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What is Narcan and How Can Narcan be Used?

Narcan has been a hot topic of discussion in recent months, but what is Narcan exactly, and what can Narcan be used for? When Narcan makes the news, all too often it does so in murky circumstances. In July 2018, singing sensation Demi Lovato was rushed to hospital following an apparent drug overdose. Evidence from the 911 call suggests that an emergency application of Narcan revived Demi Lovato.     Another high profile story – this time without the happy…
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P C, on August 24, 2018

Sports Gambling Legalization and the Negative Impact on Addicts

On May 14, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a 1992 federal law, essentially opening the door to sports gambling legalization. Americans already make an estimated $150 billion betting on pro and amateur sports each year. The difference is that now those bets won’t be illegal. It wasn’t a new law that the Supreme Court voted in. It was the existing Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act that has prohibited states from authorizing sports gambling for the past 25+…
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P C, on July 30, 2018

Types of Addictions | List of Various Addictions

There are so many different types of addiction that it is sometimes difficult to understand the problems which face us. At Get Real Recovery, we provide a range of resources aimed at combating addiction and increase understanding of what can be a dangerous issue.   This handy guide is part of this. Read on to discover more about addiction types, and to learn about the options available to you. Types of Addiction This is where you will discover more about…
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Kreed Kleinkopf
Kreed Kleinkopf, on July 23, 2018

Roxicodone Addiction Treatment

Roxicodone:  Side-Effects, Withdrawals, Recovery Roxicodone (often called “roxies/roxys” or “blues”) is one of the brand names for oxycodone, a powerful opioid prescription painkiller. Roxicodone is prescribed to alleviate pain that cannot be managed by non-opioid pain relievers. Roxicodone addiction treatment is only available through qualified treatment centers like Get Real Recovery. Withdrawals from Roxicodone Abuse Someone dependent on Roxicodone will need to continue taking it in order to avoid withdrawal symptoms. The avoidance of withdrawal symptoms is a significant contributor to…
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Kreed Kleinkopf
Kreed Kleinkopf, on July 16, 2018

Women and Alcoholism

Women and Alcoholism How a Glass of Wine a Night has Turned into an Addict Wine is often considered a classy drink, a reward for the busy, sophisticated man or woman, something to be sipped, tasted, and enjoyed over dinner. But when a glass poured for decompression turns into one poured out of need, we’re no longer talking about a pastime — we’re talking about women and alcoholism.   When alcohol consumption gets out of control, many women find themselves…
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Kreed Kleinkopf
Kreed Kleinkopf, on June 19, 2018