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Kratom Use in West Virginia

Even though kratom is legal in the U.S., it isn’t in several European countries, as well as Malaysia, Thailand, and Australia. This is likely because of the plant’s potential for addiction, as well as negative kratom side effects that affect both the mind and body. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has also banned any …

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Addiction Among First Responders

When you think about first responders, you likely think about brave men and women, serving to protect their communities on a daily basis. You likely picture police officers, firefighters and paramedics dressed in uniform, ready to respond at a moment’s notice. They are the embodiment of bravery, selflessness and heroism. Scores of children wish to …

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Signs That Someone You Love is Struggling With Addiction

The five most common signs of addiction are the initial signs of experimentation, physical signs, behavioral signs, changes in personality, and overall decline in health.  Drug abuse affects individuals from all walks of life and all socioeconomic ranks. Whatever the cause, when someone starts using drugs recreationally or as prescribed, physical dependence and addiction can …

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How to prepare for rehab

Anyone who’s battled drug or alcohol addiction knows how strong you must be to overcome your addiction. First and foremost, it can take several attempts to achieve and maintain sobriety. Most of us that have achieved sobriety will admit it took several attempts to finally kick our preferred substances. It’s also very common to be …

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Can you quit Xanax cold turkey?

Anxiety disorders are the most commonly diagnosed mental illness in the United States. In fact, approximately 30 million Americans used benzodiazepines in 2017. Benzos are man-made medications that belong to the class of psychoactive drugs used to treat various psychological and neurological disorders including insomnia, Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), seizures, alcohol withdrawal and panic attacks. …

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