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AA Meetings Santa Fe

AA Meetings: Santa Fe

AA Meetings and Addiction Treatment in Santa Fe, NM Drinking alcohol is often a pleasant way to relax and socialize for many people. However, excessive alcohol consumption is detrimental to your health and can negatively affect your loved ones. If you suffer from a substance use disorder (SUD) or alcohol use disorder...

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Baking Soda To Pass Drug Test

Baking Soda To Pass Drug Test: Fact Or Fiction?

A Closer Look At Baking Soda To Fool Drug Tests People use a variety of methods to "beat" drug tests. These include but aren't limited to drinking baking soda (also known as sodium bicarbonate). Many ideas used to "beat" or "fool" a drug test are not effective, and some are even...

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Why is Heroin so Addictive

Why is Heroin so Addictive?

Exploring the Roots of Heroin Addiction Heroin addiction is an intense form of drug abuse. It's difficult to overcome drug addiction, but a drug like heroin requires a unique struggle. Opiate addiction is physical and mental. It's all-consuming. If you don't have the drug for an extended period of time, the...

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Fentapills

Fentapills

The Risks of Fake Prescription Pills An overdose from fentapills is extremely likely no matter what your addiction or how high your tolerance is. I had been using heroin for several years before I entered treatment at Icarus Behavioral Health and had already overdosed once because of fentapills. The rise of fentanyl...

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Meth Face

Meth Face

What is Meth Face and How Can You Prevent It? Maybe you suspect that a friend or loved one is dabbling in meth, but you aren't 100 percent sure. Perhaps you have found yourself struggling with addiction to this drug and now see a common side effect: meth face. But what...

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Can cocaine kill you? A man chops up lines of coke and does not know the risks involved

Can Cocaine Kill You?

Can Coke Actually Kill? Cocaine is one of the most popular drugs globally. This dangerous drug is a potent stimulant that is highly addictive and can seriously affect your health. However, the psychostimulant has a reputation as a safe ‘party drug’ in some circles. But can cocaine kill you? You might think...

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Substance Abuse and Social Isolation

Substance Abuse and Social Isolation

How Substance Use Can Lead to Loneliness Are you tired of feeling lonely as a result of your drug or alcohol use? Unfortunately, substance abuse and social isolation go hand-in-hand. In turn, this can spur more negative feelings. Both can lead to a lack of a support system that could otherwise prevent...

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Why Does My Face Get Red When I Drink

Why Does My Face Get Red When I Drink?

A Telltale Sign of Drinking and How to Prevent It Many people experience facial flushing when they consume a drink or two. The more alcohol you consume, the more likely you are to notice rosy cheeks in the mirror. There is actually a scientific basis for this common condition, and it...

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Signs of Meth Use in Friends and Family

Identifying the Signs of Meth Use in Friends and Family

How Knowing the Signs of Meth Use Can Help Your Loved One Methamphetamine, or meth, is a stimulant drug – meaning that it lets people stay awake and undertake continuous activities with less need for sleep as it affects the central nervous system. Not only is meth highly addictive, but methamphetamine...

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