nervous system (CNS). They are prescribed for legitimate use in the management of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), narcolepsy and, rarely, in cases of ...

    ... , not only with preventing amphetamine relapse but also with avoiding a problem with other drugs and/or alcohol (polysubstance abuse or cross addiction). When the user leaves an addiction treatment facility, it is ... continue reading
  • The Effects of Dextroamphetamine Use

    Dextroamphetamine is a prescription stimulant used in the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. Dextroamphetamine is commonly found under the brand names Dexedrine and ProCentra and a more recently approved ...

    ... use of this substance can lead to mood changes and depression. Chronic misuse can also give rise to ... Answers? today to discover the types of treatment available and find a program that will provide you the guidance you ... continue reading
  • Vyvanse Overdose

    Vyvanse is a medication prescribed to manage ADHD and the compulsive behaviors associated with binge eating disorders 1 . However, as with any medication, taking too much Vyvanse can have serious side effects. Furthermore, people have become ...

    ... , never doubling up on doses or taking more than the prescribed dose. Alcohol and street drugs are dangerous when mixed with Vyvanse and significantly increase the risk of an overdose. Also, a person should only ... continue reading
  • Steroid Abuse

    Overview of Steroid Abuse Steroids are lifesavers in many situations. For example, corticosteroids open up the lungs to allow for increased breathing during asthma attacks. However, there are steroids that can be incredibly damaging to one's health ...

    ... lean muscle gain within a 10-week period. You might notice that your loved one is working out a lot more and receiving random packages in the mail. If the pills are in a bottle, you might hear them rattling around. If ... continue reading
  • CVS Digs Deep into the Trend of Stimulant Abuse

    Although drugs like heroin and cocaine tend to grab flashier and more dramatic headlines in the media, arguably the biggest substance issue among young adults and college students is prescription medication. In fact, prescription stimulants are ...

    ... heard the stories…you know, the ones that say using these drugs can help students study round-the-clock and soak up exorbitant amounts of knowledge. What those rumors don't reveal, however, is the fact that prescription ... continue reading
  • Steroid Overdose

    In general, there are two kinds of steroid drugs: Corticosteroids, which are used for medical issues. Anabolic steroids , which may also have indications for medical use, but are often misused to improve strength, appearance, and athletic ...

    ... deepened voice, facial hair, enlargement of the clitoris, and irregular menstrual cycles 3 . What to do in ... cope with your compulsions to use this damaging substance and may address any mental health issues that may be ... continue reading
  • The Effects of Steroid Use

    Are Steroids Harmful? Some steroids can be incredibly harmful to those who take them. Conversely, some types are used to help people with inflammatory conditions like chronic bronchitis, but those are categorized as corticosteroids . They are not ...

    ... time . These changes can impact the production and supply of certain chemicals in the brain called neurotransmitters ... to an increase of the hormones in the body, and it can cause more severe side effects than lower doses ... continue reading
  • Vyvanse Abuse

    Vyvanse, also known in its generic form as lisdexamfetamine, is a medication used for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adults. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has also approved it for treatment ...

    ... heartbeat can occur 7 . A user can also experience seizures or heart failure if large amounts of Vyvanse are abused, and sudden death can occur in those who have a pre-existing heart condition 7,8 . If you or someone you ... continue reading
  • How to Help a Steroid Addict

    Help for Steroids Addicts People who are addicted to steroids may need professional help to stop taking the drug. While the dependency that develops may be different from other, more commonly abused substances, anabolic steroids can indeed be ...

    ... may be different from other, more commonly abused substances, anabolic steroids can indeed be addictive - meaning that the body and mind may crave the drug, even when a person wants to stop taking it . How to Approach a ... continue reading
  • How to Help a Concerta Addict

    When you love someone with an addiction, it can be hard to understand why he or she can't just stop using overnight. Addiction can take over an individual's life and produce an all-consuming desire to continue use despite wanting or needing to stop. ...

    ... understand why he or she can't just stop using overnight. Addiction can take over an individual's life and produce an all-consuming desire to continue use despite wanting or needing to stop. It is important to understand ... continue reading
  • Ritalin Abuse

    Ritalin addiction can throw your life off course but recovery can get you back on track. Ritalin is the trade name for methylphenidate, a stimulant of the central nervous system used to treat attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit ...

    ... this reason, it's extremely important to talk to your teen about the fact that Ritalin can be addictive and that prescription drugs can be as dangerous as street drugs. The Smart Drug : Teen Views on Stimulants Ritalin ... continue reading
  • Wellbutrin Abuse

    Bupropion (Wellbutrin, Aplenzin, Zyban) is a drug that is approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat depression, seasonal affective disorder, and to help people stop smoking 1 . Doctors also frequently prescribe bupropion to ...

    ... . Initial research in humans also suggested bupropion has a low potential for abuse 2 . This combination of safety and effectiveness led some to refer to bupropion as a “wonder drug” but the reality has turned out to be ... continue reading
  • Effects of Stimulant Drugs

    Are Stimulants Harmful? Any amount of stimulant abuse can cause damage to the user. Stimulants are a class of substances that increase certain types of cell signaling and amplify various physiologic processes throughout the brain and body. In ...

    ... , smoked, or injected 2 . Stimulant effects can range from short-term energy boosts to long-term brain changes and/or organ system injury. The harm may be long-lasting in extreme cases, but any amount of stimulant abuse ... continue reading
  • How to Help a Dextroamphetamine Addict

    How to Approach an Addict If someone in your life is struggling with an addiction to dextroamphetamine, you may be experiencing a lot of emotions, such as fear, concern, anger, and frustration. You may be willing to try anything to get them into ...

    ... or stop use. Call Our Hotline Today If you or a loved one is dealing with dextroamphetamine abuse or addiction and would like to learn more about getting help or entering treatment, please call our helpline at 1-888-744 ... continue reading
  • Dexedrine Abuse

    Dexedrine is the brand name for an extended-release formulation of dextroamphetamine, a central nervous system stimulant prescribed to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. Dextroamphetamine is also one of the active ...

    ... in feelings of euphoria or extreme well-being. 2 This “high” can keep the user coming back to Dexedrine over and over. 3 As time goes on, other activities that normally result in dopamine release won't be able to compare ... continue reading
  • How to Treat Stimulant Addiction

    The stimulants are a broad class of substances that affect the nervous system in a way that leads to increased activity across a number of mental and physical processes—serving, in varying degrees, to boost energy and attention but also capable of ...

    ... . Drug abuse can, in some cases, change the brain of the user in ways that may diminish self-control and judgment , which makes your task more complex 4 . Approach your loved one with care. All too often, conversations ... continue reading
  • How to Help a Desoxyn Addict

    You may be surprised to learn that Desoxyn is actually methamphetamine. It is the only remaining marketed pharmaceutical containing methamphetamine 1 . Stimulant abuse is a major problem in the U.S. More than 1.6 million people in the U.S. admitted ...

    ... do so, come from a position of love, support, and encouragement to increase your chances of success. Be aware that ... about treatment. However, when the stakes are high and serious injury or death is likely to result, an ... continue reading
  • Desoxyn Abuse

    What Is Desoxyn? Desoxyn is a prescription stimulant medication that contains methamphetamine hydrochloride . It is available in 5 mg tablets that are intended for oral use 1,2 . It is prescribed for the treatment of 1 : ...

    ... it does have the potential for abuse. The methamphetamine in Desoxyn produces powerful effects that are stronger than other amphetamines and last for long periods as long as 8 hours once in the body 2 . In fact, it is so ... continue reading
  • Stimulant Withdrawal

    Stimulants are substances that increase the activity of several neurotransmitter systems throughout the brain, and are capable of creating a state of heightened energy and alertness. Additionally, many of the stimulant drugs elevate physiological ...

    ... treatment meets each person's unique needs. How to Find a Detox Program Looking for the right treatment and detox program can seem daunting, but there is help available to anyone seeking it. There are several things ... continue reading
  • How to Help an Amphetamine Addict

    Amphetamine addiction is a serious issue. Stimulants have the potential to adversely affect the personality and behavior of the individuals abusing these drugs. Amphetamine addiction is a serious issue; stimulants have the potential to adversely ...

    ... or outpatient treatment. Inpatient Treatment Inpatient treatment can be extremely beneficial for those with severe addictions, and/or those who lack the support needed at home to navigate the recovery process. One of the ... continue reading
  • How to Get Help for Dexedrine Abuse

    How to Approach an Addict If you're worried about someone you love using Dexedrine, watch out for use of dextroamphetamine as other brand formulations like Adderall , ProCentra, and Zenzedi. If someone close to you is struggling with an addiction to ...

    ... (such as Nar-Anon or similar groups) can be a good way for you to get support from people who understand and can help you care for yourself as you provide support to your loved one. It is also essential to understand the ... continue reading
  • Dextroamphetamine Abuse

    Dextroamphetamine is a central nervous system stimulant prescribed for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. This substance is also known by specific brand names such as Dexedrine, ProCentra or Zenzedi. The ...

    ... a persistent runny nose or nosebleeds if the pills are crushed and snorted. A user may have needle or “track” marks ... In 2011, 11% of Americans between the age of 4 and 17 were diagnosed with ADHD (NIDA, 2014). In 2014, 6 ... continue reading
  • Effects of Desoxyn Abuse

    Desoxyn is a prescription drug that is indicated to treat two conditions 1,2 : Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children 6 and older. Exogenous obesity (obesity due to overeating) in individuals 12 years old or older (on a ...

    ... body adjusts to Desoxyn being available in the system. As use continues, it will need to be consumed in higher and higher amounts to impact the body in the same (or similar) way. Use of Desoxyn also leads to dependence . ... continue reading
  • The Effects of Ritalin Use

    Is Ritalin Bad For You? Ritalin (generic name: methylphenidate) is a stimulant prescribed to reduce the effects of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It is also sometimes prescribed for the ...

    ... ADHD. Over the course of time, as tolerance and dependency grow with persistent Ritalin use, academic performance ... engage in a “binge-crash” cycle, with continual use and no sleep for days, followed by heavy sleeping that ... continue reading
  • Stimulant Drug Abuse

    Stimulants, both illicit and prescription, are known to increase energy and alertness. Prescription stimulants can offer therapeutic benefits when used as prescribed. However, both prescription and illicit stimulants have a high propensity for ...

    ... use. 4 Stimulant use, either short-term or long-term, can affect a person's physical or mental health, and/or change the way a person behaves. These effects are influenced by factors such as: The type of stimulant being ... continue reading
  • The Effects of Dexedrine Use

    Understanding Dexedrine Dexedrine is a brand name for the prescription drug dextroamphetamine and is used to treat pediatric attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy in both children and adults. By increasing neural signaling ...

    ... 60 mg that may be given at once or in divided doses in the case of narcolepsy. For those 6 and older using the substance for ADHD, dosing starts at 5 mg, with subsequent increases as needed until symptoms are controlled ... continue reading
  • How to Help a Ritalin Addict

    Help for Ritalin Addicts Ritalin (generic name: methylphenidate) is a highly addictive prescription stimulant medication used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It is a widely prescribed medication, making its abuse a common ...

    ... with other substances, such as alcohol or opiates. Crush the tablets and inhale them rather than take them ... can help you break free from a substance use disorder and finally feel like yourself again. Reach out to us today ... continue reading
  • Concerta Abuse

    [quizBuddy quiz=”Concerta Abuse” question=”1″] What Is Concerta? When taken in high doses, Concerta can produce physical and mental effects similar to street drugs like cocaine and methamphetamine. Concerta is the brand name for an ...

    ... consequences. Additional Resources To learn more about Concerta addiction and recovery, visit the following pages: Prescription Drug Abuse Concurrent Alcohol and Concerta Abuse You can also join the conversation about ... continue reading
  • Snorting Vyvanse

    Vyvanse is the brand name of a medication prescribed to treat attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and binge eating disorder (BED) 1 . This substance is a central nervous system (CNS) stimulant that interacts with several ...

    ... adverse events related to combining stimulants with other substances. Using stimulants like Vyvanse in combination with alcohol and/ or sedatives like Xanax put the individual at the greatest risk 8 . Signs That Someone ... continue reading
  • Adderall Overdose

    Adderall - the pharmaceutical combination of dextroamphetamine and amphetamine - is a prescription stimulant medication primarily used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adults 1 . When taken as prescribed, ...

    ... the drug. If you take Adderall, avoid mixing it with any other substances. This includes alcohol, illicit drugs, and any other prescription medications. If you have a prescription for Adderall, be careful of how you ... continue reading
  • Snorting Adderall

    What is Adderall? Adderall is a prescription stimulant used and abused for its ability to increase energy and mental focus, as well as for its potential to elicit pleasurable feelings at high enough doses 1 . It is prescribed for the treatment of ...

    ... high with a rapid onset that may be both dangerous and more likely to quickly lead the user down the path of ... by snorting it. Mixing Adderall with other drugs or alcohol. Signs of an Adderall overdose include 8 : Stomach ... continue reading
  • The Effects of Adderall Use

    Is Adderall Harmful? Adderall is a form of amphetamine prescribed for the treatment of: 1 Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Narcolepsy. It is available in 2 forms : immediate release and extended release. 1 Both forms are suitable for ...

    ... the use of the drug can cause feelings of energy and invigoration, similar to the high experienced by cocaine users. ... risk of further complications if they mix it with alcohol . Due to the fact that Adderall disguises some ... continue reading
  • The Effects of Amphetamine Use

    While amphetamines have clinical use, their potential for abuse and dependency is high. Legitimate use may turn into addiction. Amphetamines such as Adderall , and non-amphetamine stimulants such as Ritalin are gaining in popularity as recreational ...

    ... . By doing so and/or taking excess doses, you put yourself in great danger. Using amphetamines without the direction of a medical professional is extremely risky, especially when combined with alcohol or other drugs ... continue reading
  • Trazodone Use in Substance Abuse Treatment

    Each individual in recovery is likely to have had a somewhat unique substance abuse program experience. There are a number of therapeutic variables, including treatment center setting and program duration. However, many commonly encountered ...

    ... in treatment for substance abuse may not always be helpful. For example, among people seeking help for alcohol and methamphetamine, trazodone has produced mixed results: A 2003 study found that, among people who were ... continue reading
  • Side Effects of Vyvanse

    Vyvanse is a brand name for the medication lisdexamfetamine that is prescribed to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and binge-eating disorders 1,2 . Vyvanse belongs to a class of medicines known as central nervous system (CNS) ...

    ... it without a prescription. Mixing it with alcohol or other drugs. Vyvanse can be an effective drug for the treatment of ADHD and binge-eating disorders when it is prescribed and monitored by a physician. Many people take ... continue reading
  • Adderall Abuse

    What Is Adderall? Adderall is a combination of amphetamine and dextroamphetamine that is used primarily to treat the symptoms of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) . It has benefits with sleep disorders and reported, off-label utility ...

    ... . These factors combined are linked to serious medical issues like stroke and/or cardiac arrest. The Dangers of Mixing Adderall with Alcohol Another risk of overdose associated with Adderall is when the substance is ... continue reading
  • The Effects of Concerta Use

    Concerta is the trade name of a central nervous system stimulant known as methylphenidate . It is prescribed mainly for the treatment of: Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Narcolepsy. As a stimulant, ...

    ... of addiction. Is Concerta Harmful? Prescriptions containing methylphenidate, such as Concerta and Ritalin are increasingly abused and mixed with other drugs and/or alcohol. In fact, those with a history of any kind of ... continue reading
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    ... on a single day count in 2015, which was a decrease a single day count in 2013. 2 Access to alcohol and drug addiction treatment is extremely important, but many people don't know where or how to find help. ; treatment ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Minnesota

    Developing an addiction to drugs and alcohol can have detrimental effects on a person's physical and mental health, relationships, and overall well-being. Minnesota has a population of roughly 5.5 million and is made up of 87 counties. 1 Addiction ...

    ... _more_info_4_title: Sources; region_more_info_4_content: Minnesota Department of Human Services, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division. (2017). Substance Abuse in Minnesota: A State Epidemiological Profile. Department of Human ... continue reading
  • Indiana Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center

    If you struggle with substance addiction or you love someone who is, you know how crushing it can be. Addiction has the power to destroy your health, your finances, and your relationships. Luckily, you don't have to continue living with this ...

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  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Illinois

    No matter who you are, sobriety is possible, but you don't have to do it alone. Trained professionals in a recovery program can provide you with the support and care you need to make a positive change in your life. The process of finding a ...

    ... Mental Health Services Administration, Rockville, MD. (n.d.). Illinois Medicaid. h1: Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Illinois; region_more_info_0_title: IL Substance Abuse Facts; region_more_info_0_content ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Missouri

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  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Idaho

    Millions of people in the United States suffer from problematic drug or alcohol abuse. It is a national epidemic that plagues people in every state, including Idaho. If you suffer from a substance addiction, there's no reason to continue harming ...

    ... tried marijuana for the first time. Approximately 81,000 people had an alcohol use disorder. Of the hundreds of thousands of people abusing drugs and alcohol, only 6,287 people were in treatment for substance abuse. 1 ; ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Nebraska

    Researchers are beginning to understand addiction as a chronic brain disease that is characterized by a compulsion to continue using substances, despite their harmful medical and social consequences. Recovering from addiction can be a lifelong ...

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  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Hawaii

    Drug and alcohol abuse affect millions of Americans and can severely damage a person's mental and physical health, as well as impair their ability to function at home, work, or school. Substance addiction is a progressive and debilitating condition, ...

    ... rates of substance abuse problems among residents of Hawaii is comparable to national averages. A 2015 survey of drug and alcohol use by Hawaiian residents age 12 or older found that: 1 About 62,000 people (5.4% of the ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Georgia

    Addiction is a chronic, relapsing brain disease that is responsible for destroying millions of lives in America every year. The negative impact drugs and alcohol have on a person's physical health, mental wellness, finances, career, and ...

    ... 4,000 more than in 2011. 1 Of those individuals enrolled in rehab 31.4% sought treatment for both drugs and alcohol abuse. 1 You don't have to battle addiction alone. Enrolling in a recovery program can provide you with ... continue reading
  • Nevada Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers

    Substance abuse and addiction are growing problems in the U.S. and can affect individuals and their loved ones, but help is available. Addiction treatment centers can help you get on the road to recovery and turn your life around. If you or someone ...

    ... of the food. ; find_help_title: Where Else Can I Find Help?; find_help_text: With more than 60 drug and alcohol rehab centers available in Nevada, 5 it can be difficult to pick the right one for you. One of the things ... continue reading
  • New Jersey Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers

    Deciding to get help for a drug or alcohol addiction is one of the most important decisions you or a loved one may ever make. It has the potential to save your life, restore your health, and bring renewed happiness to you and your loved ones. But ...

    ... numbers of admits, while the northwestern counties of Sussex, Warren, and Hunterdon show a considerably lower number of admissions.1 Heroin and alcohol were the major drugs of abuse fueling treatment admissions in NJ in ... continue reading
  • Arizona Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center

    Arizona's warm climate and scenic landscapes make it an ideal location for recovery. The state has many top-notch drug and alcohol rehab centers that offer evidence-based therapies as well as holistic therapies such as yoga, massage, and meditation. ...

    ... increase in the national rate of 0.3% to 0.33%. 1 The number of individuals 12 and up with past-year alcohol use disorders (alcohol addictions) decreased slightly from 7.6% to 6.7% in this same time period. But that rate ... continue reading
  • New York (NY) Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center

    If you or a loved one is suffering from an alcohol or drug addiction, it's time to get help. Substance addiction can have serious negative effects on both your mental and physical health, so it's important that you seek professional treatment before ...

    ... . NYC Office of the Mayor. (2017). HealingNYC: Preventing Overdoses, Saving Lives . ; h1: New York (NY) Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center; region_more_info_0_title: NY Substance Abuse Facts; region_more_info_0_content ... continue reading
  • North Carolina Drug and Alcohol Abuse Treatment Center

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  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Alaska

    Many Alaskans know the wreckage that substance abuse and addiction can cause, from ongoing health issues to damaged relationships to financial ruin. Once addiction takes hold, stopping drug use can feel impossible; however, with professional ...

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  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in North Dakota

    If you or a loved one is suffering from a drug or alcohol addiction, know that there is help available. North Dakota has almost 60 different substance abuse treatment centers1 located all over the state. You can browse our listings below and read ...

    ... 25% of all arrests in the state in 2014 were for DUI violations, 4 and almost 45% of all fatal crashes were alcohol-related. 4 Illicit and prescription drug abuse are also major concerns for the state, with almost 15% of ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Ohio

    Seeking help for addiction is the best thing you can do for your physical and mental health. It can even save your life. If you're struggling with addiction, you don't have to keep suffering. There are numerous resources in Ohio to help you get ...

    ... Health Services Administration. (2017). 2017 National Directory of Drug and Alcohol Abuse Treatment Facilities . ; h1: Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Ohio; region_more_info_0_title: OH Substance Abuse ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Oklahoma

    If you are abusing drugs, it's imperative to get help. When addiction takes hold, it can destroy lives—not only yours, but those around you. Without treatment, the risk of serious harm to both your physical and mental health is high, not to ...

    ... . The Joint Commission. (2016). Facts About Behavioral Health Care Accreditation . ; h1: Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Oklahoma; region_more_info_0_title: OK Substance Abuse Facts; region_more_info_0 ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Oregon

    Addiction leaves destruction in its wake in all the lives it touches—from the abuser to those they love and interact with every day. Contrary to previously held beliefs, struggling with substance abuse is not a lack of willpower or some personal ...

    ... needing substance use treatment in our country. 1 Oregon's citizens suffer from many kinds of drug and alcohol addiction, as reflected in these recent statistics: 2 Among Oregon adolescents, 9.4% had used marijuana in ... continue reading
  • Pennsylvania (PA) Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center

    Drug and alcohol abuse can take an immense toll on a person's life—affecting their ability to perform in nearly all areas of life. But addiction is an actual brain disease, and quitting isn't always as easy as some people may think. The qualified ...

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  • Rhode Island Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers

    Deciding to get help for a drug or alcohol addiction is one of the most important decisions you or a loved one may ever make. That decision could save your life, restore your health, and bring renewed happiness to you and your loved ones. But ...

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  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in South Carolina

    Addiction is a chronic, relapsing brain disease, and it can be extremely difficult for people to quit using drugs or alcohol without the help of professional treatment. Rehab centers in South Carolina offer a range treatment models that can include ...

    ... addiction to drugs in all forms persist across the country. In South Carolina, a 2014-15 survey of drug and alcohol behaviors revealed the current status of substance abuse in the state: 1-3 Among teenagers ages 12 to 17 ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Tennessee

    If you are struggling with drug or alcohol addiction, you likely already know the toll it can take on your health, relationships, family, and career. Tennessee rehab centers can help you detoxify from drugs and alcohol, address the root cause of ...

    ... Department of Health. (2016). 1,451 Tennesseans Die from Drug Overdoses in 2015. ; h1: Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Tennessee; region_more_info_0_title: TN Substance Abuse Facts; region_more_info_0 ... continue reading
  • Texas Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Centers

    Substance addiction can deeply impact a person's relationships, finances, career, and health, so don't wait to get help. If you or a loved one are struggling with addiction, help is available and you can start the road to recovery today. Drug and ...

    ... died of opioid-related deaths in 2015. Nationwide, 15.7 million people older than 12 suffer from an alcohol addiction. And 7.7 million Americans in the same age range have an illicit drug use disorder. ; treatment_help ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Vermont

    No matter where you are in America, drug and alcohol abuse will touch you—whether personally or through someone in your family, friend group, neighborhood, or community. Addiction is a mental health disorder that continues to affect millions of ...

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  • Virginia Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center

    Substance abuse may be prominent in Virginia, but thankfully there are many professional treatment programs to help both residents and out-of-state visitors get the necessary care. The directory listings included on this page are a great place to ...

    ... Abuse Rehab Center; region_more_info_0_title: VA Substance Abuse Facts; region_more_info_0_content: Drug and alcohol abuse is a significant problem in Virginia. In 2015, about 25,000 people in Virginia over the age of ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Washington

    Once you've mentally committed to getting help for addiction, you'll want to start searching for treatment right away while your resolve is strong. With so many options available, you may not know where to begin; however, a good place to start is by ...

    ... state are estimated to have used cocaine (including crack) in the past year. 3 Although drug and alcohol abuse affects so many Washington residents, the fact remains that not everyone who needs addiction treatment gets ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Washington DC

    Making the decision to get help for addiction is the biggest and hardest step, but settling on a program can also feel overwhelming when you don't know where to begin. Browse our listings to find locations in Washington, D.C. (or even in other ...

    ... 's capital. Of those enrolled in treatment in Washington, D.C., more than 30% were treated for both and alcohol and drug problems. 2 The percentage of Washington, D.C., residents over the age of 12 who reported using ... continue reading
  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Wyoming

    When addiction takes hold, it can feel impossible to get free from it, but there is a way out. You have a wealth of resources to choose from when picking a treatment program. Browse our listings to view programs in Wyoming and read reviews from ...

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  • Find a Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center in Wisconsin

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  • California Drug and Alcohol Inpatient Addiction Treatment Centers

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  • Colorado Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center

    When compared with much of the country, Colorado has relatively high rates of substance use, and the numbers suggest that there may be many people in the state in need of addiction treatment. Addiction tends to get worse the longer it goes ...

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  • Utah Drug and Alcohol Abuse Rehab Center

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  • Effects of Drug and Alcohol Use on Weight Change

    Over time, the problematic use of both drugs and alcohol may have a detrimental impact on an individual's nutritional status—causing either unhealthy weight gain or weight loss depending on the specific substance used. This guide examines some of ...

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