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Archive for the ‘prescription drug rehab’ category

Prescription Drug Rehab

Written on: June 2nd, 2010 By:

In the US, abuse of prescription drugs is not only rising more rapidly than that of street drugs, it has overtaken it.  According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), an estimated 48 million Americans,  20% of the total population, are abusing prescriptions today.  That’s more than those abusing all street drugs combined. The […]

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California Prescription Drug Rehab

Written on: May 18th, 2009 By:

California Prescription Drug Rehab If you or a loved one is hooked on prescription pills, there’s no better place to go for California prescription drug rehab than SouthCoast Recovery in Dana Point, California. SouthCoast Recovery has received national attention for its specialized program tailored to treat those struggling with prescription drug addiction. Whether it’s opiate-based […]

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Prescription drug addiction

Written on: March 9th, 2009 By:

Prescription drug addiction can happen to anyone. Prescription drug addiction can happen to everyone, in fact: your neighbor, your husband, your children. Yourself. Prescription drug addiction knows no social boundaries, heeds no class distinctions. Prescription drug addiction just happens, is the point; it just IS. And pretending like it isn’t very certainly won’t make it […]

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Warning of this year

Written on: December 24th, 2008 By:

SouthCoast Recovery says, Warning of this year – prescription drug addiction and abuse is becoming more of a problem in our country than illegal street drugs, as evidenced by the latest Monitoring The Future (MTF) study shows from the University of Michigan. The 2008 MTF survey indicates a continuing high rate of prescription drug abuse […]

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SouthCoast Recovery have been warning of this for years – prescription drug addiction and abuse is becoming more of a problem in our country than illegal street drugs, as evidenced by the latest Monitoring The Future (MTF) study shows from the University of Michigan. The 2008 MTF survey indicates a continuing high rate of prescription […]

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The Pill Problem

Written on: September 24th, 2008 By:

As prescription drug abuse soars in the United States, Dana Point’s SouthCoast Recovery is taking the issue head on By Nathan Wright Dana Point Times Howard Larkin still carries his jail identification card in his wallet, a grim reminder of darker days. His former life ended abruptly in 1999 when he was arrested inside a […]

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DANA POINT, CALIFORNIA, July 18, 2008 (FPRC) — When people consider drug and alcohol treatment, typically what comes to mind is a circle of “patients” sitting under fluorescent lights, sipping coffee out of Styrofoam cups and talking, sharing their feelings. But the clients of SouthCoast Recovery, California’s leading alcohol and drug rehab center, will be […]

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Prescription Drug Abuse Treatment

Written on: September 9th, 2008 By:

In the pervious blogs we have seen about the Prescription drug abuse Consequences, effects, etc. Today, we will see about the prescription drug rehab. Due to the physical dependence created by prescription drug abuse, addiction treatment begins in a residential treatment facility. The initial phase of treatment is detox. It is here, under medical supervision, that […]

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Prescription Drug Abuse Consequences

Written on: September 8th, 2008 By:

Most prescription drugs are physically addictive. To abruptly discontinue prescription medications could create a situation where you could immediately experience seizures or convulsions. It is for this reason that withdrawal from prescription medications should be gradual and under medical supervision. This is best accomplished in a residential treatment program to guard against any medical complications. […]

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Prescription Drug Abuse Effects

Written on: September 5th, 2008 By:

Prescription drug abuse may start out as taking appropriate medication for a legitimate medical problem, as described in Previous blogs. However, people have also been known to take prescription medication to deal with emotional problems. The only thing most of these medications do for emotional problems are “mask” or “numb” the actual feelings. Although you […]

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