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Our blog offers information on addiction-related issues and topics for recovering individuals and their loved ones. Here, you can seek information about substances of abuse, side effects, treatment, current medications, therapy, inpatient programs and more.

Addiction: Ohio’s Deadliest Crisis

  In 2018, 3,764 Ohio residents died from an unintentional drug overdose, and with opioids responsible for the majority of the...

Apr 14, 2020

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5 Causes And Risk Factors For Fentanyl Addiction

Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is usually prescribed in a hospital setting. Fentanyl has a high potential for abuse, and can lead to...

Jan 28, 2020

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5 Signs Your Loved One Is Abusing Hydrocodone

Developing an addiction to hydrocodone can start slowly but will soon affect a person’s health and lifestyle. An addiction to...

Jan 28, 2020

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Does Heroin Use Reduce Life Expectancy?

Drug overdose is now the leading cause of death among the under-55 population. With all this mortality, it’s fair to wonder how...

Jan 27, 2020

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4 Things That Can Happen During A Heroin Overdose

If you notice any of the following things that can happen during an overdose, call 9-1-1 immediately. 1. Breathing Starts To Shut Down...

Jan 27, 2020

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Can You Detox From Heroin At Home?

The term “detox” refers to the first stage of the recovery process that begins when you stop using heroin. During detox,...

Jan 27, 2020

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How Meth Is Made: The Dangers Of Methamphetamine

Here’s a rundown of some of the steps that go into making meth … and why making meth is as dangerous, if not more so, as taking...

Dec 31, 2019

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Understanding Meth Psychosis

Short-term meth use induces a feeling of energy and well-being. The person may feel like they can do anything. The effect is short-lived,...

Dec 30, 2019

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5 Signs You’re Enabling Your Loved One

  As a parent, spouse, sibling, or other loved one of someone struggling with addiction, it is natural to want to help this person you...

Dec 23, 2019

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5 Ways Music Therapy Helps In Recovery

  Music is an important part of many peoples’ lives. Music is a way individuals express themselves, relate to others, and relax,...

Dec 23, 2019

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