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My Partners Success Story In Our Fight With His Addiction

Four years ago I was in a sorry state. My partner was in active addiction and I was suffering and sick. I did not know what to do any more,  I was overwhelmed and frightened. My ultimate fears were that I might make his addiction worse or if I asked him to get help he might choose […]

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Crack Addiction

Crack Addiction

Crack Addiction Crack, also called “coke” or “cocaine” is a white powder which is made from the leaves of the cacao plant. Crack (Cocaine) creates a temporary surge of dopamine and serotonin in the brain. This gives energy and a euphoric mood, or at least gaiety and cheerfulness. People suffering from crack addiction also experience […]

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Prescription Drug Addiction

Prescription Drug Addiction

There are many people living with a prescription drug addiction simply because these drugs can be obtained easily through a doctor. Even though they are legal, they may cause a strong addiction that causes withdrawal symptoms similar to heroin withdrawal. Prescription drug addiction is wide spread and people are addicted to sleeping pills, pain killers, […]

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Dangers of Hallucinogenic Drugs

Dangers of Hallucinogenic Drugs

Here we list some of the dangers of hallucinogenic drugs. All drugs are dangerous, but hallucinogenic drugs carry their own risks: Getting a bad trip. Anyone can get a bad trip, but it happens more often when somebody is uncertain and when someone has psychological problems. You can for years, or in some cases even […]

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Dangers of Ecstasy

Dangers of Ecstasy

The Dangers Of Ecstasy. Ecstasy is a typical party drug, aimed at a music night market and also to weekend festivals. Sleep is literally driven out of the body. Ecstasy is available as pills, in various colors and shapes, sometimes capsules or powders. If you have the real Ecstasy, it contains MDMA (3,4-methyleendioxymethylamfetamine). It goes […]

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Heroin Withdrawal

Heroin Withdrawal

Information on Heroin Withdrawal Drugs that kick in quickly, usually cause more severe withdrawal symptoms. Heroin withdrawal symptoms occur after quitting long-term use, but can also occur as a result of administration of an opiate antagonist (e.g. naloxone). Because of the goose bumps, the syndrome derives its name: “cold turkey”. After someone has been using […]

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Addiction Treatment Centres

Addiction Treatment Centres

Addiction Treatment Centres Our Treatment Centres are all about personal care, especially at Houghton House. Finding an addiction treatment centre that’ll suit your personal needs is always a challenge. The fact of the matter is, your mind needs to be in the right place. You can only receive help, if you’re willing to give it […]

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Addiction Recovery Centers South Africa

Confidential Drug Rehab in Johannesburg

Confidential Drug Rehab in Johannesburg Ensuring each patient’s absolute confidentiality is important to us at Houghton House. Each patient is assessed and a unique solution is provided in order to aid the long term recovery process. To find out more about Houghton House being a Confidential Drug Rehab in Johannesburg please call 011 787 9142 […]

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