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Dangers of Crystal Meth

Methamphetamines, including crystal meth, are highly addictive and potentially dangerous to your health. There is no approved dosage that is legal or considered beneficial to take. Understanding the dangers of crystal meth can help you know if it’s time to seek a meth addiction treatment program. At Solution Based Treatment & Detox, our caring specialists…

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Importance of Healthy Coping Mechanisms

Having healthy coping mechanisms to get you through difficult times can keep you out of fight-or-flight and help you remain in control of your life. Managing stress can be difficult for anyone, and many people may turn to drugs or alcohol to numb unpleasant feelings. Getting cognitive-behavioral therapy can provide you with healthy coping mechanisms…

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Dealing With Loss of a Loved One

When the unthinkable happens and a loved one passes away, dealing with the intense emotions that follow can be overwhelming. However, when people try to numb the pain with alcohol, they may find themselves in a worse situation than they started in. Alcohol addiction among those who have experienced grief and loss can be particularly…

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Spotting Painkiller Abuse

Prescription painkillers, especially opioids, are some of the most commonly abused drugs in the United States. Because these drugs are legally prescribed, their presence can seem innocuous in people’s homes. When painkiller abuse goes unaddressed, however, the consequences can be heartbreaking. Learn how to spot the signs of painkiller abuse so that you can help…

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Recognizing Marijuana Withdrawal

Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States. As it becomes legalized for medical and recreational use in more and more states, it is becoming more socially acceptable. But this does not mean it is harmless; alcohol is a legally and socially acceptable substance, and the destructive nature of alcoholism is…

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Physical Effects of Cocaine

Cocaine is a well-known recreational drug, often featured in Hollywood movies or evening crime procedural TV dramas. However, it is also very real and present in communities across America and is causing significant harm to individuals, their families, and their larger communities. Cocaine is a powerful stimulant that can very quickly cause feelings of euphoria…