Common Street Drugs Part 2: Meth, Weed, Heroin

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Common Street Drugs Part 2: Meth, Weed, Heroin This part 2 follow up discusses 3 more dangerous street drugs that are commonly being used in the U.S. today. Although awareness about the dangers of drug abuse has grown considerably over the last few decades, the problem of addiction continues to exist and, in some cases, is on the increase. Meth, Heroin, and Marijuana are spoken about in the news often. With prescription painkiller addictions turning into street heroin addictions on the rise throughout the entire...

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Common Street Drugs Part 1: Oxy, Cocaine, Mushrooms

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Common Street Drugs Part 1: Oxy, Cocaine, Mushrooms A recent article published by USA today states some quick, hard facts about 6 common street drugs in Wisconsin. But the information discussed is true for most of the US. These drugs make up the more dangerous and prevalent substances that law enforcement have been concerned about recently.   The first 3, discussed here, include Oxycontin, mushrooms, and cocaine. The latter 3 will be discussed in a later blog – part 2. OxyContin – what is it made of and...

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12-Step Alternatives: CBT and REBT

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12-Step Alternatives: CBT and REBT The 12-step approach was started early in the 20th century before the medical community had any real understanding of what caused addiction, or how to treat it. The 12-step approach is a peer-based community support group…basically one addict or alcoholic helping another. It is a culture of recovery that is based in the personal opinions of those who attend meetings and does not take into account the science of addiction, the role of the mid-brain, or the overwhelming presence...

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Alternative to 12 Step Based Rehab

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Alternative to 12 Step Based Rehab The 12-step approach was started back in the 1930’s before the medical community had any real understanding of what causes addiction, or how to treat it. It certainly has helped many people to achieve and sustain sobriety over the years. However, the 12-step approach is a peer-based community support group…basically one addict or alcoholic helping another. It is a culture of recovery that is based in the personal opinions of those who attend meetings and does not take into...

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