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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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Morphine Addiction and Treatment

1-800-315-2391  |  April 10th

Morphine Addiction and Treatment

Morphine is in the category of drugs called narcotic painkillers and is used in treating moderate to severe pain. Morphine occurs naturally and is taken from the seedpod of the poppy plant. This narcotic pain reliever dulls the part of our brain that's responsible for our ability to feel pain....  |  Read more

 
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Oxycontin Addiction and Treatment

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Oxycontin Addiction and Treatment

OxyContin is a prescription drug medication that's prescribed for the relief of pain. Oxycontin is the brand name for oxycodone hydrochloride which is a narcotic painkiller and legally prescribed in the United States. Oxycontin is used in treating moderate to severe pain to patients suffering from injury, bursitis, neuralgia, arthritis, and cancer....  |  Read more

 
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Ecstasy Abuse and Treatment

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Ecstasy Abuse and Treatment

Ecstasy is just a word used to describe MDMA which is short form of referring to 3,4 methylenedioxymethamphetamine. MDMA belongs to a class of drugs call phenethylamine and amphetamines. The effects of ecstasy react as a stimulant and psychedelic reaction when used because of the chemical structure ecstasy is made up of. Because of the effects received when using ecstasy many young people abuse this drug while partying and hanging out recreationally in groups....  |  Read more

 
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Demerol Abuse and Treatment

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Demerol Abuse and Treatment

Demerol is the trade name (brand name) for Meperidine and is a man-made (synthetic) narcotic that's prescribed for the treatment of moderate to severe pain. Demerol is similar to morphine, it changes activity in the brain that normally senses pain. Demerol is an opioid agonist that has been labeled as a Schedule II controlled substance. Pain pills are abused every day by millions of people and Demerol is one of them....  |  Read more

 
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Crack Cocaine Addiction and Treatment

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Crack Cocaine Addiction and Treatment

Crack Cocaine is an extremely addictive and powerful stimulant that is produced from cocaine. Through a relatively simple process, powdered cocaine is dissolved in a liquid mixture of ammonia and water or baking soda which is also referred to as sodium bicarbonate. Individuals who illegally produce crack boil the substance until solids form within the solution....  |  Read more

 
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Cocaine Addiction and Treatment

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Cocaine Addiction and Treatment

Cocaine is an extremely addictive and powerful stimulant that has affected millions of people throughout the world. Cocaine is produced from the coca plant that grows in South America. This illegal drug is highly addictive and has been abused by people of all ages throughout the United States. Cocaine abuse has been the cause of many addictions, overdoses, and deaths in the past....  |  Read more