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Finding Substance Abuse Programs for Lawyers

Apr 13th, 2012 | By

Many individuals in this high stress profession have had problems with overcoming alcoholism or drug abuse and need to seek outside help for their problems. Even if your friend, loved one or colleague who is a lawyer seems to be meeting the requirements of their job fairly well, they may be struggling and need help. Learning the signs of substance abuse for lawyers and understanding how substance abuse programs for
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Rehab center list of abused drugs are on an opiates list. Do abusers need rehab for addiction recovery?

Apr 8th, 2012 | By

Drug rehab centers in Florida learn that opiate addiction starts when often prescribed after surgery or for physical injuries that require pain management. Opiates are any drugs that contain opium or a derivative of opium. Opiates are some of the most effective prescription painkillers available – and that’s exactly what makes them some of the most frequently abused drugs. Prescription drug addicts may reach for opiates because of their narcotic
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Substance Abuse and Law Enforcement Officers

Apr 8th, 2012 | By

When you think of groups of people with drug or alcohol problems, chances are that law enforcement officers are probably last on your list. Although police officers and others in law enforcement have a great deal of job-related stress, few people think that these public servants turn to drugs or alcohol to deal with their pain. The Truth About Law Enforcement Officers and Substance Abuse Several studies show a strong
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The Dangers Of Benzos

Mar 23rd, 2012 | By

Benzodiazepines (“benzos” or “BZD”)  can cause dependence with just a few weeks of use. While most doctors know that benzodiazepine can be a problem and educate their patients on its use, there are still some patients out there who either don’t know the risks or become dependent from overuse. Although benzodiazepines have been very effective at treating short-term anxiety, epilepsy and some movement problems, they can also have some very
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Addicted To Ativan – rehab treatment

Mar 6th, 2012 | By

Ativan is the generic name for Lorazepam and is prescribed as an anti-anxiety drug. As a benzodiazepine drug (“benzo”), it works as a tranquilizer and suppresses the central nervous system. It’s often prescribed for general anxiety disorder and insomnia. Signs of Ativan Addiction Ativan addiction may not be easily apparent at first. The symptoms of regular use and the symptoms of addiction are often the same thing. Not everyone who
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