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Are Percocets Habit-Forming?

  Percocets are a powerful combination of oxycodone and acetaminophen, two elements that, when combined, can be highly addictive. Although they’re commonly prescribed to treat moderate-to-severe pain, Percocet’s euphoric effects make it an attractive option for recreational use. But what many people don’t realize is that Percocet abuse can have serious consequences, including dependency and…

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Can Percocets Cause Mental Illness?

Although Percocets can help manage pain and other medical conditions, they can also cause several side effects. Percocet is an opioid prescription pain reliever that contains oxycodone and acetaminophen. While Percocets are commonly used to treat short-term pain, the drug can have serious long-term side effects. Percocet can cause changes in mental functioning, including an…

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Group Therapy Activities For Substance Abuse

One out of every seven Americans experiences substance abuse in some form. Dealing with substance abuse and addiction is a complex issue requiring a multi-faceted approach. For this reason, residential treatment centers focus on individual counseling and group therapy activities. During group therapy, individuals help each other through introspection and expression leading to healing. There…

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Percocet Withdrawal Symptoms

Is Percocet addictive? Unfortunately, the answer is yes. When people develop an addiction to this drug, they can expect to have potentially painful Percocet withdrawal symptoms once they stop using the drug. At Memphis Recovery Centers, our drug addiction treatment program includes treatment for Percocet use. Our team recognizes that potential Percocet withdrawal symptoms deter…

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What Are Dabs and Are They Dangerous?

With the legalization of marijuana, many people are beginning to explore more cannabis-related products for recreational or medicinal use. One cannabis-related product that is gaining popularity is known as dabs. Dabs contain a high level of THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis. As a result, dabs can be highly addictive for some people and may…

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Long-Term Effects of Adderall

Although Adderall has been used for quite some time, the amount of prescriptions written for the drug has increased significantly. The drug’s benefits to people who have ADHD make it a preferred choice. According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, ADHD became an official educational disability in 1991. This approval caused a significant growth…