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Myths About Drugs

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: December 7, 2020 Updated: December 7, 2020 There is always an air of mystery that surrounds drugs. Some of this mystery comes from people spreading myths about drugs that they know nothing about. Unfortunately, this lack of knowledge makes it difficult for people to protect themselves against drugs. Below…

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The Long-Term Effects of Adderall

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: September 1, 2020 Updated: September 1, 2020 Adderall is a somewhat controversial drug that has come under scrutiny in recent years. A growing number of people are concerned about the long-term effects of Adderall and how they impact people using it. Even worse, people abusing Adderall may suffer from…

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What Are the Side Effects of Adderall?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: March 15, 2020 Updated: March 30, 2020 A lot of people take Adderall for attention deficit problems and related conditions. It can work very well to help children focus. Also, adults use it who have the same types of problems with their attention span. But the side effects of…

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What is Purple Drank?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: February 25, 2020 Updated: February 20, 2020 Purple drink, or drank, is a dangerous and unhealthy beverage. Consuming purple drink means you’re abusing drugs, even if some people portray the beverage as safe. Take a look at what is really inside purple drank, and explore the side effects of…

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How Long Do Prescription Drugs Stay in Your System?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: January 8, 2020 Updated: June 1, 2020 When it comes to drug use in the United States, the primary concern used to be substances like cocaine, marijuana, and heroin. But in recent decades, prescription drug addiction has become a serious problem. Like all drugs, opioids produce short-term effects that…

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Opioids vs Narcotics

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: November 29, 2019 Updated: November 29, 2019 If you or a loved one have a substance abuse disorder related to opioids and opiates, it’s important to know the difference since the impact on your mind and body varies. At Crestview Recovery, our women’s drug rehab program treats opioid and other addictions…

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Is Meth a Narcotic?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: November 24, 2019 Updated: November 27, 2019 Methamphetamine is a drug that causes addiction. A report by the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) reveals that approximately 964,000 people aged 12 or older had a meth use disorder or addiction. Because meth addiction is so common, people have asked, “Is…

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Vyvanse And Binge Eating: The Right Treatment For Binge Eating?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: November 12, 2019 Updated: November 27, 2019 Is Vyvanse What You Need? Vyvanse and binge eating are two things that can go together. It is imperative that you speak with your doctor and Crestview Recovery counselor to explore if you are a candidate to use this drug. Addiction recovery in Portland,…