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What Are the Long Term Effects of Adderall Addiction?

Adderall is a powerful stimulant for treating attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. While it can effectively treat these conditions, Adderall also carries the risk of addiction, especially when misused or abused. The long-term effects of Adderall addiction can be far-reaching and dangerous. Adderall misuse is increasingly common among teens. If a teen you love…

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Is it Possible to Become Addicted to Marijuana?

Marijuana use is increasing among teens, and it’s important to understand the risks. While marijuana isn’t considered as addictive as other substances, some people may still develop an addiction to this increasingly legal substance. If you or a loved one are struggling with dependence on marijuana, there is help available—contact Destinations for Teens at 877.466.0620

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Signs My Teen Needs an Outpatient Drug Rehab

Teens facing substance addiction are faced with several challenges. First, they are still navigating young adulthood, and second, they are dealing with mental health issues and addiction. An outpatient drug rehab program will allow teens to continue their daily routine while receiving comprehensive therapy. Our teen outpatient treatment program assists young people struggling with substance…

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Recognizing Signs of Adderall Addiction

Amphetamine is a powerful stimulant that can lead to addiction if taken outside a doctor’s recommendation. Adderall is a brand-name version of amphetamine prescribed for ADHD and narcolepsy. Although this Schedule II drug may boost focus and alertness initially, it can also cause anxiety, obsession, and social development issues. One of the reasons Adderall can…

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What to Expect from Teen Cocaine Addiction Treatment

Teen cocaine addiction treatment can be long and challenging, but the rewards are worth it. With teen cocaine addiction treatment, teens can learn to manage their cravings for the drug and develop healthier coping strategies for dealing with stress and other relapse triggers. At Destinations for Teens, our teen cocaine addiction treatment program is tailored…

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Marijuana Abuse: What Does it Mean to Be Greened Out?

Marijuana, also known as cannabis, is becoming increasingly popular among teens. However, teen marijuana use can lead to unhealthy patterns of behavior and even addiction. Teenagers who abuse marijuana are at risk for a condition called greening out, which occurs when someone takes too much marijuana and experiences unpleasant side effects such as vomiting and…

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How Long Does Percocet Stay In Your System?

Usually, out of fear of an upcoming drug test or to avoid their drug use being discovered in other ways, teens may wonder, “how long does Percocet stay in your system?” This question also arises when you worry about accidental overdose or interactions with other drugs or alcohol. Percocet contains oxycodone, one of the most…