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What Are Opiates and Why Are They Addictive? | Just Believe Recovery
Abused Substances

What Are Opiates and What Makes Them So Addictive?

Opiates are alkaloid compounds derived from the opium poppy plant. Opiates are usually classified as Schedule II drugs by the DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration), which indicate that while the drugs are deemed acceptable for some medical reasons, they also are considered to have a high

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How to Get off Adderall | Just Believe Recovery Center
Abused Substances

How to Get off Adderall

A doctor or addiction specialist should always be involved during Adderall withdrawal. Uncomfortable side effects can manifest in those who discontinue the drug’s use too abruptly. A physician can devise a tapering schedule for those who choose the weaning method, which will typically last for

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How Bad Can Heroin Really Be? | Just Believe Recovery
Abused Substances

How Bad Can Heroin Really Be?

Heroin is an opioid. Opioids have been used for thousands of years. Opioids come from a plant called a poppy plant. So, humans have known about this plant and drug for a long time. Some heroin is made in a laboratory.  Addiction to heroin is

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Cocaine Withdrawal Symptoms and Timeline | Just Believe Recovery
Abused Substances

Cocaine Withdrawal Symptoms and Timeline

Cocaine is a potent stimulant that can induce feelings of euphoria and energy. Repeated use can also result in brain changes as well as dysfunction in the central nervous system (CNS). When an individual who is physically dependent on cocaine suddenly stops using, his or

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Is It Dangerous to Quit Drinking Cold Turkey? | Just Believe Recovery
Abused Substances

Is It Dangerous to Quit Drinking Cold Turkey?

Alcohol is among the most commonly used addictive substances in the U.S. and worldwide. Despite its legality in most areas and high availability, alcohol, when used in excess, can lead to a myriad of physical, emotional, and social issues. If a person drinks alcohol consistently

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How to Recognize Drug Overdose Symptoms | Just Believe Recovery
Abused Substances

How to Recognize Drug Overdose Symptoms

Drug and alcohol abuse comes with the heightened risk of severe side effects, including overdose and death. Drug overdoses are usually unintentional. This means that an individual uses more of a prescription drug than directed by a physician, abuses an illicit drug, such as heroin,

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Benzos and Alcohol Dangers | Just Believe Recovery
Abused Substances

Dangers of Benzos and Alcohol

Benzodiazepines (benzos) are central nervous system (CNS) depressants commonly used to treat anxiety, seizures, and sometimes alcohol withdrawal. Alcohol is also a potent depressant, and under no circumstances is it considered safe to use these two substances in combination. Effects of Benzos and Alcohol When

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Battling Depressants | Just Believe Recovery
Abused Substances

Battling Depressants

There are substances called depressants, but they have nothing to do with depression. Depressants are substances that slow the body and brain down to sometimes dangerous levels. They affect the cardiovascular system. There are different kinds of depressants and the different ways they can affect

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How Dangerous Is Snorting Meth? | Just Believe Recovery
Abused Substances

How Dangerous Is Snorting Meth?

Snorting methamphetamine (meth) is a less common means of administration than smoking or injecting, and it induces a less intense high than these other methods. In the short term, snorting meth can harm sinus cavities and the lining of the nose, leading to nosebleeds and

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Adderall and Meth | How Similar Are They? | Just Believe Recovery
Abused Substances

Adderall and Meth: How Similar Are They?

Adderall and meth (methamphetamine) are both stimulants that work in similar ways. Both Adderall and meth can be prescribed for the treatment of ADD/ADHD, but meth is most often found in an illicit form on the streets as the product of “cooking” it in clandestine

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