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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…

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What is Psychological Dependence?

All psychoactive substances, such as alcohol, marijuana, and opiates, have the potential to cause both physical and psychological addiction. But what is psychological dependence? Psychological dependence requires treatment but does not result in your body developing a physical dependency on your substance of choice. Both physical and psychological dependencies can cause withdrawal symptoms and require…