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What Is a Stimulant?

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: May 20, 2021 Updated: April 26, 2021 Stimulants are a class of drugs that impact the central nervous system by speeding up the messages between the brain and the body. Stimulants increase the levels of dopamine and norepinephrine in the brain. Dopamine is the body’s natural “feel good”…

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What You Can Expect in a Florida Rehab Program

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: January 25, 2021 Updated: February 22, 2021 If you are someone you know is having issues controlling alcohol, drugs, or gambling, you are not alone. There are lots of people who are having issues when it comes to substance abuse and behavioral disorders. Information published by the CDC…

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Family Dynamics of Addiction

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: December 25, 2020 Updated: January 25, 2021 Many people do not realize that addiction’s family dynamics are fundamental to address when an addict goes through a recovery program. Family and addiction have a deep connection. Here are the reasons why exploring family therapy programs is every bit as…

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Facts About the Brain Science of Addiction

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: October 25, 2020 Updated: May 30, 2021 When we take medications, they often work by directly affecting how our brain chemistry operates. In the case of pain relief, medications block receptors in the brain so that individuals experience less discomfort as they heal from surgery or medical treatment.…