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What is the Root Cause of Addiction?

2020-03-18T17:41:47-07:00February 17th, 2020|

Drug and alcohol addiction is a compulsive disorder that leads an individual to seek drugs and alcohol habitually. But how does that addiction start? There are many theories and opinions about the root cause of addiction. According to SAMHSA, the

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The Valium Withdrawal Timeline: Step-by-Step

2020-03-18T17:41:52-07:00October 4th, 2019|

Valium is a type of benzodiazepine drug ("benzos") often prescribed to treat anxiety disorders and seizures. It can become highly addictive, though. As a benzo drug, it can have altering effects on the brain and its neurotransmitters. Because of this,

History of Meth Use in Costa Mesa, CA

2020-03-18T17:42:20-07:00September 23rd, 2019|

According to a report issued by the National Institute of Drug Abuse, crystal meth or methamphetamine as it's properly known has become one of the most dangerous drugs not only in Costa Mesa but in the country. The sad fact

Chronic Pain and Opioid Diversion

2020-03-18T17:42:20-07:00September 19th, 2019|

With the ever-increasing number of opioid abuse cases in the United States, we have to look at where so much of this family of drugs are coming from. While heroin does account for a large percentage of the problem, a

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Resources for Successful Medical Detox Orange County

2020-03-18T17:42:24-07:00July 30th, 2019|

A medical detox fасіlіtу іѕ а trеаtmеnt center thаt іѕ ѕtаffеd wіth dосtоrѕ and nurѕеѕ trаіnеd іn hеlріng раtіеntѕ соре wіth thе withdrawal symptoms оf еаrlу drug оr alcohol аbѕtіnеnсе. Wіthоut medical саrе, thеѕе withdrawal symptoms саn bе unрlеаѕаnt, dаngеrоuѕ,

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