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"Percocet is a prescription painkiller that contains a combination of oxycodone and acetaminophen. Most often prescribed for intense, short-term pain felt after surgery or trauma, but it is also sometimes used for patients with severe chronic pain. Percocet is often seen as a safer way to get high because it is legal to purchase. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067"
  • 18 Apr 2021
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"An addiction specialist is a physician certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine and a psychiatrist certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and has demonstrated by education, experience, and examination the requisite knowledge and skills to provide prevention, screening, intervention, and treatment for substance use and addiction. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067"
  • 18 Apr 2021
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"Alcoholics Anonymous is the largest and oldest alcohol support group in the world dedicated to helping members overcome alcoholism. Individuals who attend here are committed to stop abusing alcohol and remain sober. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067"
  • 18 Apr 2021
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"The members here are just like you who are worried regarding there drinking problem. Al‑Anon is a mutual support program for people whose lives have been affected by drinking. Sharing common experiences and applying the Al-Anon principles, your families and friends can bring positive changes to your situations, whether or not admitting the existence of a drinking problem or seeks help. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067"
  • 18 Apr 2021
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"A relapse to addiction is when the person with the past addiction starts doing his or her addictive behavior again after a period of not doing it, known as abstinence. After a relapse, many people experience feelings of shame or regret. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline"
  • 18 Apr 2021
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"As you cut down your opioid use, keep in mind that you also are lowering your body’s tolerance to opioids. As we have noted before, lower tolerance means that your body can no longer handle the larger doses that you were once using. If you go back to the same or a higher dose, either intentionally or unintentionally, you are susceptible to overdose. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067"
  • 18 Apr 2021
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"Your life is a risk and can cause death. Heroin addiction is caused by physical, mental and environmental factors. Overcoming withdrawal does little to treat mental and environmental factors. That’s why most people require professional treatment to quit using heroin and maintain recovery. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067"
  • 18 Apr 2021
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"Completing a rehabilitation program is a major accomplishment worth celebrating. Yet, staying sober is a lifelong process. There's a program gives you support to guide you through the withdrawal that often includes medicine to help ease your symptoms as well as care for medical and mental health conditions your needing. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067"
  • 18 Apr 2021
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"Oxycodone may cause drowsiness. This is more likely to occur when you first start taking it or when your dosage is changed. Do not drive, use heavy machinery, or perform any dangerous tasks until you know how this drug affects you. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067"
  • 18 Apr 2021
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"The most damaging long-term side effect of opioid abuse is harmful to the body’s vital organs. Users may also experience psychological issues, such as trouble concentrating, anxiety and depression. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067"
  • 18 Apr 2021
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"Opiates can block pain and cause feelings of well-being, but they can also cause side effects such as nausea, confusion, and drowsiness. The brain adjusts its functioning to accommodate the continual presence of these drugs, and over time, it loses its ability to function without the drugs being present. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline"
  • 18 Apr 2021
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"Overdosing on opioid painkillers can lead to respiratory depression, a slowing of breathing. At sufficient doses, respiratory arrest can deprive the brain and body tissues of oxygen. This can easily prove fatal, or result in debilitating organ system injury. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067"
  • 18 Apr 2021
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"Fentanyl is considered safe and effective when used and monitored in a medical setting, it also carries a high abuse potential. Fentanyl overdoses can be deadly, so you must call 911 right away if you suspect an overdose may have occurred. A person overdosing on fentanyl may present with the following overdose signs and symptoms. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067"
  • 18 Apr 2021
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"Supporting people who are going through drug-related bereavement can be complicated. Let the bereaved go through this process in their way and in their own time, while having faith that eventually, they will find peace. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067"
  • 18 Apr 2021
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"When the body does not know what it is experiencing, it can attempt to rid the body of the unexpected substance. Vomiting is a natural way for the body to do this. The wear and tear caused by repeated vomiting may result in vomiting blood. However, blood in your vomit could indicate a very serious medical condition. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067"
  • 18 Apr 2021
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"If you have been using heroin for a while, whether as a regular pattern, in binges, or if you have become dependent, you may want to know what to expect if you stop taking heroin and start having a detox. Heroin detox provides a safe space to manage withdrawal symptoms. Supervised medical detox is always recommended to overcome it. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067"
  • 18 Apr 2021
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"When the painkillers are abruptly discontinued or cut way down, people who are physically dependent upon these drugs will experience unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. Due to the dangerous effects of withdrawal, it’s advised that individuals attempting to detox from prescription painkillers do so under the skilled care of a rehab facility so that they can be medically monitored for safety. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067"
  • 18 Apr 2021
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"Narcotics Anonymous bases its treatment on the AA-established 12 steps. The only difference is that the Narcotics Anonymous terminology replaces references to alcohol with simply addiction, as it doesn’t make a distinction between addictions. If you or a loved one is looking for help with drug abuse, call our 24/7 helpline. A caring health care specialist is awaiting your call. Call our 24/7 Helpline +1 (800) 615-1067"
  • 18 Apr 2021
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