What Does Heroin Do To You?

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Heroin is a dangerous, very addictive drug and is a Schedule I controlled substance. Many people who use heroin find it nearly impossible to quit on their own. In this article, you’ll learn what exactly heroin is, what it does to you, and learn about effective treatment options for quitting this drug.  What is Heroin? […]

What Does Cocaine Do To Your Brain

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Cocaine is a stimulant drug that is highly addictive and can cause severe damage to the brain. Even if you only use cocaine a few times, you are still at risk of damaging your brain. In this article, you’ll learn what cocaine is, what exactly it can do to your brain, and which treatment options […]

Why Are Drugs Laced with Fentanyl?

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Fentanyl is a dangerous, powerful drug that is commonly prescribed as well as illicitly manufactured. When made illegally, Fentanyl is often laced with other drugs as a result of its potency. This makes it less expensive to produce strong drugs but can make an overdose much more likely. What is Fentanyl? Fentanyl is a prescription […]

How Long Does Benzo Withdrawal Last

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Benzodiazepines are a class of drugs that include Xanax, Valium, Klonopin, and Ativan. Also known as Benzos, they are typically prescribed medications to treat generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and similar central nervous system disorders.  However, many people who are prescribed these medications can quickly become addicted. Other people might choose to misuse benzos without […]

Why Do People Abuse Adderall

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You’ve probably heard of Adderall being used to help individuals concentrate. But just like other prescription drugs, it’s very addictive and can have side effects that feel similar to methamphetamine. What is Adderall? Adderall is a prescription stimulant that is prescribed by doctors to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (also known as ADHD). As with […]

How Are Trauma and Addiction Related

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Experiencing trauma as a child or even as an adult is closely tied to drug and alcohol addiction. Many people become dependent on drugs as a way of self-medicating to help them cope with the traumatic event. It’s also common for individuals to not even realize their behaviors and addictions are a result of not […]

Treatment for Alcoholism and Depression

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Did you know that alcoholism and depression can co-exist? Excessive alcohol consumption can often have depression as the underlying cause of the drinking. And because alcohol is one of the easiest drugs to obtain, this can make it a go-to choice for those who are struggling with depression. Similarly, drinking itself can cause symptoms of […]

How to Heal From Trauma

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Many of us deal with the daily stressors of life– traffic, jobs we don’t like, family disputes, and general stress. However, those that experience events outside of the normal reactions of life are likely to have been classified as experiencing trauma. Trauma can cause changes in out lives and our significant relationships. Healing from trauma […]

Paying For Rehab

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American Addiction Centers states that one of the biggest deterrents from people seeking treatment is the fear of paying for rehab costs. Substance abuse treatment can be expensive, but it is the first step in your recovery journey and in living a sober life.  At Gloria Rehab, we walk you through each step of the […]

What to Expect: Inpatient Heroin Addiction Treatment

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Drug abuse has been one of the highest killers in our world for over a decade. Last year, opioid use disorder was the cause of over 65,000 deaths in the United States. You or your loved one do not need to be part of this statistic.  At Gloria Rehab, we know it can be overwhelming […]