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How Long Does Marijuana Withdrawal Last?

If you’ve considered quitting marijuana, it’s essential to know that the process of quitting can have physical and mental effects. Understanding how long marijuana withdrawal lasts can help you better prepare for this journey. Similar to withdrawal from other substances, the length of marijuana withdrawal can vary greatly depending on various factors. If you or…

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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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Can Percocets Cause Mental Illness?

Percocets are a type of prescription opioid painkiller, also known as oxycodone. While these drugs can effectively treat short-term pain, they can lead to serious long-term problems if taken in quantities or over periods that exceed what a doctor prescribes. In particular, Percocet misuse can lead to mental health issues. If you’re wondering if Percocets…

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Xanax Withdrawal Symptoms

As long as a patient uses Xanax as their doctor prescribes, they should not encounter problems. It’s the doctor’s responsibility to make sure the patient is getting the proper dosage. However, the moment someone goes off prescription or starts using Xanax as a recreational user, they run the risk of developing a severe substance abuse.…

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Is Vicodin Addictive?

Vicodin is a powerful narcotic medication used to treat moderate to severe pain. It is comprised of hydrocodone and acetaminophen. These medicines can both be highly addictive substances. As such, Vicodin can be very dangerous when misused or taken for longer than prescribed. Vicodin addiction is common in most ages. If a teen you love…

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Benefits of Adolescent-Specific Rehab

If your teen shows signs of a substance use disorder, admitting they need help might be impossible. Some parents blame themselves and are afraid to “punish” their children. Some parents have trouble telling the difference between experimentation and chemical dependence. If your child’s life is becoming derailed due to drugs and alcohol, a residential teen…

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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…