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The Risks of Drinking Alcohol During Pregnancy

Written By PAX Memphis Recovery Center - November 24th, 2020

Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can put an unborn baby at risk while putting the mother’s…

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Heroin Street Names and Slang Terms

Written By PAX Memphis Recovery Center - November 23rd, 2020

Heroin is a highly addictive Schedule I controlled substance. That means the substance is completely…

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How Long Does Methadone Stay in Your System?

Written By PAX Memphis Recovery Center - November 17th, 2020

Methadone is a medication that is sometimes used in the treatment of opioid dependency or…

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Alcoholism and Social Anxiety Disorder

Written By PAX Memphis Recovery Center - November 17th, 2020

Alcoholism and social anxiety disorder are two co-occurring disorders that have extremely high comorbidity. People…

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Methadone Withdrawal Symptoms and Detox Protocol

Written By PAX Memphis Recovery Center - November 11th, 2020

Methadone is a medication that is often prescribed to treat symptoms of opioid withdrawal. However,…

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Can You Get High on Ambien? Understanding Ambien Abuse

Written By PAX Memphis Recovery Center - November 10th, 2020

Ambien (zolpidem) is a powerful sedative prescription medication that is used to treat insomnia. When…

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What is the Difference Between Heroin and Fentanyl?

Written By PAX Memphis Recovery Center - November 5th, 2020

Fentanyl and heroin are both highly addictive and short-acting opioid drugs. They work by binding…

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How Long Does Oxycodone Stay in Your System?

Written By PAX Memphis Recovery Center - November 2nd, 2020

Whether you’ve been prescribed oxycodone for the first time or are worried about an upcoming…

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What is Huffing? Understanding Inhalant Abuse and Addiction

Written By PAX Memphis Recovery Center - October 27th, 2020

Inhalants are substances that are typically found around the average household. Being easy to access…

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Side Effects and Dangers of Snorting Xanax

Written By PAX Memphis Recovery Center - October 26th, 2020

Xanax (alprazolam) is a sedative-hypnotic prescription drug, or benzodiazepine, that is used to treat anxiety…

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