what does a meth overdose look like

What Does a Meth Overdose Look Like?

People from all walks of life use methamphetamines. Also known as meth, methamphetamine is a highly addictive stimulant. Unfortunately, people use meth every day. Meth is so addictive people can develop dependency after one use. Meth is often produced illegally in homemade labs that are unregulated. This means that it’s hard for someone to know…

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Effects of Alcohol on the Body

Alcoholism is an addiction, but it does not have to rule your life. Because drinking is legal and socially acceptable, if not encouraged, it can quietly take control of your life. The move from alcohol use to abuse to dependency can be insidious. San Antonio Recovery Center has professional, compassionate staff with experience in treating…

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Addiction Risk Factors That Increase Your Risk of Substance Abuse

Addiction does not happen overnight. It occurs gradually, but various factors can accelerate the process. If you expose yourself to certain behaviors, you’re more likely to experiment with drugs like heroin. The experimentation can potentially spiral into addiction. However, it’s essential to understand what the risk factors are. Then, people can make the right decisions…