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Khat

Khat is a stimulant derived from the evergreen shrub, Catha edulis. This native plant of East Africa and southern Arabia contains cathinone and cathine, two active ingredients that contribute to the psychoactive effects similar to those of amphetamines.  

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Hydrocodone

Hydrocodone

Hydrocodone is an extremely powerful narcotic that is mostly prescribed for injuries and post-operation pain.

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Ambien

Ambien

As a highly addictive drug, Ambien is not recommended for clients with a history of drug or alcohol abuse.

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Social anxiety

Social Anxiety

Social anxiety disorder is the third most widespread psychiatric condition in the United States, followed by depression and alcohol dependence—conditions that social anxiety disorder clients are also at risk of developing.

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Prescription medications

Prescription Drugs

Prescription drugs are FDA approved and medically prescribed treatments for illnesses, infections, deficits and disorders.

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Kratom

Kratom

Kratom is the common name for Mitragyna Speciosa, a tropical evergreen tree found in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea that is known to have mind-altering effects.

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Inhalants

Inhalants

Because inhalants are typically legal products, they are a particular danger to adolescents and teens, who may find them easier to obtain than alcohol or illicit drugs. According to recent government statistics, the largest segment of users are between ages 12 and 17.

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Aftercare

Aftercare

A long-term view is an important part of aftercare. This includes undoing bad lifestyle habits that may have formed during addiction and introducing healthy ones, including exercise, meditation and healthy eating.

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Meth

Meth

Meth works by increasing levels of dopamine in the brain, creating a fast and short-lived “high.” The drug’s effect creates a dangerous pattern for users in which they binge, remaining awake sometimes for days, and then crash.

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