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5 Long-Term Effects of Cocaine Use

The short-term side effects of cocaine use are well-known to the public. Most people understand that using cocaine can be addictive and harmful, potentially leading to overdose and death. However, the long-term effects of cocaine use are potentially even more concerning, though less commonly understood. However, it is never too late to seek cocaine addiction…

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What to Expect from Meth Addiction Rehab

Seeking treatment for meth addiction can be a daunting prospect. Most people who decide to get help at a meth addiction treatment center have probably tried to quit on their own but found that they need help. Some who decide to enter a meth treatment facility may even have attended a rehab program in the…

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What to Look for in a Heroin Rehab Center

Heroin addiction is a rampant disease in the United States and becoming more prevalent in Washington state, affecting people of all ages, races, and socioeconomic circumstances. Finding a heroin addiction rehab center in Spokane, WA means understanding your unique needs and circumstances. At Spokane Falls Recovery, we can make that process easier and help you…

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Finding a Marijuana Rehab Center in Spokane, WA

Marijuana has become a controversial topic in the United States. Some people do not understand the dangers of smoking marijuana, and others do not want to be dependent on it. However, for a person predisposed to addiction, it is as dangerous as any other drug. A marijuana rehab center in Spokane, WA can provide the…

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What Does Meth Withdrawal Feel Like?

Addiction recovery invariably begins with withdrawal followed by detox. Withdrawal can be painful, but it is an initiation that everyone who enters the recovery process must experience. People struggling with meth, in particular, can benefit from the support of a meth detox program. At Spokane Falls Recovery Center, we have the experience, resources, and care…

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How to Prepare for Alcohol Detox

Choosing to quit drinking is a life-changing decision, especially when someone suffers from alcohol use disorder (AUD). As with all chemical dependence, the downside of quitting is that you will likely experience withdrawal symptoms. Alcohol withdrawal symptoms range from mild to severe. The alcohol detox center at Spokane Falls Recovery Center offers patients a comfortable…

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5 Signs of Opioid Detox

Most people have heard about the opioid epidemic, but many still do not understand it. The opioid epidemic refers specifically to the increasingly growing number of overdoses, hospitalizations, and deaths caused by opioids, both prescription and illegal. Primarily due to opioids, drug overdose is now the leading cause of preventable death across the nation. Opioid…

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3 Benefits of a Residential Addiction Treatment Program

Drug and alcohol rehab programs generally fall into inpatient and outpatient categories. While both are equally focused on successful recovery, each has pros and cons, depending on your individual needs and circumstances. Most people in recovery work through the continuum of care transitionally, stepping down from higher treatment levels as they progress toward their recovery…

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5 Signs of a Cocaine Addiction in a Loved One

Cocaine is a powerfully addictive stimulant that causes significant changes in the brain and behavior. It is estimated that approximately five million Americans are regular cocaine users. What starts as recreational use or experimentation often quickly develops into a potentially life-threatening addiction with devastating consequences in all areas of life. Because of its high cost,…

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How to Support a Loved One in Drug Rehab

Addiction causes significant damage to personal relationships, and the closer you are to an addicted individual, the greater the damage. When addiction has gone on for long periods of time, addiction overshadows most interactions with your loved one. This situation can create a rollercoaster of emotions. Now that your loved one has chosen to attend…