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LGBTQ Addiction Treatment

Members of the LGBTQ community who struggle with substance abuse may not know where to turn for LGBTQ addiction treatment. Furthermore, they may face challenges in finding a treatment center that meets their specific needs. Consequently, many people in this group may have an addiction that goes untreated.  However, Recovery Ways welcomes anyone who needs… Continue Reading LGBTQ Addiction Treatment

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What is Carfentanyl?

What is carfentanyl? Find out more by reading our latest article on this highly dangerous drug.  Carfentanyl is a synthetic opioid that users combine with heroin to increase its euphoric effects. It is 10,000 times stronger than morphine and 100 times stronger than fentanyl. As such, it is easy to overdose on carfentanyl. Users often… Continue Reading What is Carfentanyl?

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What is a Hallucinogen?

What is a hallucinogen? Find out more about these mind-altering drugs by reading our latest article below. Hallucinogens are a category of drugs that produce mind-altering effects when a user takes them. Hallucinogens are often classified into two categories: classic hallucinogens and dissociative drugs. Both substances produce a euphoric effect or hallucinations. When a user… Continue Reading What is a Hallucinogen?

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How Addictive is Fentanyl?

How addictive is Fentanyl? Learn more about the effects of Fentanyl on the brain in our latest article. Fentanyl is an opioid that doctors prescribe to relieve pain. Fentanyl is 100 times stronger than morphine. As such, it used to receive the most severe pain after an injury or surgical procedure. Some patients use it… Continue Reading How Addictive is Fentanyl?

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Benefits of Family Therapy

When someone has an addiction, each member of the family suffers in different ways. As such, the family may need to seek professional counseling alongside the addict. Family therapy is a form of treatment that addresses issues affecting each member of the family, as well as the collective household. For this reason, there are several… Continue Reading Benefits of Family Therapy

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Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

Alcohol withdrawal symptoms occur when you suddenly stop drinking after prolonged excessive alcohol use. Symptoms range from cravings, insomnia, and anxiety to nausea, depression, and delirium tremens. The severity and length of withdrawal symptoms depend on the length of your addiction, how much your drink, and if you combine alcohol with other substances.  The most… Continue Reading Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

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Synthetic Weed Side Effects

Synthetic weed is still somewhat in its infancy, only gaining mainstream popularity in the last decade. As such, widespread synthetic weed side effects are still relatively unknown. Furthermore, few academic or government studies exist on the topic. The DEA has highlighted potential fatalities or medical emergencies related to similar TCH-based drugs such as K2 or… Continue Reading Synthetic Weed Side Effects

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How Long is Alcohol Detox?

How long is alcohol detox? That is a complicated question. The length of detox depends on a wide range of factors, including: How long you have been drinking The type of alcohol you have been drinking The frequency and amount you drink Your weight and overall body chemistry If you have been mixing alcohol with other… Continue Reading How Long is Alcohol Detox?

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Benefits of Holistic Treatment

If you are struggling with alcohol or drug addiction, you may want to consider holistic therapy as an alternative to traditional treatment. However, you may be asking, what is holistic therapy? A holistic therapy approach employs a wide range of techniques that helps to heal your mind, body, and spirit. There are several benefits of… Continue Reading Benefits of Holistic Treatment

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Long Term Meth Effects

Long-term addiction to methamphetamines (meth) can lead to terminal severe health problems. One of the most common long-term meth effects is an addiction. Quitting the addiction is extremely challenging and can often lead to multiple relapses. For this reason, users should seek professional help from a treatment center when ending addiction meth.  Furthermore, users should… Continue Reading Long Term Meth Effects