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How Long Does Benzo Withdrawal Last?

Benzodiazepines, also called benzos, are widely abused. Although physicians may initially prescribe benzos, this can lead to dependence and abuse. At Serenity House Detox Florida, we have a benzodiazepine detox center where you can receive medical assistance and counseling while you get clean and begin to plan your long-term recovery. Come to us for assistance…

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What Drug Is Crank Associated With?

Are you looking for crank drug information because you’ve heard a loved one talk about using this drug? It’s not uncommon for slang terms like this to make it harder for loved ones to recognize the risks to their loved ones. The name crank is methamphetamine, also known as meth, a highly addictive and dangerous…

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What Is Percocet?

People who have had major surgery or are suffering from moderate to severe pain may be prescribed Percocet by their physicians. If you are one of these people, you may be wondering, what is Percocet? Alternatively, maybe you know someone who is taking this medication. Let’s take a closer look at this drug, its uses,…

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Dangers of Mixing Alcohol and Antibiotics

Having a drink when you’re taking antibiotics can be risky. Depending on why you are taking antibiotics, it may lead to a less effective treatment. Sometimes, mixing alcohol and prescriptions becomes a habit and addiction. When this happens, it’s called polysubstance abuse. It’s dangerous and can create numerous health complications depending on what you’re taking.…

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Early Signs of Painkiller Addiction

Prescription medications played a terrible role in driving the opioid epidemic in recent years. The country continues to battle prescription drug addictions. Most people may not realize those legally prescribed painkillers are far more addictive than many people knew before taking them for legitimate reasons. These powerful drugs only mask pain and discomfort without curing…

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The Causes of Alcohol Addiction

America has a severe alcohol addiction problem, and not nearly enough is being done about it. More than 15 million people struggle with alcohol addiction, but less than 10 percent get treatment. Another 65 million Americans binge-drink at least once each month, putting them at heightened risk of developing an addiction. At Serenity House Detox…