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Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Q & A - How Do I Convince .

Just about everyone who abuses alcohol or drugs has heard about it from their family or friends who've tried to get them to drink less, quit drinking or drugs altogether, or get help in an alcohol ..
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Prescription Drug Addiction May Be the Only Result of Taking ..

There's been a recent rash of news items regarding college kids using prescription drugs _ obtained legally or illegally - to enhance focus. Parents wondering whether or not they should go along with .
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A Drug Addiction Treatment Center is Not Where You Want Your ..

Some parents think their kids will never get involved with drugs - they're good kids, they work hard in school and participate in family activities. While it's true many model kids wouldn't be ..
(June 29, 2008)
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Prescription Drug Addiction Help What Do I Do When My Kids Are .

When parents find out their kids are taking drugs it's difficult to know where to turn. Talking to them, pleading with them, cajoling them, screaming at them - nothing really works. But it's not ..
(June 29, 2008)
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Can Prescription Drug Addiction Be Prevented With Exercise?

A recent study concluded that regular exercise reduces the motivation for taking drugs. This should actually come as no surprise - exercise has already been proven to reduce anxiety and depression, ..
(July 15, 2008)
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Prescription Drug Addiction What Does it Take to Keep Your ..

Years ago, when parents thought their kids weren't the type to take drugs, they were probably right. Now there's about a one in five chance they're wrong. What's really fueling prescription drug ..
(July 17, 2008)
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An Alcohol Rehab Center May Be in Store For Many Top Party ..

Many parents probably don't know there are lists of Top Party Schools - where the kids are more likely to spend their time drinking or hung over than studying. This year, the University of Florida is .
(July 23, 2008)
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Prescription Drug Addiction May Be the Least of Your Problems ..

When it comes to prescription painkillers, we really seem to be between a rock and a hard place. After God knows how many people were killed, injured or turned into drug addicts with OxyContin, ..
(July 28, 2008)
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Florida Drug Rehab Centers Have Their Work Cut Out For Them

A recent talk given by Bob Stutman, the former DEA special agent turned consultant who has been called an “S. O. B. on the side of the angels" by Boston Herald Magazine, and “One of our ..
(April 07, 2008)
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Need For Drug Rehab Spurred By Internet Pharmacies

In some states, Florida, for example, you can't buy over-the-counter cough medicine without showing ID and being logged into the system, but you can buy OxyContin over the Internet anytime and from ..
(March 31, 2008)
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Drug Rehab and Drug Detox for Abusers is Not Enough to Handle ..

If you're still wondering whether prescription drug abuse is really a problem, check out these startling facts from the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). Amazingly, these statistics only include ..
(March 17, 2008)
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Drug Rehab Gets Kids Off Drugs, But How do You Prevent Them ..

Have you ever wondered why the U. S. and many other countries, right down to their cities and small towns, have developed drug cultures so severe that even prescription drug addiction, dependency and .
(March 10, 2008)
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When Drug Rehab Fails - The Consequences Can Be Tragic

Several recent news articles covered the death of Jacob Fetchik who died of a drug overdose in Phoenix, Arizona just eight days after completing drug rehab. A friend gave him prescription drugs - a ..
(January 23, 2008)
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Is Drug Detox My Only Safety Net Against The Dangers Of ..

There are so many articles in the news lately about the dangers of prescription drugs, I'm sure there are people who want to just throw away their medications and take their chances. While there is ..
(January 23, 2008)
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Drug Detox Can Help With Prescription Drug Addiction, But ..

Why are so many people dying or getting ill from prescription drugs? Although some prescription drugs cause addiction and dependency that may require drug detox, and may also lead to using illegal ..
(January 23, 2008)
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Will Drug Detox and Rehab Help Addiction, or Do You Really ..

Many theories have been offered about the cause of addiction. Some say addiction is hereditary, some say the problem is neurotransmitters in the brain that need to be controlled or genetic codes that .
(January 01, 2008)
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Drug Detox and Rehab Alone Will Not Handle the Prescription ..

If one were to create a list of the prescription drugs most likely to cause addiction and dependency, OxyContin, morphine, and methadone would be right at the top. In fact, these drugs are also among .
(January 01, 2008)
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Drug Detox Could Be an Addict's Prescription the Next Time He ..

A new bill is being proposed in Broward County, Florida to allow doctors and police to access a database that would enable them to monitor an individual's use of prescription drugs. With 1,324 people .
(December 26, 2007)
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Drug Detox for Prescription Painkillers Again? When Will We ..

It seems that people are finally getting the point about methadone being a very dangerous drug. Although it's been prescribed as a painkiller for decades, prescriptions have increased by 715 percent ..
(December 12, 2007)
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Drug Detox Could Prevent Death or Injury from Medication Errors

Do you want to lower your health care costs? Getting off prescription medications that aren't really needed may do just that. An added benefit could be that you also avoid being one of the 1.5 ..
(December 12, 2007)
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Is New Drug Detox and Rehab Drug Combination a Viable ..

There's a new drug currently being tested by Las Vegas drug courts. The drug, Prometa, which is actually a combination of three drugs already approved for other uses, is being marketed by Hythiam, ..
(December 12, 2007)
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