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maj 2024

Heroin: Effects, Addiction & Treatment Options

Heroin addicts commit a disproportionately large share of property crimes in Western countries where use of the drug is a problem. Heroin trafficking was virtually eliminated in the US during World War II because of temporary trade disruptions caused by the war. Japan's war with China had cut the normal distribution routes for heroin and [...]

Pharmacology and Medical Aspects of Methadone Treatment Federal Regulation of Methadone Treatment NCBI Bookshelf

Also, using it for a long time or in high doses near the expected delivery date may harm the unborn baby. To lessen the risk, take the smallest effective dose for the shortest possible time. Babies born to mothers who use this drug for a long time may develop severe (possibly fatal) withdrawal symptoms. Tell [...]

How Does Alcohol Affect Dopamine Levels in the Brain?

Thus, any apparent dopamine uptake differences in the male macaque groups presented here are a function of faster clearance times due to decreased dopamine release and not faster dopamine clearance rates per se. Interestingly, across multiple studies, chronic alcohol use resulted in enhanced dopamine uptake rates, though this effect has been found to vary between [...]

kwiecień 2024

Rockland Recovery is a recovery-focused and peer supported sober living community

By having this contact information, we can work with the probation or parole officer to ensure that the prospective guest meets the terms of their probation or parole. We carefully screen each applicant and conduct a telephone screen prior to approval to ensure a good fit in our homes. A full-time manager for a large [...]

luty 2024

7 Scientifically Proven Benefits of Gratitude

And if you have a mood disorder such as depression, being able to see any positives or express gratitude can seem impossible. Group one wrote a gratitude letter to another person every week for three weeks. Group two wrote about their thoughts and feelings about negative experiences. Group one reported “significantly better mental health four [...]

Why do people use alcohol and other drugs? Alcohol and Drug Foundation

Studies show that having multiple ACEs puts children at risk of poor school performance, unemployment, and high-risk health behaviors including smoking and drug use. There are many theories about the causes of addiction, the use and abuse of legal and illegal psychoactive substances. Biology, psychology, and social and cultural elements all play a role in [...]

styczeń 2024

The Spiritual Malady Red Rock Drug Rehab Addiction Treatment

This journey requires introspection, self-compassion, and a willingness to challenge long-held beliefs or patterns that may no longer serve us. Feelings of emptiness, disconnection, or a lack of purpose can spill over into relationships, resulting in conflicts, misunderstandings, or a sense of isolation. Addressing spiritual maladies can help individuals cultivate healthier relationships, as they begin [...]

Alcohol The Nutrition Source Harvard T H. Chan School of Public Health

Moderated drinking is, in many ways, easier than complete abstinence. When your goal is only one drink instead of no drinks at all, the temptation to stray can become less powerful and you can more often enjoy positive reinforcement from your successes. If you think you or a loved one may have developed a dependence [...]

grudzień 2023

What Is Physical Dependence?

It is characterized by a strong desire or craving for the substance or activity, driven by emotional and psychological factors rather than solely physical dependency. Individuals experiencing psychological dependence may feel a compulsive need to engage in the substance or behavior to cope with emotional distress or to experience pleasure. Substance use disorder (the medical [...]

What Are the Differences Between Crack and Meth?

The signs and symptoms of crack addiction vary from person to person, depending on the method and how long they’ve used it. However, there are physical, psychological, behavioral, and social signs to watch out for. The other thing about crack is that people develop a tolerance to the drug quite quickly. Individuals require higher doses [...]