Our New Narconon Reviews Site Launch

*+-Word of mouth has always been the most reliable way to find new products and services. Naturally, if you are looking for a company to supply a certain personal need, you will tend to ask around and try to find out from your friends and associates what they think of the local businesses. You want to know what their experiences were with the businesses, including both the positive and the negative. No matter what glowing statements the business may have to make about itself in its own marketing, what you really want to see is what others who have been…

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Narconon Reviews The Four Components of Consistent Results with Treatment

*+-The field of drug addiction treatment is notorious for the immense variety of treatment options and for divergent opinions and approaches for helping patients. Unlike many health conditions, addiction is an affliction for which there is not an established consensus in the medical field concerning a cure or the best approaches for managing the problem. Some focus on the emotional and behavioral aspects of addiction. Others rely heavily on faith-based recovery methods. An alarming number are focused on the medicated approach, essentially replacing one drug with another. An addict seeking treatment can expect to be met with a wide-ranging menu…

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The Dangers Of New Synthetic Drugs

*+-A recent story in Scientific American highlighted the dangers of several new synthetic drugs which are becoming increasingly widespread throughout the United States. These drugs are only the latest iteration of a common theme throughout mankind’s history. Humans have for as long as we know used different types of plants for the purpose of achieving altered states of consciousness. Evidence has been found of the ritual use of cannabis as far back as the 3rd millenium B.C. in the area that is now Romania, as well as in China, India and throughout the Middle East. Certain tribes in the American…

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Officials Urge Parents Not To Ignore Signs Of Drug Abuse Or Overdose

*+-Teen drug abuse is a growing problem, with an increasing variety of ways to get high and greater word of mouth via the Internet.  Though alcohol and marijuana remain the most popular drugs, household items are often abused due to their accessibility.  Officials urge parents to act immediately on any perceived changes in their children that might indicate drug abuse, including strange behavior or changes in friends. Huffing Common household products can be inhaled or “huffed” to get high.  This includes such chemical substances as hair spray, whipped cream cans, nail polish, and glue, paint thinner, butane gas lighters, and…

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Which Are More Dangerous Synthetics Or Illicits

*+-The international drug epidemic can add synthetic drugs to the top of their list of flare-ups.  Though touted as safer alternatives, these new and increasingly popular substances may in fact be more dangerous than their traditional alternatives. The most obvious crisis is how accessible these drugs are.  In many cases, they are legal.  Although bath salts was recently labeled an illicit drug, even an amateur chemist can change the formula and sell it as something else under the guise “Not for human consumption”.  Synthetic drugs have long been sold this way in convenience stores across the country–making it available to…

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What Are Factors Behind Widespread Use Of Adderall

*+-Adderall has only been around since 1996 but in that short time, it has become a dangerously popular study aid for students. Adderall is made up of different forms of amphetamine, a drug that also goes by the nickname “speed.” Doctors claim that in a younger person, this drug helps them calm down and focus. In high school and college students, it is being abused so it will provide a burst of energy that can carry them through a late night of studying or finishing a paper for a class. But because it is made from amphetamines, it is addictive.…

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Do You Ever Hear Your Child Talk About A Skittles Party

*+-Most people know that Skittles are small hard candies that come in multiple colors and flavors. Oddly enough, Skittles have become associated with drug use by youth in not just one but actually several ways. When youth gather together and pool a supply of prescription drugs, it’s said that they are all placed in a bowl that anyone can sample from. That’s called a Skittles Party. Those wanting to get high take out one or a few pills without regard for the type of drug they contain. They could be stimulants (uppers) like Adderall, Ritalin or Concerta. Or they could…

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Conversion From Prescription Drugs To Street Opiates Means Heroin Abuse Worse With First Time Users Younger

*+-As amazing as it might seem, there are some heroin users who maintain their addictions over decades. They become accustomed to dealing with the varying potency of heroin and any overdoses that occur are never bad enough to kill them. A heroin addict may manage to maintain a habit for forty years although he or she will probably live a marginal life of homelessness and criminality. There are other heroin addicts that, once they get going, decline into an unhealthy state quickly and then there are those who overdose and lose everything. The Switch from Prescription Drugs to Street Drugs…

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Surprise For Parents When Study Finds Most Alcohol Drug Abuse Starts In Teen Years

*+-It’s so common for teenagers to cleverly hide their substance abuse from their parents that those people who should be the first to know may be among the last. Parents are not on the lookout for a study that finds most alcohol, drug abuse starts in teen years. Many parents feel unprepared to educate their children on underage drinking or drug use. One survey found that 28% of parents felt that there is very little parents can do to prevent their children from using alcohol, for example. But still, most parents try. At least they do when it comes to…

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