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how long do benzo withdrawal symptoms last

How Long Does Benzo Withdrawal Last?

Over the last 20 years, benzodiazepine dependence has skyrocketed in America. Widely available and highly addictive, benzodiazepines are perfectly situated in a position ripe for misuse. During the process of recovering from benzo addiction, one will encounter the effects of benzodiazepine withdrawals, also known as benzodiazepine withdrawal syndrome. Knowing how

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How do Opiates Affect the Brain
Drug Addiction

How Do Opiates Affect The Brain?

Over the last two decades, opiates have swiftly become one of the most widely used and misused drugs in America. Easily, accessible, widely available, and highly addictive, opiates are uniquely positioned to have devastatingly negative effects on the lives of users due to how opiates affect the brain. Each year

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drug overdose symptoms

What Are The Drug Overdose Symptoms?

Understanding drug overdose and how to combat it can be essential to the life-saving process. Each year, thousands of lives are lost at the hands of drug overdose. Knowing life-saving practices and how to react during an overdose can mean the difference between tragedy and a new lease on life.

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The Retreat of Atlanta Staff and patients follow the CDC guidelines for wearing a mask, hand washing regularly, and social distancing in all aspects of treatment. Patients and staff are confidentially tested if CDC signs/symptoms/temperature are present. We practice strict preventative measures.