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Does OxyContin Make You Angry?

Have you or a loved one been prescribed the painkiller OxyContin?  Have you noticed a change in mood? Know what to expect!  Typical side effects of OxyContin may differ with side effects of OxyContin addiction or withdrawal. Most often, anger is only a side effect of OxyContin withdrawal. What is OxyContin? OxyContin is the brand…

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Benzodiazepines (Xanax): What You Need To Know

The importance of understanding the uses of prescription medication when introduced to a potentially addictive substance By Alisha Barnes, M.S, LPC   What Are Benzodiazepines Benzodiazepine refers to a class of medication, which is more often recognized by the individual brands, including Xanax, Ativan and Klonopin, amongst others. This class of medication is typically seen…

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Is it Safe to go to Treatment during the COVID-19 Crisis?

Right now is an unprecedented and trying time for many. With social-distancing being the number one recommended precaution against the Corona virus, it can be difficult to justify entering a treatment facility even when you know you are in need of help. It can be hard to know what to do. When the country is in a health crisis, and you find yourself in crisis…

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Cocaine on the Brain

By Gregg Snook M.A., NCC, LPC I was planning out some articles and it came up that people are aware of “DRUGS” (said in a spooky and ominous tone).  So, it’s more like “DRRRRUUUUUGGGSSSS WOOOOOO,” like a ghost story.  I wanted to take some time to discuss and explain further individual drugs, and why they…