adderall abuse

Adderall Abuse and College Students

Adderall is a brand name for an amphetamine that doctors prescribe for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Annually, about 2.5 million Americans are prescribed Adderall or other stimulant drugs approved for ADHD, which are effective and safe when used as prescribed. Because Adderall is a powerful stimulant, many college students and other young people who…

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Joining an Alcoholics Anonymous Group

Since 1935, Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) has helped thousands of those struggling with alcohol addiction achieve and maintain sobriety. Based on the 12 steps, the importance of anonymity, and surrender to a higher power, AA can be a vital pillar in your recovery journey. At Serenity Light Recovery, we offer access to 12-step programs and encourage…

Opiate Abuse

Signs of Opiate Abuse After Surgery

The opioid epidemic has impacted millions of individuals and families across the United States. Opiates and opioids were developed to help healthcare providers ease pain and perform life-saving medical interventions. Unfortunately, opiate abuse has become a frustratingly common after-effect of surgery. While the painkillers help people recover, there are all too many cases where opiate…

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How Alumni Services Help Maintain Sobriety

As most people with even a basic understanding of addiction and the recovery process will tell you, a successful recovery is a lifetime commitment. Those of us who are susceptible to addictive behavior are that way because of inborn qualities, conditions, and habits of thinking. An alcoholic, for example, will often have a metabolic condition…