Fentanyl: Dangers, Risks and Detox

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Fentanyl addiction is a leading cause of overdose and overdose deaths across the country. As a dangerously potent painkiller, fentanyl is not intended for use unless medically necessary. Whether it be a chronic pain condition, or after surgery, fentanyl should only be used for medical purposes and under the medical supervision of a professional. However, […]

Stages of Drug Addiction

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Addiction affects everyone differently. Some people begin using drugs early, slowly developing physical and psychological dependence over the course of years. Others develop an addiction rapidly over months or even weeks. Regardless of the length of time it takes to develop a diagnosable substance use disorder, there are four distinctive stages of drug addiction.  If […]

5 Reasons Why Support Groups are Great in Recovery

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The concept of a “support group” is widely used in all different situations. These gatherings play an important role for the sharing of ideas and understanding new perspectives. Let’s take a closer look at what support group represents. A support group can be defined as “a group of people with a common experiences and/or concerns, […]

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