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Will My Stay in Rehab Really be Confidential?

Will My Stay in Rehab Really be Confidential?

When you go into treatment for Adderall addiction, one major concern is often whether or not what you disclose will really be confidential. Your privacy is understandably a major concern when entering treatment for your substance abuse. Confidentiality when you enter therapy is one of the main reasons why therapy works. It is within a private context that patients feel comfortable enough to...

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Who Can I Talk to If I Don’t Trust My Family?

Who Can I Talk to If I Don’t Trust My Family?

If you are struggling with an addiction to Adderall or other substance, the relationships within your family may have been fractured. You may even have family members who are addicts as well but are not in recovery. It is completely normal to feel overwhelmed, frustrated and alone if this describes your situation. The key is to create a different support network to help aid you in recovery. What...

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How Important Is It to Build Friendships in My Support Group?

How Important Is It to Build Friendships in My Support Group?

When in recovery for addiction to drugs like Adderall, you likely attend a support group such as Alcoholics Anonymous or Narcotics Anonymous. You likely meet at the same place and time each week. In many cases, you even see the same faces each week. You may share in the support group or just attend and listen to others talk. Whatever the case, it is essential that you build friendships with...

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How Healthy Does Detox Get Me?

How Healthy Does Detox Get Me?

When you go into treatment for substance abuse like to Adderall, one of the first steps taken is to detox. This is the process of getting rid of toxic or unhealthy substances within your body. It is completely normal to be a bit nervous as you may have heard some stories about how rough it can be to go through the process. Don’t make assumptions—one of the best things you can do is talk to...

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How Do Benzos Affect Your Brain Chemistry?

How Do Benzos Affect Your Brain Chemistry?

Benzodiazepines are a class of medication that is often used to treat feelings of anxiety, seizures and insomnia. Benzodiazepines are one of the most widely prescribed drugs in the United States. For example, according to this source,[1] over the five-year period from 2002 to 2007, the number of U.S. prescriptions for benzodiazepines grew from 69 million to 83 million. The most common kinds of...

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What Kind of Treatment Will I Get for an Opiate Addiction?

What Kind of Treatment Will I Get for an Opiate Addiction?

When you have an opiate addiction and start looking into the different kinds of treatment, the results can be startling. Whether you are using heroin, OxyContin, Adderall or some other opiate, many of the treatment methods are often the same. Typically, you will find three main treatment approaches for those who struggle with substance abuse. The following are three main varieties of therapy with...

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Physical Activity, Staying Busy and Living Sober

Physical Activity, Staying Busy and Living Sober

When you are in recovery from drugs like Adderall, you will suddenly have more time on your hands. The hours you once spent intoxicated or under the influence now can be used in different healthier ways. Because of this, you must not be much more intentional with how you spend your time. When you were in rehab, your time was very structured. Well, it is important to keep these structures, to an...

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4 Ways People Disguise Their Use of Adderall

4 Ways People Disguise Their Use of Adderall

Adderall is a prescription stimulant that treats Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and narcolepsy. As the Mayo Clinic explains, the drug maximizes one’s attention and minimizes restlessness, which addresses problematic symptoms and helps people lead productive lives. On the other hand, people can easily abuse this substance, and they can hide this habit in any of the following four...

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Does Sharing Your History of Addiction Help Your Sobriety?

Does Sharing Your History of Addiction Help Your Sobriety?

In addiction treatment and aftercare, recovering addicts are encouraged to share their addiction histories. While what and when to share is each patient’s prerogative, recovering addicts often start by discussing their experiences in one-on-one therapy sessions. Later, in group therapy, patients have opportunities to share their stories with other patients who have similar addiction...

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Morphine Addiction in Veterans

Morphine Addiction in Veterans

From heroin to painkillers, all narcotics are made with natural compounds from poppy plants. Pharmaceutical companies use various alkaloids to make different pain medications (e.g., codeine for hydrocodone and fentanyl for oxycodone), but morphine is the most abundant compound in opium. In fact, the World Health Organization calls morphine the gold standard for pain relief, and its use in US...

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