Alabama Abuse Counseling Center

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May2016
WASHINGTON — Gov. Charlie Baker joined the Bay State’s Democratic congressional delegation in calling for Congress to back President Obama’s $1.1 
billion plan to address the opioid abuse crisis in Massachusetts and beyond. “I appreciate the fact that Congress is working on this,” the Republican governor said of the bipartisan ... Read More
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Aug2015
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the powerful narcotic painkiller OxyContin for children as young as 11. While doctors who treat young cancer patients hailed the approval, others expressed concern that prescribing OxyContin to children could put them at risk for addiction.   OxyContin, an extended-release version of the painkiller oxycodone, has gained ... Read More

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Jul2015
MDMA, short for 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine, is most commonly known as “Ecstasy” or “Molly.” It is a manmade drug that produces energizing effects similar to the stimulant class amphetamines as well as psychedelic effects, similar to the hallucinogen mescaline. MDMA is known as a “club drug” because of its popularity in ... Read More
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Jun2015
Adverse Effects Of Heroin On The Brain Blood pressure, arousal and respiration are controlled by the opioid receptors in the brain. So when heroin enters the brain, it affects these unconscious activities. How else does heroin affect the brain? We review here. Most serious effects of heroin on the brain addiction delirium dysphoria or general ... Read More

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Jun2015
You are working your program of recovery to the T and are regularly attending 12-Step meetings, and you have replaced the people, places and things that had kept you stuck and sick in addiction. You are doing all the right things and are genuine in your journey to stay clean, but in one ... Read More