Police officers are the frontline soldiers in daily conflicts, incidents, accidents and violence. While often under-appreciated, these men and women help make our communities stronger and safer every day. Unfortunately, police officers work under constant stress and pressure. Many police officers suffer trauma because of this constant daily stress, and some become affected with PTSD. … Continue reading Trauma Therapy for Police Officers
Methadone use carries risks and side effects that can negatively impact lives in many ways. Methadone has very similar side effects to that of heroin and morphine, but less severe. The intent behind the use of methadone is to help wean heroin and morphine users off the drug without producing serious withdrawals. Similar to that … Continue reading How Methadone Use Can Affect Emotional Health
Methadone is a powerful pain reliever in the opiate family. Methadone is also used as part of a treatment program for heroin addiction as it reduces the withdrawal symptoms associated with detox. Narcotics like methadone can slow breathing, eventually resulting in death. Using more methadone than prescribed by your doctor can be dangerous and can … Continue reading How Much Methadone Will Cause an Overdose?
Rohypnol is a benzodiazepine prescribed for short-term treatment of anxiety, insomnia, muscle spasms and other issues that can improve with the use of central nervous system depressants. It is also known as a popular party drug that causes relaxation and euphoria, and intensifies or counteracts the effects of other intoxicating substances. It is highly addictive … Continue reading How Rohypnol Affects Your Eating Habits and Appetite
In 2000, California voted yes on Proposition 36, a law that would allow alternative sentencing for nonviolent offenders. This law amended a previous “Three Strikes” rule set in place that would mandate a life sentence to offenders convicted of three serious crimes. This legislation created an influx of clients into drug treatment facilities and, since … Continue reading Prop 36 and Outpatient Rehab
For many people, shopping is a relatively normal activity of daily life that you give little thought to. For others, however, shopping takes on an entirely different meaning. It can become as destructive as any other addiction types and result in a financial nightmare for the shopper and family alike. This is referred to as shopping … Continue reading Online Shopping Addiction
Rohypnol (flunitrazepam), infamously dubbed the date-rape drug, is a prescription benzodiazepine about 10 times stronger than similar drugs, like Valium and Xanax. Rohypnol is illegal in the US, but it is widely available in Europe and Latin America, so it is often sold even in America. Relative to other substances, Rohypnol is an inexpensive drug … Continue reading 4 Common Treatment Methods for Rohypnol
While addiction is a disease that the addict has little control over other than to accept treatment, drug abuse and addiction develop due to an individual’s choices. The inability to cope with difficulties and process negative emotions or simply being an impulsive person who thinks about the short-term rather than the long-term are personality traits … Continue reading Addictive Personalities and Rohypnol Addiction Development
Methadone is a narcotic pain reliever that is most commonly used for the treatment of opioid dependence and addiction. Under medical supervision methadone can allow an opioid addict to undergo detox and withdrawal with minimal or reduced symptoms. Methadone typically comes in pill form with varying dosage strengths. There are numerous companies that manufacture and distribute … Continue reading How Do I Identify Methadone?
Rohypnol is a benzodiazepine that is prescribed for short-term use. It works by enhancing the effects of neurotransmitters in the brain to create a sense of calm. When taken for short periods of time as directed, the drug is relatively safe and carries little risk of overdose. However, effects produced by Rohypnol, such as confusion … Continue reading Effects of Rohypnol Abuse on the Immune System