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Meth Sores | Harmony Recovery Center | North Carolina

Meth Sores

Meth Sores – Methamphetamine abuse can lead to disastrous effects on a person’s physical and mental health and overall well-being. Much of the damage caused by meth happens on the Read More…

Halfway House vs. Sober Living House | Harmony Recovery Center

What Is a Halfway House?

Halfway House vs. Sober Living House – Many people choose to reside in a group sober living environment following inpatient treatment for addiction. While people tend to use these terms Read More…

Peyote Drug | Harmony Recovery Center | North Carolina

The Peyote Drug

The Peyote Drug – Peyote is a spineless cactus native to parts of Peru, Mexico, and the southwest U.S. The peyote drug is psychoactive due to the presence of mescaline, Read More…

How Long Does Xanax Stay in Your System? | Harmony Recovery Center

How Long Does Xanax Stay in Your System?

How Long Does Xanax Stay in Your System? – Xanax is a commonly prescribed benzodiazepine that has an average half-life of about 12 hours (between 9-16 hours). Most users, on Read More…

Is Heroin a Stimulant? | Harmony Recovery Center

Is Heroin a Stimulant?

Is Heroin a Stimulant? – No, heroin is not classified as a stimulant. It is a potent central nervous system (CNS) depressant. It is an illicit, highly addictive semi-synthetic opiate Read More…

What Does Lean Do to You? | Harmony Recovery Center

What Does Lean Do to You?

What Does Lean Do to You? – Lean is a drug “cocktail” in liquid form that consists of prescription cough and cold medication, hard candy (often Jolly Ranchers), and a Read More…

Intravenous Drug Use Infections | Harmony Recovery Center

Intravenous Drug Use Infections

Intravenous Drug Use Infections – Intravenous drug use has been associated with many serious health risks. Injecting drugs places the user at an increased risk of contracting various infections and Read More…

What Is the Flakka Drug? | Harmony Recovery Center

What Is the Flakka Drug?

What Is the Flakka Drug? – The flakka drug (alpha-PVP) is a synthetic cathinone similar to the street drug bath salts, only stronger. Using this highly addictive drug can cause Read More…

PCP Effects, Addiction, and Treatment | Harmony Recovery Center

PCP Effects, Addiction, and Treatment

PCP Effects, Addiction, and Treatment – Phencyclidine (PCP), also commonly referred to as Angel Dust, is a dissociative drug that can induce hallucinations and cause distortions in a user’s perception Read More…

Drug and Alcohol Evaluation | Harmony Recovery Center

What Is a Drug and Alcohol Evaluation?

What Is a Drug and Alcohol Evaluation? – A drug and alcohol evaluation, also sometimes referred to as a substance abuse evaluation, is used to determine the severity of a Read More…