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Long-Term Effects of ADHD Medication

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: February 12, 2021 Updated: March 31, 2021 Like most drugs, ADHD medications have side effects, especially when taken in higher doses than prescribed. In many cases, understanding the risks, symptoms, and alternatives can help people avoid unwanted side effects of ADHD medications. People who have been prescribed ADHD medication…

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Long-Term Effects of Meth

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: January 25, 2021 Updated: December 30, 2020 The primary long-term effects of meth abuse are both physical and psychological. As you take a closer look at how meth addiction affects your physical and mental health, you may decide it’s time to get professional help. A meth rehab center in Portland,…

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Is Alcoholism Genetic?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: December 30, 2020 Updated: November 22, 2020 Alcohol use disorder can be caused by genetic, behavioral, and cultural factors. Some people can drink alcohol without developing a physical dependency. Some people cannot. Alcoholism treatment in Portland is available to you if you are struggling with addiction yourself. Our team…

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Drug Addiction vs Drug Abuse Definition

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: December 23, 2020 Updated: March 31, 2021 Trying to decide whether you or someone you love needs residential rehab treatment can be difficult. Making matters even more confusing is the question of the drug addiction vs. drug abuse definition. People often use the terms “drug abuse” and “drug addiction”…

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Drug Overdoses & Coronavirus

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: December 16, 2020 Updated: March 25, 2021 We all know that drug overdoses can be lethal. They can happen at any time, but now that it is legal to have small amounts of heroin, meth, and other dangerous drugs, the possibility of an overdose is always present. Yet, in…

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Opiate Withdrawal Timeline

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: December 15, 2020 Updated: March 31, 2021 In recent years, opiate addiction has become one of the largest growing concerns for people living in the United States. Opiate prescriptions are incredibly easy to come by, whether from a physician, co-worker, or even a neighbor. However, many people don’t realize…

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What Drug Addiction Recovery is Like

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: December 15, 2020 Updated: December 15, 2020 Considering addiction therapy can be frightening if you’re currently in your active addiction. One of the primary reasons for this fear is that addiction drastically changes your brain. It affects the part of your brain that controls your survival needs, like food…

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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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Opiate Recovery Timeline

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: October 5, 2020 Updated: January 19, 2021 Before entering treatment, many people want to know what an opiate recovery timeline looks like. While there are some ways to pinpoint a timeline, it’s important to remember that your addiction didn’t form overnight. Recovery is the same. It’s an ongoing process…

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Cocaine Overdose Symptoms

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: September 25, 2020 Updated: December 16, 2020 Cocaine has long been a popular stimulant that is only available illegally. The substance is derived from the coca plant and grown in South America. It is well known for its short term effect of creating a feeling of euphoria. In addition,…