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Meth Cut With MSM – Are There Hidden Dangers?
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Are There Hidden Dangers When Meth Is Cut With MSM

The use of crystal meth as a recreational substance is a highly dangerous and risk activity. Those afflicted with meth addiction will seek help, treatment, and freedom they deserve when the time is right, however, clients seeking meth addiction treatment have asked what the dangers are from use of meth that has been cut with […]

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10 signs of addiction
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10 Signs Of Addiction

The complex of addiction is vast. In truth, a person can become addicted to just about anything. If a strong physical or psychological urge persists towards a particular act or action, despite its effects, then we have addiction, and it presents it’s self in a multitude of ways; substance use disorder, gambling addiction, internet addiction, […]

what alcohol does to your kidneys
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How Does Alcohol Affect Kidneys – Long Island Center for Recovery

Gone are the days where commonly used substances like alcohol can be considered non-harmful. We know consuming alcohol is not good for health related reasons, but far less discussions have been had around the type of harm alcohol causes and effects on our bodies. Long Island Center For Recovery (LICR) is open to discussing these […]

Emergency Fentanyl Plan
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Emergency Fentanyl Plan – Test Kit & Naloxone – Long Island Center for Recovery

The surmounting deaths from drug overdoses in our country continue to grow at an alarming rate. Nearly 110,000 people have died due to a drug overdose in the past year alone, but with the proper steps, precautions, and resources available, not all, but at least some lives might yet be spared. In no way does […]

Understanding Transfer Addiction After Weight Loss Surgery
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Understanding Transfer Addiction After Weight Loss Surgery

Food addiction is just as afflicting and debilitating as any other destructive addiction or habit. It takes away from individuals’ quality of life, and sadly end lives far sooner than they should. One positive variance that exists for those plagued by food addiction is bariatric surgery. Those overcome by weight and food addiction can physically […]

the history of opioids
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The History of Opioids and The Growth of The Opioid Epidemic

The opioid addiction epidemic in the United States has been well documented over the last several years. It’s unfortunate that something with what started as good intentions has now pained so many lives. In the following article, LICR will provide an overview of the history of opioids, the current epidemic we find ourselves in, and […]

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The Most Addictive Foods In America – What Causes Food Addiction

Food finds itself in difficult position when considered for addiction. In some circles, with obesity steadily increasing and the lethality of its affliction, how could the excess consumption of food not be recognized as an addiction? In other circles, human as a species need food and sustenance to survive, so how can its consumption be […]

mental health and addiction
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The Correlation Between Mental Health and Addiction

There is an undeniable correlation between mental health disorders and addiction, and why wouldn’t there be? These two areas share a common link in the chemical imbalance and brain functions which present challenges shared across each groups. A few statistics which help to underpin these correlations lie in a study where it was discovered that […]

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What Causes Drug Addiction? – Long Island Center For Recovery

What causes drug addiction? If the answer was a simple one, addiction wouldn’t afflict so many people each and every day. Addiction is complex, and the many forms of addiction; drugs, alcohol, gambling and others all have their own entanglements which ensnare those caught in addictions mighty web, but today we will focus on drug […]

7 Tips To Help A Drug Addict Recover
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7 Tips To Help A Drug Addict Recover

Drug addiction does not happen overnight. No one story, or pathway to addiction is exactly the same. Each client has their own unique experience, reasons, and story. Recovery, the same.  No one recovers in the exact same manner, the path to recovery isn’t linear but ebbs and flows in ups and downs as individuals strive […]

What Are The Most Addictive Drugs In America
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What Are The Most Addictive Drugs In America

Substance abuse and drug addiction of all kinds still afflicts us all to some capacity. As a nation, it’s hard to avoid the topic, whether someone you know is battling with addiction, a family member, friend, or acquaintance, the numbers continue to grow as efforts are made to assist those afflicted. To get ahead of […]

the effects of alcohol
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The Effects Of Alcohol

Addiction to alcohol is one of the most difficult of all substance use disorders to treat, particularly because it’s one of the few substances that is perfectly legal to consume, making its consumption an acceptable act in many social and societal circles. Even though alcohol use is legal (if you are of age) and acceptable, […]

is molly addictive?
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Addictive Drugs Overview: Is Molly Addictive?

Today, we are here to discuss the drug commonly known as molly, and unpack the question most asked relating to this drug, is molly addictive? To begin, we will first review some details about molly itself, where it originated, how it is most commonly used, and the effect molly exhibits. Once we understand molly as […]

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OxyContin vs. Oxycodone What’s The Difference? – Long Island Center For Recovery

Drug addiction related to prescription painkillers has announced itself as a growing problem within the United States. Many people; clients, family members, and loved-ones alike, struggle with this particular addiction, as the majority of instances begin with the drugs being prescribed due to a need. Today, we will not be exploring the specific addiction treatment […]

how long does detox take?
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How Long Does Detox Take?

Many people, clients, family members, and loved-ones alike have concerns regarding detoxification. There’s a buzz which surrounds the process of detoxification. Most know it as a difficult period on a patient’s road to recovery but several questions surround the process itself. How will I feel during detox? What is the medical detox protocol for my […]

How Does Suboxone Make You feel?
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How Does Suboxone Make You feel?

Heroin and opioid addictions are matters of extreme importance. Lives are on the line every day and part of the lifesaving efforts for patients around the world include medication assisted treatments (MATs) such as Suboxone. Despite Suboxone being approved by the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) for opioid addiction treatment, many clients have questions surrounding addiction […]

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