Category Archives: Drug

  • The WHY Behind Cedar Point Recovery: Rebecca Harris

    By: Cedar Point Recovery14 Aug 2017

    I have been working in the field of addictions for over nine years. I have been fortunate to work in many different treatment modalities including out-patient, residential, and detox. After seeing the need to treatment women with addictions,...

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  • Do People in Recovery Make Lousy Employees?

    By: Mark Lamplugh04 Aug 2017

    It’s natural to worry about the work performance of an employee who is in the process of recovery or who recently became sober. Employers worry about former addicts having a relapse on the job and negatively impacting the company....

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  • It’s a New Beginning, Not the End

    By: Cedar Point Recovery25 Aug 2016

    Detoxification from drugs is an uncomfortable process, but the dangers increase proportionally with how dangerous the drugs are. A lot of the withdrawal symptoms are standard, such as nausea, irritability, sleep disturbances, etc. One...

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  • Discover the Benefits of Methamphetamine Addiction Treatment

    Rehabilitation for Methamphetamine Abuse

    By: Cedar Point Recovery18 Aug 2016

    Preparation is the best tool when facing something new. Before one becomes intimidated by the thought of seeking methamphetamine addiction treatment, it may be helpful to become more knowledgeable about the process of gaining sobriety...

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  • Amphetamine vs Methamphetamine

    Amphetamine vs. Methamphetamine

    By: Cedar Point Recovery26 Jul 2016

    While both potent drugs, there are discernable differences between amphetamine vs methamphetamine. Amphetamine, available by prescription, can be used to treat certain disorders such as ADHD and weight loss. Methamphetamine is not available...

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  • Everyone Deserves The Right to Heal

    By: Cedar Point Recovery12 Jul 2016

    Treatment for criminal drug offenders has been shown to reduce rates of recidivism. Whether drug offenders receive treatment while behind bars or treatment as the sole option, they should be made knowledgeable of the resources available...

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  • All Things in Moderation

    By: Cedar Point Recovery07 Jul 2016

    Much like prescription drugs, caffeine is one drug that due to its common use and legality, is overlooked as being potentially harmful. Approximately 82 percent of the American population enjoy coffee in their daily diet, at an average...

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  • Designer Drugs: The Dark Side of the Club

    By: Cedar Point Recovery05 Jul 2016

    One of the biggest euphemisms in the world of drugs is the group of drugs classified as club or designer drugs. While the drugs themselves are dangerous, the potential for harm is compounded by the fact that you can never be certain...

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  • Temporary High for an Incurable Low OR ‘High’ Isn’t the Whole Picture

    By: Cedar Point Recovery30 Jun 2016

    Is there a link between opioid use and depressions? While the exact relationship between prescription opioids and depression has not been identified, studies have shown that there is indeed a link. (more…)

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  • “Benzos” May Not Be The Answer

    By: Cedar Point Recovery23 Jun 2016

    While illegal drugs are the primary focus of the war on drugs, legal prescription drugs shouldn’t be overlooked since they pose just as great a threat to society with regards to addiction and overdose. An example of one such drug...

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