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Addiction
pretty woman holding a clipboard with a family in the background sitting in a circle - intervention for addiction
Watching a loved one struggle with an addiction to drugs or alcohol is a heartbreaking, painful experience. You want to help, but you do not know what to do. You feel helpless as you watch them destroying their lives. You have tried talking to them, but they refuse to listen. When your loved one denies...
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attractive man sitting at his desk with his hand covering his face - Ativan addiction
A prescription medication, Ativan is generally prescribed to treat anxiety and insomnia. It is the brand name of the generic drug lorazepam, a benzodiazepine. Ativan is highly regulated by the United States government and is classified by the US Department of Justice as a Schedule IV drug. Ativan Addiction Ativan is a strong medication that...
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young woman in the background - drugs and a syringe on a dirty footlocker in the foreground - iv drug use
What Is IV Drug Use? Intravenous (IV) drug use involves using a syringe and needle to inject a substance directly into the bloodstream. The drug is generally injected into a vein (intravascular). It can also be injected under the skin (subcutaneous), known as skin-popping. Sometimes the substance is intentionally or accidentally injected into a muscle...
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worried woman with her hands on her man's shoulders - he is holding pills in his hand - Valium addiction
A prescription medication, Valium is the brand name for the generic drug diazepam. It is in the class of drugs called benzodiazepines and is classified by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) as a Schedule IV controlled substance. Drugs in this classification have the potential for abuse and can cause psychological dependence or physical...
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cropped shot of a woman holding a white round tablet pill and glass of water - codeine addiction
A prescription medication, codeine is used to treat mild to moderate pain, dry irritating coughs, and diarrhea. It is the main ingredient in prescription cough suppressants. When combined with acetaminophen or aspirin, codeine is used to treat severe pain. Combined with decongestants or antihistamines, it is used to treat colds and the flu. A Controlled Substance...
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small group of senior citizens interacting outside of a meeting
Addiction to drugs or alcohol can happen to anyone, regardless of age. According to a report in the National Institute of Drug Abuse, almost one million seniors (65+) in the United States struggled with a substance use disorder (SUD) in 2018. In 2020, Psycom Pro reported 1.7 million senior citizens lived with alcohol addiction. It...
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older man doing cocaine and drinking - Polysubstance Abuse
What Is Polysubstance Abuse? Polysubstance abuse occurs when a person is dependent on two or more substances or groups of substances. In some cases, individuals use two or more drugs at the same time or are addicted to or dependent on multiple drugs. Others take a drug to counteract the side effects of one they...
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young woman with her hand covering her face - hydrocodone addiction
What Is Hydrocodone? A semi-synthetic medication, hydrocodone is classified as a narcotic drug. It is an opiate analgesic that is prescribed for the treatment of moderate to severe pain. This painkiller is a DEA Schedule II controlled substance. Schedule II drugs have a high potential for abuse and addiction, may lead to severe physical or...
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grayscale digital illustration of a woman covering her face with her hand in frustration or defeat - PAWS
Acute Withdrawal Syndrome Most people are aware that when a person drastically reduces or stops using drugs or drinking alcohol, they experience withdrawal symptoms. This initial phase of symptoms is called acute withdrawal and can last from a few days to several weeks. While some people may recover from addiction and leave withdrawal symptoms behind,...
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bright pink and purple sky with stars and pink clouds - pink cloud syndrome
Have you ever heard of pink cloud syndrome? It is a phase many people experience in the early stage of their recovery from drug or alcohol addiction. Sometimes referred to as pink clouding or the honeymoon phase, pink cloud syndrome involves feelings of exhilaration or euphoria. The person is overjoyed with their recovery. They feel...
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