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Withdrawal Symptoms From Vicodin +

Withdrawal Symptoms From Vicodin

Withdrawal from Vicodin: Treatment Methods & Options for Help. Vicodin contains hydrocodone and acetaminophen, and is used for the relief of moderate to moderately severe pain. Because it is a central nervous system suppressant, Vicodin can slow or stop your breathing. It should never be used in larger amounts or for longer than prescribed. Like all opioids, Vicodin may habit-forming, even at regular doses. Vicodin withdrawal results in both physical discomfort and symptoms of depression.

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Street Names & Paraphernalia – Are They On Drugs? +

Street Names & Paraphernalia – Are They On Drugs?

Decoding Drug Slang & Paraphernalia: It is common for addicts to use slang or nicknames for various drugs, as it helps them stay under the radar. The use of street names may help drug users (especially those in their teens and twenties) avoid getting in trouble with their parents, school authorities, and the law. Here is a handy guide to the street names and paraphernalia for common drugs like heroin, cocaine, marijuana, bath salts, and more.

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FMLA and Addiction Treatment: What You Need To Know +

FMLA and Addiction Treatment: What You Need To Know

How does the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) cover treatment for substance abuse? The short answer is that it’s pretty complicated. Before considering whether you or someone you love may be covered for addiction treatment, it’s important to understand what the FMLA is, how Federal law treats drugs and alcohol differently, and what legal protections for “disability” may be involved.

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Co-Occurring Disorders: Addiction & Mental Health +

Co-Occurring Disorders: Addiction & Mental Health

Co-Occurring Disorders & Dual Diagnosis
Although substance abuse may seem to be a standalone disorder, it often accompanies another mental illness. Almost 8 million adults a year struggle with co-occurring disorders, increasing the need for more comprehensive treatment plans. Decades ago, sequential treatment (treating each disorder at different points) was the norm. However, high rates of relapse proved the need for a new approach.

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Oxycodone Abuse Signs And Getting Help +

Oxycodone Abuse Signs And Getting Help

What Is Oxycodone? Oxycodone is classified as a narcotic and an opioid. An opioid is the classification that is used for a natural or synthetic compound derived from the opium poppy plant. This differs from an opiate, which is just a naturally occurring compound derived from the opium poppy plant. Oxycodone is synthetically derived and considered an opioid. Read this article about the signs of Oxycodone abuse and how to get help.

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Percocet Withdrawal Symptoms +

Percocet Withdrawal Symptoms

“I don’t know why you don’t just quit.” There probably isn’t a recovering drug user or current drug user who hasn’t heard this from a friend or family member. For those who have never been addicted to drugs, whether illicit or legally prescribed drugs like Percocet, it’s often difficult to understand what it’s like for the addict. This descriptive guide of the Percocet withdrawal process will help you understand what quitting Percocet is really like. Get the information you need to prepare.

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