Mixing Antidepressants with Marijuana

Guide: Mixing Antidepressants with Marijuana

Mixing antidepressants and marijuana may lead to tachycardia, hallucinations and panic attacks. Are you aware of the risks? 11% of Americans over the age of 12 now take an antidepressant, and over 22 million people in the USA have used marijuana in the last month. In fact, marijuana use is expected to increase further, as more states move to…

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Addiction to Opiates: Why It's So Hard to Treat

Addiction to Opiates: Why It’s So Hard to Treat

20.5 million Americans had a substance use disorder in 2015. Of that number, over 2.5 million had an addiction to opiates or opioids. Opiates and opioids have medical uses, the most common of those being pain relief. The difference between the two lies in how they’re made. Opiates are chemical compounds extracted from natural plant matter. Opioids…

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Opiate Addiction | Recovery In Motion

5 Tips for Family and Friends of Opiate Addicts

But while drug use can be fatal to opiate addicts, it can also be devastating to friends and families. Parents, siblings, children, and other acquaintances often watch helplessly while their loved one slowly loses their battle against substance abuse. Luckily, there are things that friends and family of opiate addicts can do to help. If…

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