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What Are the Most Abused Prescription Drugs?

Prescription drug abuse occurs when a person takes a prescription drug in a way that’s not prescribed by a medical doctor. This may include taking a family member’s prescription painkiller for a backache or injecting ground-up medication to become high. The most abused prescription drugs are opioid painkillers, sedatives, stimulants, and anti-anxiety medications. Identifying prescription…

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What is EMDR and How Can It Help You?

You have probably asked the question, “What is EMDR?” and how can it help you? Actually called Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), this therapy is an interactive technique that is used to remove and relieve stress with psychological origins. It has been widely used and is effective to treat PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)…

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Overcoming Codependency and the Effects of Addiction

Codependency and addiction tend to work in tandem as many people rely on substances for emotional support or a means of escape. The addiction becomes a codependent relationship of its own and you may not feel as though you are strong enough to live without that particular drug. Codependency can also fuel addiction and addictive…

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Non-12-Step Addiction Treatment Center

While many people think of 12-step addiction treatment in Kansas when they need help, other options are available. At Sunflower Wellness Retreat, we provide addiction treatment in a small, private group atmosphere. We use intensive treatment methods that will give you the tools you need to obtain sobriety, prevent relapse, and improve your overall health…

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Teen Addiction Treatment Center in Kansas

Substance abuse is quite common among teens. Roughly half of all high school students have tried an illicit drug before graduating, according to the CDC. This does not account for other substance abuse, such as alcohol, vaping and the misuse of prescription opioids. A teen addiction treatment center in Kansas should provide special services specifically…