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    Prescription Medications That Require Medical Detox Treatment - Maryland Recovery

    For years it took many people by surprise, but more and more people are becoming aware that dozens of the medications that doctors prescribe can be addictive. Whether through misuse or prolonged use of a drug, a physical and psychological dependence can develop. Close to 150,000 people were admitted into a substance abuse treatment program […]

    The post What Medications Require Prescription Drug Detox? appeared first on Maryland Recovery.


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    What Is Cyclical Depression Cyclothymia Dysthymia Chronic Depression - Maryland Recovery

    Cyclical depression, or “recurrent depression,” can occur, abate and reoccur throughout the span of a person’s life. It can be difficult to self-diagnose, since emotions fluctuate. Cyclical depression often overlaps other forms of depression and anxiety, including premenstrual syndrome and seasonal affective disorder (SAD); therefore, it requires careful monitoring and attention to various co-occurring emotional […]

    The post What Is Cyclical Depression? Cyclothymia, Dysthymia, Chronic Depression and Depressive Disorders appeared first on Maryland Recovery.


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    Benefits of Narcan Maryland Pharmaceutical Company - Maryland Recovery

    You’ve probably heard of the opioid overdose reversal drug called Narcan, but did you know its manufacturer was based overseas? Now, the owner of Narcan will not only be stateside, but it will be right here in Maryland. In August, a Gaithersburg, Maryland pharmaceutical company named Emergent Biosolutions acquired Adapt Pharma, the Dublin, Ireland-based maker […]

    The post Narcan Now Owned by Maryland Pharmaceutical Company: The Benefits of Narcan appeared first on Maryland Recovery.


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    Do Hangover-Prevention Supplements Miss the Mark on Alcohol Addiction

    In a society that seems to favor deception instead of accountability, those immersed in overconsumption of drugs and alcohol have an uphill battle in controlling the craving and cycle of use. It’s a reality we see and deal with 24 hours a day here at Maryland Recovery. When a relatively new product was brought to […]

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    The Struggle in Admitting the Need for Addiction Help and Getting on Medication

    It can be very difficult for a person to admit that he or she has a substance abuse problem, but it can be equally as stressful to accept the need for medication in recovery. There are many social stigmas surrounding medication, particularly when it comes to chronic conditions and mental illnesses. Treating these issues is […]

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    There’s Nothing Chill About Weed And The Risk For High Blood Pressure Or Stroke

    Public debate over marijuana has persisted for decades, and recent legislative changes across the United States indicate that the public is much more accepting of marijuana as both a medical product and a recreational drug than previous generations. There have been numerous studies about the potential health benefits of cannabis, but the federal Schedule I […]

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    The Importance Of Patience Throughout The Detox And Addiction Treatment Process

    Drug addiction recovery is not easy or short; it is a long-term process involving several phases including detox, rehab, ongoing care, and sober living. One of the most difficult aspects of committing to recovery is the time involved in doing so. A person may feel as though he or she is missing out on life […]

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    Why Listening During Addiction Recovery Speaks Volumes

    There is a big difference between “hearing” and “listening.” Two people can have a conversation, but a person that is only hearing the other person and not really listening is basically just waiting for his or her turn to speak. Developing effective listening ability requires addressing potentially narcissistic qualities in oneself; people naturally value their […]

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    Why Are Fentanyl-Related Deaths On The Rise In Maryland

    Fentanyl is a dangerous opioid that causes a massive number of deaths by overdose each year. While it may start as a prescription from a doctor, it can easily cause dependence. It is often mixed in with other drugs, such as cocaine, and usually the user is not aware that fentanyl is in the drugs. […]

    The post Fentanyl related deaths in Maryland are still rising. Why do the Feds fail? appeared first on Maryland Recovery.


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    Why Is Pregabalin Overdose On The Front Line Of First Responders

    Why Are Pregabalin (Lyrica) Addiction And Overdose Statistics On The Rise? Pregabalin is a prescription-only drug used to treat fibromyalgia and epilepsy. The most common brand name is Lyrica. Some of its effects are still being researched by scientists and doctors, but the reason for improvement seen in these conditions is thought to be linked […]

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