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School and Stress

School and stress lead to anxiety in adolescents and young adults. At Zelus Recovery, we understand that anxiety is one of the triggers for substance abuse disorders. To prevent this, we offer early intervention for teens who have begun to experiment with drugs to relieve some of the stress and tension related to the demands…

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How Can A Northwest Addiction Recovery Center Help My Son or Daughter?

Plenty of rehab facilities cater to adults but, are they appropriate for teens and young adults, as well?  Fortunately, at a Northwest addiction recovery center that works exclusively with the younger demographic, your son or daughter can heal in a unique comprehensive environment. The Dilemma Teens and Young Adults Face In many situations, substance abuse…

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Long Term Side Effects of Adderall

Substance abuse disorders are chronic, incurable conditions that can impact your brain chemistry, cognition and behavior. Both illicit and prescription medications pose the risk of physical and psychological addiction. Some of the most commonly prescribed medications, such as Adderall, can cause addiction. As many as 5% of teens and young adults are prescribed Adderall, which is used…