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Abused Substances

What Is Nodding on Heroin?

What Is Nodding on Heroin? Nodding is exactly what it sounds like. Once heroin takes effect, a person may go in and out of consciousness in a manner that seems much like sleeping. Drug abuse causes many changes in a person’s behavior, and nodding is

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Overcoming Addiction Using a Comprehensive Plan | Just Believe Detox
Addiction

Overcoming Addiction Using a Comprehensive Plan

For many, overcoming addiction seems like an impossibility, and yet, countless individuals have been able to break free from the vicious circle of substance abuse. It requires taking the first step, seeking treatment, and long-term sustainability. Those who are genuinely motivated can find satisfaction in

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Why Is Heroin Addictive? | Just Believe Detox Center
Abused Substances

Why Is Heroin Addictive?

Addictive substances alter the brain’s reward and pleasure centers in both function and structure. The human brain is designed to fondly remember experiences that produce pleasurable feelings and motivate us to continue engaging in the behaviors associated with them. Many experts believe that heroin is

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What is Peyote? | Just Believe Detox
Abused Substances

What is Peyote?

Peyote is a small plant from the cactus family. It’s typically found in the Southwest region of America, Peru, and Mexico. Peyote contains a hallucinogen known as mescaline. Mescaline is not known to cause physical dependence, but users of the drug may become psychologically dependent

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Disease Model of Addiction | Just Believe Detox Center
Addiction

The Disease Model of Addiction

It wasn’t that long ago that society perceived addicts and alcoholics as immoral, rather than having a chronic disease that required intensive, long-term treatment. The presumption was that people who suffered from addictions were morally and spiritually bereft and indolent, self-indulgent, impulsive, and reckless. As

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Motivational Addiction Quotes | Just Believe Detox
Addiction

Motivational Addiction Quotes

The road to recovery can be extremely challenging and often seemingly impossible to navigate. For this reason, it’s crucial that those who are attempting to depart on this journey remain motivated and continue to remind themselves of their ultimate purpose. One way to promote immediate

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What Is Molly? | Abuse, Addiction, and Treatment | Just Believe Detox
Abused Substances

What Is Molly?: Abuse, Addiction, and Treatment

Molly is a recreational party or “club drug” that consists of the psychoactive substance MDMA (methylenedioxymethamphetamine). Molly is essentially the powdered capsule form of MDMA, versus Ecstasy, which is also MDMA but is found in tablet form. Molly is a synthetic drug that can act

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Psychological vs. Physiological Dependence | Just Believe Detox
Addiction

Psychological vs. Physiological Dependence

The idea that drug-seeking behavior can be separated into components independent of each other, such as being primarily mental or physical, does not fit with what health professionals and scientists understand about addiction and the many factors that influence it. Moreover, all psycho-emotional processes have

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Paxil Withdrawal | Just Believe Detox
Abused Substances

Paxil Withdrawal

Paxil is a pharmaceutical drug in the SSRI family of medications. Patients take Paxil to combat anxiety and stress. The challenge with Paxil is that, while on the drug, patients start feeling so good that they don’t want to come off of it. This develops

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