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The Relationship Between Cocaine and Depression | Just Believe Detox
Abused Substances

The Relationship Between Cocaine and Depression

It might seem obvious that someone who is depressed would abuse cocaine. This drug can temporarily neutralize many of the most unpleasant and debilitating symptoms of depression by elevating mood, confidence, and energy. However, these effects are very brief, leaving many persons stuck in a

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Is Adderall Meth? | Just Believe Detox and Recovery
Abused Substances

Is Adderall Meth?

Both methamphetamine (meth) and Adderall are amphetamines and potent stimulants that have significant potential for abuse. Although they have many similarities in common, they are not the same drug—Adderall does not equal meth. While the latter is usually found illicitly, the former is often prescribed

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What Is Heroin Made Of? | Just Believe Detox Center
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What Is Heroin Made Of?

Heroin is a highly addictive and illicit drug and is commonly sold in three different forms: white powder, brown powder, and black tar heroin. Each form of heroin consists of slightly different ingredients, but all are likely to have various other substances added. These can

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Oxycodone vs Hydrocodone: Similarities and Differences

Oxycodone and hydrocodone are prescription opioids used to treat mild to severe pain in individuals. They should only be prescribed for acute pain, such as after surgery or an injury or chronic pain related to cancer or palliative care. In some cases, they may be

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What Is the Drug Shatter? | Just Believe Detox Center
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What Is the Drug Shatter?

“Shatter” is a term that refers to an extremely potent cannabis concentrate, also called butane hash oil (BHO). BHO is produced using butane to extract cannabinoids from the cannabis plant. These chemical compounds interact with brain receptors and induce feelings of euphoria and relaxation. Cannabis

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Substance Abuse and the Risk of Suicidal Depression | Just Believe Detox
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Substance Abuse and the Risk of Suicidal Depression

It is not uncommon for individuals to experience depressive thoughts and feelings while being active substance abusers or recovering from addiction, but what happens if those feelings become dangerous and a person requires professional help? And how can you tell if a person you love

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How Long Do Edibles Stay in Your System? | Just Believe Detox
Abused Substances

How Long Do Edibles Stay in Your System?

Marijuana edibles effects may vary between person-to-person, but most people can expect them to remain in their system for 3-12 days. In contrast, a single marijuana joint remains in a person’s system for only about three days. It can take up to one month for

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RSO Overdose and Risks (Rick Simpson Oil) | Just Believe Detox
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RSO Overdose and Risks (Rick Simpson Oil)

Rick Simpson Oil (RSO) is a cannabis-based oil derived from cannabis plants. It was discovered by a medical marijuana activist of the same name, whose primary contention is that it may cure cancer. Its advocates also suggest it could be beneficial for epilepsy, asthma, and

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Salvia Extracts and Abuse | Just Believe Detox Center
Abused Substances

Salvia Extracts and Abuse

Salvia divinorum, or salvia, is a herb in the mint family found natively in Mexico and Central America. It contains a psychoactive, potentially intoxicating compound known as salvinorin A, a powerful hallucinogen. Depending on its form, salvia can be chewed or smoked, or extracts can

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Fentanyl vs. Morphine | Just Believe Detox and Recovery
Abused Substances

Fentanyl vs. Morphine

Fentanyl and morphine are both opioid drugs that attach to specific brain receptors, and in doing so, mitigate pain sensations induces feelings of pleasure and reward. Both are potent, fast-acting, and can cause severe nervous symptom depression in just one dose. Fentanyl vs. Morphine: The

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