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Laudanum | Just Believe Recovery
Abused Substances

What Is Laudanum?

Laudanum has most commonly been used in the treatment of pain and as a cough suppressant. Before the 20th century, it could be purchased without a prescription. Today, however, laudanum is a highly controlled substance in most areas of the world and is considered to

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TobyMac's Son Death Overdose | Just Believe Recovery
Addiction

TobyMac’s Son’s Death Ruled Accidental Fentanyl Overdose

TobyMac Son’s Death Ruled Accidental Fentanyl Overdose – TobyMac (real name Toby McKeehan) is a Christian hip-hop recording artist, songwriter, music producer. On October 23, TobyMac’s 21-year-old son Truett Foster McKeehan was found dead when paramedics responded to a 911 call from the family’s home

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ETOH Abuse | Just Believe Recovery
Abused Substances

What Is ETOH Abuse?

ETOH is an acronym that stands for ethyl alcohol, commonly referred to as ethanol. This is the substance that constitutes all alcoholic beverages, and it is based on its molecular structure. Ethyl alcohol is a clear liquid absorbed by the body when one consumes an

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Cost of Addiction | Just Believe Recovery
Addiction

What Is the Real Cost of Addiction?

The effects of even one person’s addiction go far beyond individual circumstances. They impact families, communities, and society as a whole. Addiction certainly has a physical toll on the individual who suffers, but it also results in emotional distress and conflict within families, as well

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Domestic Abuse | Just Believe Recovery
Abused Substances

Domestic Abuse, Violence and Addiction

A large percentage (nearly 80 %) of reported domestic violence crimes involve drugs and alcohol. Domestic violence is a rather broad term for a lot of different types of aggressive behaviors and actions and can affect both men and women. On average, nearly 20 people

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Most Common Addictions | Just Believe Recovery
Addiction

Most Common Addictions: Are You Addicted?

Addiction is commonly perceived as a rather broad term but has a precise meaning. Moreover, addiction is not just a compulsion or highly-enjoyable activity. It is the engagement in a behavior, which may or may not be related to substances, that a person is compelled

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Being Addicted and Exploring your Treatment Options

Being addicted to drugs and alcohol is a difficult admission. However, once you accept your addiction you can begin to treat it. Addiction becomes a lifestyle. It becomes the default answer to most of an addict’s problems. There is treatment for those struggling with an

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Have you Relapsed?

A relapse does not mean you failed. A relapse is when a person is trying to get clean from drugs or alcohol and begins using the drug or alcohol again.   This can happen to anyone- someone with 24 hours clean or 10 years clean.

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Drugs and Diseases and Disorders

Drugs and diseases and disorders can run hand- in- hand. Drug use wreaks havoc on the brain and body. A disease or disorder can unintentionally lead to an addiction. Drug use increases the risk of contracting infections, mental disorders, or serious diseases. While using drugs,

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Overdose Prevention in 2020
Abused Substances

Overdose Prevention

The most current numbers from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) show that in 2018 almost 69,000 Americans fatally overdosed.  An estimated 47,590 involved opioids, and 31,897 involved synthetic opioids, such as fentanyl and tramadol. These numbers are out of control. Drugs and

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