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Do You Find Yourself Drinking in the Morning Before Work?

If you are drinking in the morning before work, it may be a sign of an alcohol use disorder. This practice is common in people attempting to soothe withdrawal symptoms after a night of heavy drinking. If this is a regular practice, it is a warning…
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When Alcohol Ruins a Marriage: How to Spot the Warning Signs

Does it sometimes feel like you have three people in your marriage? In a marriage where a partner is struggling with drinking, alcohol becomes like a third spouse. Alcohol is the lover that one partner in the marriage cannot seem to live without.…
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Can You Overdose on the Fentanyl Patch

By now, most people have heard about fentanyl, the powerful synthetic opioid that is connected to a spike in overdoses. While fentanyl is made in liquid form and pill form, it is the transdermal patch that is most prone to abuse. Fentanyl patches…
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What Are Morphine Withdrawal Symptoms?

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Morphine is a natural opiate used to control severe pain. When someone develops a morphine use disorder, they will need to receive expert detox treatment to overcome it. Here you will learn what the morphine withdrawal symptoms are, and how…
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What is Cocaine Poisoning?

There are plenty of news reports about opioid overdose, but what is cocaine poisoning, and is it very common? As with all drugs, when too much cocaine is consumed in a short span of time, the substance becomes toxic to the system. Cocaine poisoning…
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ADHD in Adults

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Understanding ADHD (or ADD) in Adults Most people equate the brain disorder ADHD with young hyperactive children. However, ADHD in adults is more common than one might think, with about 4% struggling with the disorder in adulthood. ADHD is…
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What Are Amphetamine Withdrawal Symptoms?

Amphetamine Withdrawal: Symptoms, Treatment, & Timeline Amphetamines have always been highly desirable drugs because they produce a euphoric high. The downside is that amphetamines are highly addictive substances that lead to many adverse…
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Rainbow Fentanyl Pills Attract Young People

The latest danger is the production of colorful fentanyl pills, meant to attract young customers. Learn about the various forms of fentanyl, including rainbow fentanyl pills, and the dangers of this drug. What is Fentanyl? Fentanyl is a powerful…
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Are You Enabling Addiction

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Even though you have a sincere desire to help a loved one, you might be enabling addiction behaviors without knowing it. Read on to learn more about enabling and codependence, and how to avoid them. What is Enabling? While it is perfectly…
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Can You Get Fired for Going to Rehab?

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Can You Get Fired for Going to Rehab? How to Use FMLA for Treatment You have arrived at a crossroads, one that offers a choice to either continue using drugs or alcohol or to get treatment. You might worry about the after effects of telling…