Addiction Information

5 06, 2019

Federal Guidelines Have Made Changes to the Type of Drugs Tested for Employment Drug Screens

2019-06-06T18:06:26+00:00June 5th, 2019|0 Comments

Beginning October 1, 2017, the guidelines have changed for how federal employees will be tested for drugs. Starting January 1, 2018, these changes will go into effect. The federal government now has the authority to test for four semi-synthetic opioids: oxycodone, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, and hydromorphone. These legal prescription semi-synthetic opioid pain medications are commonly known under the brand names [...]

4 06, 2019

Percocet vs. Norco – The Differences in the Two Drugs and How They Result in Addiction

2019-06-06T18:06:08+00:00June 4th, 2019|0 Comments

Certain prescription medications can be addictive for some people. They are often used for pain, but they contain chemical properties that lead to abuse and addiction. Two of the drugs in this category are Percocet and Norco. Derived from Oxycodone and Hydrocodone, these two medications can be dangerous, especially for someone with an addictive past. If you take either [...]

1 06, 2019

8 Drugs that Don’t Mix with Prozac

2019-06-06T18:05:31+00:00June 1st, 2019|15 Comments

Prozac is a common antidepressant prescribed to treat depression that cannot be mixed with other medications or illicit drugs. Doctors are diagnosing more and more Americans with depression. With rising depression rates, it's no surprise that 13% of Americans take antidepressants. The depressants help stabilize and lift their moods, so they can live their life to the fullest. 8 [...]

29 05, 2019

Types of Cutting Agents Added to Cocaine and Their Effects

2019-06-06T18:04:00+00:00May 29th, 2019|27 Comments

Once cocaine hits the streets in America, it is often cut with a bunch of agents to buff it out. This gives dealers a bigger profit. Types of Cutting Agents Added to Cocaine and Their Effects Cocaine purity hovered around 69% in 2004. However, in recent years, purity levels have gone up. It's much easier to get higher quality [...]

27 05, 2019

11 Signs You May Be Addicted to Porn

2019-06-06T18:03:37+00:00May 27th, 2019|21 Comments

Pornography addiction means being compulsively addicted to pornographic material despite the negative mental, physical and social effects. It is a behavioral addiction like compulsive internet use or cybersex addiction. Although diagnostic criteria does not exist for this disorder, it is seen as a compulsive disorder. Like pathological gambling or internet addiction, porn addicts see a decrease in the ability [...]

25 05, 2019

The Dangers of Snorting Adderall

2019-06-06T18:03:15+00:00May 25th, 2019|2 Comments

The dangers of snorting Adderall are plentiful, and yet, people still do it. Why would anyone snort Adderall anyway? Snorting Adderall is a way to get the drug into the system faster than taking the pills. The downside is that it can and does have devastating consequences on the body. The Dangers of Snorting Adderall Many people use Adderall [...]

21 05, 2019

Everything You Need to Know about Vyvanse Misuse, Abuse and Dependence

2019-06-06T17:56:45+00:00May 21st, 2019|0 Comments

While most people are familiar with ADHD prescription stimulants such as Adderall or Ritalin, fewer patients are knowledgeable about Vyvanse, another prescription-only amphetamine. While marketed as a safer alternative to other medications with higher potential for abuse, there are still some significant concerns about Vyvanse that you should be aware of. “We treat prescription drug addiction and accept many [...]

19 05, 2019

Worth the Read: 75 Meaningful and Inspiring Addiction Recovery Quotes

2019-06-06T17:56:12+00:00May 19th, 2019|0 Comments

Inspiring Addiction Quotes that Describe Addiction Many people don’t realize that they have an addiction to a substance until they try to quit. One of the harshest realities is to acknowledge that you have an addiction. While this chapter in your life may be scary, know that you’re not alone. Plenty of others have gone through the same process, [...]

17 05, 2019

Benzedrine Addiction: Some Things You Need To Know

2019-06-06T17:55:50+00:00May 17th, 2019|0 Comments

Benzedrine Addiction: Some Things You Need To Know Perhaps the most dangerous drugs are the ones that are mildly hallucinatory, highly addictive, or at least somewhat socially acceptable. Benzedrine abuse fits into all three categories. How Does Benzedrine Affect Your Mind and Body? “Bennies,” the first pharmaceutical drugs to contain amphetamines, initially appeared on American store shelves in 1933. [...]

15 05, 2019

GHB – What You Need to Know about “Liquid Ecstasy”

2019-06-06T17:55:28+00:00May 15th, 2019|0 Comments

“Something that puts you into a coma is not something (most people) voluntarily do. Normal people don't say, 'I'm looking forward to my next coma.' "  ~Alan Leshner, former Executive Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse GHB – What You Need to Know about “Liquid Ecstasy” It’s been described as “easy to buy as a pizza”. GHB [...]