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Sufferers of Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms Given New Hope With Experimental Drug

24th May 2019

New research has revealed that a new drug in its experimental stages has successfully reversed opioid withdrawal symptoms in rats in only three days. This drug shows promise in helping to treat people suffering from opioid withdrawal symptoms when being treated for opioid addiction. The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has revealed figures suggesting

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Can You Avoid Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms?

24th May 2019

Withdrawal symptoms are a very real part of alcohol dependence and addiction. Alcohol withdrawal can be extremely dangerous and have life-threatening side effects and before you decide to detox, it is important to seek medical advice. If you are a heavy drinker, you may need to detox under medical supervision. Alcohol addiction is a serious

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How To Tell Your Friends You’re Struggling With Alcoholism

1st May 2019

Acknowledging that an alcohol addiction is present can be very distressing. Embarrassment and weakness are some of the common feelings of those hiding away from a drinking problem. However, accepting that alcohol abuse and alcoholism is present is one of the strongest steps an individual can take. The Facts About Alcoholism Living with an alcohol

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Legal Highs In The UK: Dangers Of Legal High Abuse

18th April 2019

Although categorised as legal highs, there are many misconceptions linked to herbal and hallucinogenic substances. To many individuals, the legal branding causes individuals to believe that connected dangers are limited, especially when comparing to illegal drugs such as cannabis, cocaine and magic mushrooms. Legal High Addiction Prior to May 2016, legal highs were sold under

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How to Prevent Prescription Drug Addiction

1st April 2019

At Ocean Recovery, we want to help everyone overcome a drug or alcohol addiction. If you are someone you love is addicted to prescription drugs, we have numerous treatment options an array of talented, medically-trained staff to help you overcome your addiction.     How People Become Addicted to Prescription Drugs This is an important

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What is High Functioning Alcoholism?

28th March 2019

We all know the stereotype of the alcoholic who drinks so much they black out in bars; their world falls apart and they lose everything but still have to hit rock bottom before they seek help. That is the image of the alcoholic that is portrayed in the media, but there is another type of

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About The Serenity Prayer

28th March 2019

What Is The Serenity Prayer? Thanks to its increased use in documentaries and TV programmes on addiction, as well as citation on social media, the Serenity Prayer is becoming well-known as an acceptance technique in rehab clinics and focus groups. By citing the Serenity Prayer, an addict learns to come to terms with their addiction

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Illicit drug use by 15-24 year olds: The Facts

20th March 2019

A government report compiled in 2016/17 and released by the Office of National Statistics revealed that 1 in 5 young people in England and Wales has taken illegal drugs. The actual number of people affected was 1.2 million. The most popular drug taken was cannabis, while the second was ecstasy, which saw a particular popularity

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20 of the Absolute Best Addiction Recovery Quotes of All Time – Top 5

14th March 2019

5. Addiction is the disease that makes you too selfish to see the havoc you created or care about the people whose lives you have shattered. 4. It’s gonna get harder before it gets easier. But it will get better, you just gotta make it through the hard stuff first. 3. Recovery is not for

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