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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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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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OxyContin vs Oxycodone

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: January 14, 2020 Updated: January 23, 2020 Millions of people in the United States abuse physician-prescribed opiate medications every day. Opiate abuse affects nearly everyone in the country in one way or another, whether directly or through loved ones. When discussing opiate addiction, it’s essential to know the difference…

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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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What is Prescription Drug Addiction and Its Symptoms?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: December 16, 2019 Updated: December 20, 2019 If you take prescription drugs in a manner other than prescribed by your doctor, you are at risk of developing a prescription drug addiction. Doctors often prescribe opioid painkillers like Vicodin and Percocet to help patients manage pain issues after surgery or…

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Vicodin and Teeth Extractions: The Real Risks You Need to Know

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: November 1, 2019 Updated: November 26, 2019 Each year, dental surgery professionals remove an estimated 10 million wisdom teeth, also known as the third molar. Unlike other teeth in the mouth, wisdom teeth are deep-rooted. Removal may cause a few days of intense pain. Because Vicodin and teeth extractions of this nature are…

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Experiencing An Overdose? Drug Overdose Symptoms to Watch For

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: October 1, 2019 Updated: October 23, 2019 If you’re curious about drug overdose symptoms, it’s likely that you or someone you love is struggling with addiction. Living in fear that someone you love may be overdosing on drugs can take a massive toll on your life. At Crestview Recovery,…