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What is NBOMe?
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What is NBOMe?

NBOMe is a family of synthetic or designer hallucinogens that is considered a New Psychoactive Substance (NPS). It was synthesized in the early 2000s and became available in 2010. NBOMe was designed to mimic the effects of LSD, methamphetamine, and mescaline which is a drug made from the cactus plant. Slang terms for NBOMes include:...

How to Mentally Prepare Yourself for Going to Rehab
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How to Mentally Prepare Yourself for Going to Rehab

According to the Centers for Disease Control, over 130 people die from an opioid overdose every day.  As challenging as drug rehabilitation seems, it’s a far better option than death. With the right care, you can get the most out of the experience and achieve your full potential. Here are 10 ways to mentally prepare yourself before going...

New Diversions: 9 Unique Hobbies for Recovering Addicts
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New Diversions: 9 Unique Hobbies for Recovering Addicts

When you’re first getting sober it may seem like you have a lot of free time on your hands. Since boredom is a trigger for recovering addicts, it’s important that you find new hobbies that are fun and distracting to fill all those empty hours. Luckily, we’ve got some great suggestions for hobbies that recovering addicts can pick up...

7 Common Signs of Substance Abuse in the Workplace
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7 Common Signs of Substance Abuse in the Workplace

Drug use among the workforce in the United States has increased quite a bit over the last few years. The results of one study showed that, of 10 million workforce urine tests, 4.2 percent of them tested positive for at least one illicit drug. Plenty of workers in the U.S. are abusing drugs, and many of them...

Drug Addiction Vs Dependence: Understanding The Main Differences
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Drug Addiction Vs Dependence: Understanding The Main Differences

America’s battle with drug addiction and dependency wages on. It’s been a major problem in this country for countless numbers of years. We’ve seen husbands, wives, children, grandparents, neighbors, and distant friends and relatives taken down dark paths with drugs and alcohol and there’s no way to stop it. As we become more aware of...

How to Pack for Rehab: A Checklist
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How to Pack for Rehab: A Checklist

Millions of Americans struggle with drug and alcohol addiction every year, but only about 11 percent of them actually get help from a rehabilitation program. If you’ve made the decision to go to rehab, congratulations on prioritizing your well-being and taking a big step toward recovery. If you’ve decided to go to rehab, you might also have...

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