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Tips for Arranging an Intervention

by Rich, September 13, 2013

When a friend or family member suffers from an addiction, it can be hard to know exactly how to help.  People want to provide help and support, but are unsure how to broach the subject.  Staging an intervention is one way that families can provide support and let their loved … Continue reading

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College Adderall Abuse [Infographic]

by De'Meko, September 5, 2013

Adderall was originally developed to treat children with attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder. But it’s now become one of the drugs of choice among college students throughout the country. The statistics show Adderall abuse by college students is a huge problem that can lead to other dangerous decisions by young … Continue reading

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Finding Adderall Addiction Treatment

by De'Meko, September 5, 2013

When an addiction to Adderall develops, it is important to seek appropriate treatment from a professional facility before it can cause lasting brain damage or severe health effects that will not heal. The best treatment facilities will have a few common elements that improve the rate of success in recovery. … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Adderall

by De'Meko, September 5, 2013

Although Adderall is a prescription medication, the dangers of the drug are real. Adderall is an amphetamine drug. It is highly addictive and falls into the same category of potential addiction as cocaine. Common Side Effects of Adderall [divider_flat][unordered_list style=”arrow”] Lack of appetite or nausea Changes to mood Insomnia or … Continue reading

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Adderall Abuse in Colleges

by De'Meko, September 5, 2013

Substance abuse does not always mean that an individual is taking an illicit drug. In some cases, a prescription medication is used in a way that is inappropriate according to the directions of a doctor or for recreational purposes. Among the common prescription medications that are showing an increased rate … Continue reading

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Who Abuses Adderall?

by De'Meko, September 5, 2013

Typical Users of Adderall The individuals who are likely to abuse Adderall are often surprising when compared to other drugs because they are often the students who are competitive and reach for high achievement standards. The typical users of Adderall for non-medical purposes are not the students who are falling … Continue reading

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Supporting Your Loved One After Rehab

by Rich, September 4, 2013

Having a strong support network is important for everyone.  It helps to make getting through challenging times, and even just everyday life, a little easier.  For someone coming out of rehab, however, having the support of family and friends is essential for recovery.  They are learning how to rebuild their … Continue reading

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Focusing on Adderall: Helpful vs. Harmful

by Rich, August 27, 2013

When it comes to being productive, focus is key.  For some people, slowing their mind and focusing on just one thing at a time is difficult.  Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) plague children and adults alike.  These conditions make it more challenging to focus on … Continue reading

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Making Detox a Less Stressful Experience

by Rich, August 20, 2013

Drug and alcohol addiction is a complex condition.  Unfortunately there is not one simple solution that treats everyone and helps them to become sober.  Healing takes time and requires many steps and processes along the way.  What works for one person does not necessarily work for the next, so it … Continue reading

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The Science Behind Addiction

by Rich, August 8, 2013

The body is a complex system.  The brain is the central organ that controls everything that happens within in the body, and every move that it makes.  It regulates thoughts, emotions, and behaviors.  When healthy, the brain functions normally and people are able to carry out their thoughts and actions … Continue reading

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