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When to Seek Help for Heroin Addiction

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 13, 2021Updated: October 8, 2021Heroin is a highly addictive drug that can alter your brain chemistry, behavior, and thoughts, and feelings. This drug takes a tremendous toll on the body of young and older adults alike. It also has debilitating withdrawal symptoms that make…

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Indicators of Drug Withdrawal

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 5, 2021Updated: October 11, 2021Drug withdrawal happens when a person has an addiction and dependence on a drug. That drug has altered the way the brain functions. Drug withdrawal symptoms can be so significant that they often lead to relapse. That doesn’t mean you…

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The ‘Hidden’ Myths About Drugs

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 6, 2019Updated: May 7, 2021We’ve all heard common myths about drugs: drug addiction is not a disease; you can detox on your own; or If someone close to you were addicted, you would know it. However, there are other myths about drugs that you…