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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:...

Loving An Alcoholic
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Loving An Alcoholic

Loving an alcoholic parent, spouse, relative, or friend isn’t always easy. While all relationships take work, loving someone with addiction comes with a unique set of additional challenges. And these challenges include things that are mental, physical, spiritual, social, and financial. From the mental health risks on both sides to the physical health scares addicts...

4 Of The Most Common Addictions to Drugs and Alcohol
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4 Of The Most Common Addictions to Drugs and Alcohol

Drug and alcohol addiction can destroy everything, and it’s only getting worse over the years. Whether it’s caused by tough times or easy access, bringing drugs or excessive amounts of alcohol into your life will do nothing but cause trouble – and nowhere is that trouble more prevalent than in the most popular substances. The most common...

Can I Do DUI Rehab Instead of Jail? Your DUI Rehabilitation Options, Answered
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Can I Do DUI Rehab Instead of Jail? Your DUI Rehabilitation Options, Answered

One out of every three people will be involved in a drunk driving accident at some point in their lifetimes.  And if you aren’t careful, you might be the person who causes it.  That’s why going to rehab after a DUI offense is so important. But depending on your circumstances, you might end up in jail...

Drinking Problem: What is Withdrawal Like?
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Drinking Problem: What is Withdrawal Like?

Approximately 15.1 million adults in the United States currently suffer from alcohol addiction and abuse. Of all these people struggling with drinking problems, only about 6.7 percent of them actually get help. Some people never get help because they don’t realize they have a problem. Others are afraid of what will happen when they stop drinking. If...

Sober Summer Tips: Staying Dry When It’s Hot Out!
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Sober Summer Tips: Staying Dry When It’s Hot Out!

The temperature is mercilessly rising and the sun is shining bright this summer. There’s nothing like a refreshing nonalcoholic beverage to stay cool and beat the heat. When you’re in recovery, though, summer holiday parties where participating in the celebration all but mandates having a hard drink in one’s hand can make staying sober seem...

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