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The Blackberry Center
18
Jul

Hidden Effects of Chantix and Alcohol on Mental Health

Some people who take Chantix to stop smoking cigarettes have reported that this prescription medication actually assists with lowering the amount of alcohol they’re able (and that they desire) to drink. For people with an alcohol use disorder, combining Chantix and alcohol might sound like a new recovery option to stop smoking and drinking simultaneously. ...
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Gray Death Drug
12
Jul

Gray Death Drug: Florida’s New “Super Drug”?

Florida is in the midst of an opioid crisis, with opioid overdose rates increasing from 54 per 100,000 in 2018 to 94 per 100,000 in 2020. And while there are a variety of causes, there’s evidence that part of the issue is increasing popularity of the “gray death” drug. Gray death is an extremely potent,...
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stages of addiction
05
Jul

What Are the Stages of Addiction?

Becoming addicted to drugs or alcohol is not something that happens overnight. Instead, there are stages of addiction from the very first time somebody uses drugs or alcohol to when the addiction requires professional treatment.  But what exactly are these stages of addiction? And how can you successfully get through them to reach the end...
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27
Jun

Mental Illness List: Common Conditions and Treatments

A complete mental illness list is helpful to understand common mental health disorders that people struggle with in the United States, but finding a comprehensive list isn’t always easy. This is because there are more than 100 mental health conditions defined by the DSM-5, each with their own symptoms and treatment options. That’s why we’re...
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21
Jun

Are Z-Drugs Safe? The Dangers of Sleeping Pill Addiction

Z-drugs are hypnotics that were created as alternatives to other drugs for insomnia treatment. Previously, barbiturates or benzodiazepines were prescribed to combat sleeping difficulties, but risks associated with these sleep aids were often too great to overlook. But are z-drugs any safer? Learn more about z-drugs as sleeping pills and the risks associated with z-drug...
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14
Jun

Myth vs. Fact: Is Drinker’s Nose a Real Condition?

There’s often a specific way that alcoholics are portrayed in the media: bumbling, flushed, and with a characteristic red nose. If you look up pictures of this characteristic, you’ll see a variety of red, bumpy, swollen faces. This is known as a drinker’s nose. Other names for it include whiskey nose, gin nose, and drunk...
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07
Jun

How to Get Addiction Help in St. Cloud, Florida

Florida is known for its sunshine and warmth, but sometimes, there are deeper issues going on under the surface. Unfortunately, thousands of Florida residents face a life-threatening struggle with addiction each and every day. If you are one of these people, you might be wondering how to get addiction help near you. Below, we answer...
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31
May

How to Get a Narcan Kit in Orlando, Florida

In recent years, the opioid epidemic has swept through states like Florida and left behind almost 70 thousand overdose-related casualties. While there are many new and advancing treatment options to combat this drug epidemic in Florida, one of the first lines of defense is the Narcan kit.  When applied properly and in a timely fashion,...
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24
May

Identifying Fake Xanax Bars: Treating Anxiety Safely

There is a fine line to walk when you are trying to treat symptoms of mental health with medication. On the one hand, medication could be very beneficial to easing your symptoms enough for you to work toward a full recovery. But on the other side of things, mental health and addiction struggles frequently go...
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17
May

FAQs About Upper Drugs in 2021

“Upper drugs” is a drug slang term that refers to drugs that act as central nervous system (CNS) stimulants. Also referred to as speed, stimulants can be both legal and illicitly made. While there are legitimate uses for stimulant drugs, most uppers carry addictive potential, and they often lead to drug tolerance and stimulant misuse....
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