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Information on Drugs
Drug Classifications.
There are thousands of different drugs, both legal and illegal. Because of this variety, it is often necessary to classify drugs into several types for legal, medical, and treatment purposes. There are several ways to classify drugs, including by chemical similarities, effects on the mind and body, and legal definitions.
Heroin Addiction.
Heroin, a commonly abused drug in the United States, is illegal and highly addictive. A member of the opiate family, heroin is derived from the opium poppy plant and is made from morphine. Heroin addiction is a rampant disease that claims thousands of lives every year and is only getting worse, as many people are reaching for heroin as a last resort drug to feed their prescription painkiller addiction.
Your Portal To A New, Improved, Drug-Free Life.
Addiction can strike anyone, and when it does, you feel every part of your life is spinning out of control. Your friends won’t call you, your finances are a mess, and your job feels like a nightmare. When all that matters is your next high, you’ve stopped living. Where can you turn to for help?
Recovery Local

Recovery Local is dedicated to providing resources and information to all those struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. For anyone trying to find recovery, most people need professional help.
How Addiction Affects the Brain
Addiction is the result of real and tangible changes in brain function that affect thought and behavior. Addiction is widely regarded by the medical community as a disease that can be systematically diagnosed and successfully treated. Unfortunately, few people among the general population understand why and how addiction develops and .....
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Inpatients Rehap
People living with a physical or intellectual disability are not immune from substance use disorders during their lifetime. It can be difficult for someone with a disability to get the help they need. The disability they have, may have an enormous effect on whether they get treatment or not. It usually comes down to a family member or a loved one that has the ability to get them into the right treatment.
What is Drug Rehab?
If you or a loved one is suffering from drug addiction, you may be looking for help curing the disease. One of the most well-known methods is drug rehab. However, many people don’t realize that “drug rehab” is a broad-encompassing term that represents various treatment methods. The type of drug rehab that you choose could depend on an array of factors. For instance ........
A Guide To Understanding And Helping Seniors Overcome Substance Use Disorders.
Seniors and Addiction. Addiction to drugs or alcohol can occur at any age. For seniors, the signs of addiction can be different than those seen in younger adults. Many seniors are misdiagnosed, as drug or alcohol addiction can look much like a health-related issue instead. It is best to look at each person suffering from addiction and develops a treatment plan that will meet their needs, no matter where they are on the age spectrum.
Inpatients Rehap
People living with a physical or intellectual disability are not immune from substance use disorders during their lifetime. It can be difficult for someone with a disability to get the help they need. The disability they have, may have an enormous effect on whether they get treatment or not. It usually comes down to a family member or a loved one that has the ability to get them into the right treatment.
America's New Killer Drug​: A 2019 Guide to Fentanyl
Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid pain-relieving medication that is stronger than morphine and prescribed to treat severe pain. Although the drug is legal when prescribed and used as directed, a growing number of Americans are abusing fentanyl — and tragically dying from the abuse.

Chemists make fentanyl in a laboratory to have a similar chemical structure to that of the opium poppy plant. However, chemists have chemically modified fentanyl so it is more potent than poppy plants or many other forms of pain-relieving medications, including morphine and Demerol. When fentanyl is taken...........

Pets Help People
Having a support animal can have a positive impact on people who are in recovery for substance addiction. This is especially true of pet dogs, which are both helpful and natural companions for humans. Scientists researching the human-companion animal bond have found that by simply being in the presence of a pet, you can improve your general state of mental, social and physiological health. ​​​1 Dogs, in particular, have been known to help humans ease stress.
Guide 2019 - Safe and effective chronic pain relief treatments to curb the opioid epidemic
The opioid crisis is, unquestionably, one of the most urgent and pervasive public health issues facing the United States at present. The indiscriminate nature in which powerful prescription painkillers like oxycodone and hydrocodone; synthetic opioids like fentanyl, and illicit opioids such as heroin have cut a path of mortality through the nation makes opioid addiction a threat to every segment of the American population. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that there were 70,237 deaths due to opioid overdose fatality, the latest in a series of record-setting years. These deaths account for an overwhelming majority of overall deaths that occurred that year.
The Best Drug and Alcohol Rehab in Colorado

Mountain Springs Recovery is an addiction recovery facility located in Colorado that provides a calming and relaxing environment. We value your peace and quiet and we acknowledge that these are necessary for anyone going through recovery. We give you a comfortable environment where you can begin to live your life again. Our extensive program focuses on making you healthy, giving you treatment, and assisting in your recovery.
Recall Report was created to alert the public to the latest information on dangerous drugs and products. With hundreds of suspected or confirmed dangerous drugs and products on the market, the up-to-date information we provide on recalls, alerts, and side effects is vital to keeping your family safe.
How to Tell if Your Child is Using Drugs?

How Common is Drug Use by Teens?
Teenagers demonstrate plenty of mental ability with regard to rational decision making and understanding right versus wrong. However, the teenage brain does not have fully-developed control processes. This leads to teens to respond to stressful or emotional decisions with impulsiveness. They fail to consider the consequences of their actions.3
Key Facts Regarding Substance Abuse on College Campuses. College is often the first experience that young adults have with independence. Though some live at home while in school, more than half choose to live on or near campus. For them, the desire to get out on their own is one of the biggest reasons for going to college in the first place. One part of the traditional college experience is the socializing and partying.
How Do You Stop Teens from Vaping? A Guide For Parents and Educators In 2020

"Reports of hundreds of reported cases of alleged vaping-related lung problems among mostly young people (with an average age of nineteen) since August 2019"
Better doesn’t mean good. Other than in a harm reduction sense, no one argues that vaping tobacco is good for you. In an absolute sense, just like any form of smoking or use of nicotine, vaping is bad for you. According to pulmonary medicine specialist MeiLan K. Han, “the lungs were not designed to breathe anything other than clean air. Anything other than that is a potential health risk.”

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How to Tell if Someone is Shooting Up
Signs of IV Drug Abuse: Intravenous (IV) drugs are those injected directly into the body. While you might think that track marks will be easily visible on a friend’s or loved one’s arm, many people are able to hide the marks connected to substance abuse. Some people inject the skin between the toes and in other areas of the body that you can’t see.
Effects of Drug Addiction on Oral Health
How Drug & Alcohol Addiction Impacts Your Oral Health? Drug addiction and abuse are global issues. Drug abuse refers to those who take illegal or legal substances, such as alcohol, excessively or in the wrong way. Users suffer from emotional, psychological, physical, behavioral, and nutritional issues. Damage to the liver, lungs, heart, and/or brain is also common. In addition, people who abuse drugs are more likely to develop serious oral health conditions.

Effects of Medications on Oral Health
How Can Medications Negatively Impact Your Oral Health? Prescription and over-the-counter medications can negatively impact your general and oral health. In particular, common complications associated with everyday medications include irregular bleeding, changes in taste, soft-tissue reactions (sores), dry mouth, and enlarged gum tissue.
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