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What Is Angel Dust?

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamMedically Reviewed BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: June 2, 2022Updated: June 29, 2022What is angel dust? Angel dust is a street name for the drug phencyclidine, a hallucinogenic. You may know it better as PCP. Angel dust was developed in the 1950s as a surgical sedative but…

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What to Expect in Heroin Addiction Treatment

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: November 3, 2021Updated: March 3, 2022For those struggling with heroin use, attending a center that specializes in heroin addiction treatment is often the best option for proper treatment. Heroin is a highly addictive substance that compromises physical and mental health and…

The Dangers of Synthetic Opioids

The Dangers of Synthetic Opioids

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: October 20, 2021Updated: October 5, 2021The opioid epidemic has harmed countless individuals and their loved ones across the country in recent years. Despite substantial efforts toward reducing opioid misuse, the nation is far from having this public health crisis under control. If an…

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Cocaine Abuse Symptoms to Look For

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: October 13, 2021Updated: October 5, 2021Cocaine is a dangerous and highly addictive stimulant that comes in a few different forms. Experts estimate that millions of people use cocaine every month. Statistics show that adults under 25 are more likely to abuse…

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Heroin Addiction Recovery Statistics

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 22, 2021Updated: September 27, 2021Right now, heroin addiction recovery statistics show that Americans use 80% of opium-based painkillers in the world. Across the globe, there are 26 to 36 million people who abuse some type of opiate. While 2 million Americans abuse opioid painkillers, nearly…

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Drug Rehab Near Me in the Charlotte, NC Area

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: September 16, 2021Updated: August 30, 2021“What should I look for in a drug rehab near me?” is a question you may be asking when looking for the best available drug addiction treatment near you. While searching for drug rehab near the Charlotte, NC, area, it’s essential…

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Drug Use in Asheville, North Carolina

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 25, 2021Updated: March 3, 2022Opioids are the most commonly abused drug in North Carolina. More than 10 million painkillers were prescribed in Buncombe County in 2018, according to county records. This reflects an opioid crisis that has raged throughout North Carolina in the past several…

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Understanding North Carolina Drug Laws

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 20, 2021Updated: May 18, 2021NC drug laws include fines and jail time for getting caught with illegal drugs. Understanding the state’s strict stance on NC marijuana laws can help young men understand the dangers of drug abuse. Red Oak Recovery offers a separate men’s rehab center…

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How Xanax Addictions Develop

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 17, 2021Updated: April 14, 2021Alprazolam, or Xanax, is a drug often that doctors often provide as a sedative through a prescription. It belongs to a category of drugs called benzodiazepines. Most people who receive the drug are dealing with mental health disorders like anxiety or panic disorder.…

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What Is PCP?

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 8, 2021Updated: October 11, 2021Phencyclidine, or PCP, is a type of substance that creates hallucinations. The PCP drug interacts with the function of the brain. Its original uses were as a type of anesthetic, but by the 1970s, people were using this drug for its…