Stimulant Treatment

How Crack Stay in Your System

How Long Does Crack Stay in Your System?

Wondering about Crack for a Drug Test? Have you indulged in a bit of crack smoking recently? Are you worried about dirty urine for your PO, or that job interview you have lined up? Crack cocaine can be a dangerous drug, but you can come back from the edge of addiction. Keep...

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PPO Insurance Rehab coverage for drug and alcohol addiction treatment

PPO Insurance Rehab

Policies Widely Accepted in Addiction Treatment When you have the goal of entering substance abuse treatment, understanding your insurance coverage is one of the essential dynamics. You need to know your deductibles, copays, what’s covered, what’s not, and how long you’ll receive coverage, with a PPO insurance rehab plan or any...

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Holistic Addiction Treatment Centers

Holistic Addiction Treatment Centers

Rehabilitation that Considers the Whole Person It’s never easy to see a loved one struggle with substance abuse, and it’s even harder to struggle with it yourself. Substance abuse disorder (SUD) is an illness that not only damages the body, but the mind and spirit as well. The all-encompassing damage inflicted by...

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P2P Meth

P2P Meth: The Rise of Super Meth

Methamphetamine use has long been prevalent in the U.S. It has been a significant contributor to the still ongoing drug abuse epidemic in the country. As the opioid epidemic and overdose deaths continue to rise in the U.S. over recent years, methamphetamine or meth has become one of the primary...

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Pink Meth

Pink Meth: The Realities of Strawberry Methamphetamine

Many people are familiar with methamphetamine or crystal meth, thanks to headlines or the news in general. However, when the AMC show Breaking Bad became widely popular, it also helped bring the problems and dangers surrounding meth into the spotlight. At the same time though, the show also promoted unwanted interest...

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Obamacare for Rehab

Does Obamacare Cover Rehab?

As vital as rehab is to the recovery of those struggling with addiction, it unfortunately faces the same stigma as everything surrounding substance abuse and mental health. It can be difficult to seek help for paying for addiction treatment services, or even to find the right places to ask questions like...

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Cocaine Comedown

Cocaine Comedown

It’s a given that most chemical substances that cause abuse disorders have an extremely negative impact. Finding one item people use as crutches for addiction that doesn’t have detrimental consequences is impossible – even substances like marijuana that are considered socially acceptable. However, certain substances have more severe side effects and...

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What is Speedballing

What is Speedballing?

I never thought I’d be in a position to try cocaine. I was always the straight edge kid, straight A student, church goer, and someone who had even preached against drinking from time to time. That wasn’t enough to put me in the wrong place at the wrong time. My...

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Meth Psychosis

The Roots of Meth Psychosis

Pick a drug that people abuse, and the chances are high that some lasting form of emotional scar is attached to that abuse. It doesn’t matter what the individuals’ drug of choice is; all substance abuse cases take a mental toll on the user. Sometimes it’s short-term memory loss – at...

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Cocaine and its Effects - IBH

Looking Closer at Cocaine and its Effects

Cocaine is a powerful stimulant derived from coca leaves found mostly in South America. The active ingredient is called cocaine hydrochloride (HCl), which comes in two forms -- free base or powdered cocaine. When snorted through the nose into the nasal cavity, it creates intense sensations of pleasure similar to those...

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