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Addictions and Substances

This page provides information on the different substances individuals are abusing and becoming addicted to.

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Percocet Addiction and Treatment

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Percocet Addiction and Treatment

Percocet is a narcotic pain medication that contains acetaminophen and oxycodone. Percocet is a prescription painkiller that's prescribed for the treatment of moderate to severe pain and is a very effective pain reliever....  |  Read more

 
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Prescription Drug Addiction and Treatment

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Prescription Drug Addiction and Treatment

Prescription Drugs are medications that are prescribed to a patient for medical treatment. Prescription drugs are legally approved medications and they're regulated by law requiring a prescription in order to be obtained by the patient. Most people don't abuse prescription drugs but around 20% or more of the population does....  |  Read more

 
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GHB Abuse and Treatment

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GHB Abuse and Treatment

GHB stands for Gamma-hydroxybutyric acid and is a central nervous system depressant drug that is abused for the euphoria experienced as well as the sedative effects. GHB is a very popular drug among teens and young adults and began to take on its popularity in the 90's during raves and at dance clubs. GHB is considered a party drug or club drug today and is used at bars, concerts, parties, nightclubs, and during raves. Teens and young adults use GHB usually between the ages of 18 to 25 years old....  |  Read more

 
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Steroid Addiction and Treatment

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Steroid Addiction and Treatment

In the late 30's anabolic steroids were developed for the treatment of hypogonadism. This is a condition where the testes don't produce the necessary amount of testosterone that's needed in men for normal healthy growth and development or sexual functioning....  |  Read more

 
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Valium Addiction and Treatment

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Valium Addiction and Treatment

Valium falls into the category of drugs that are called benzodiazepines. Benzodiazepines help create restfulness, help induce sleep, and they relieve anxiety and muscle spasms. When they're taken in high doses benzodiazepines have a hypnotic type effect on the user. Benzodiazepines are CNS Depressants that affect your spinal cord and brain slowing down brain activity....  |  Read more

 
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Xanax Addiction and Treatment

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Xanax Addiction and Treatment

Xanax is a prescription drug that's prescribed for the treatment of anxiety disorder and panic disorders. Xanax is the brand name for Alprazolam and is in the class of drugs called benzodiazepines. When Xanax is prescribed for the patient it calms down the activity in the brain that's causing the symptoms of fear and worry. Sometimes alprazolam (Xanax) is prescribed for the treatment of depression, agoraphobia which is the fear of open spaces, and premenstrual syndrome....  |  Read more