How Long Does Meth Stay in Your System?

Methamphetamine is a stimulant that makes the body’s systems work much faster than normal. In fact, it is near the top of the list of dangerous drugs. It brings the potential for abuse, which leads to dependence. Although methamphetamines are used recreationally, certain people do receive prescriptions to treat ADHD…

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What’s a Perc 30?

Perc 30s are the drug of choice for those addicted to opioids. They are gaining in popularity because they are so inexpensive, but they are also beloved because they do not have the stigma attached to them that heroin does. Perc 30s are not exactly Percocets. Percocets are prescribed to…

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Do I have Alcohol Poisoning? Or am I just hungover?

What is Alcohol Poisoning? Doctors state alcohol consumption as not having any benefits to human health. The only exception is red wine, as most doctors would agree one glass of red wine a day is good for your cardiovascular system and heart. A person is considered to have alcohol poisoning…

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Does Alcohol stop Muscle growth?

Some people who have the most experience with alcohol regard it as the best friend they ever had. It seems to provide relaxation and enhance self-confidence appeals to almost anyone. However, the friendship lasts only as long as the body can stand it. An expensive relationship that can cost someone…

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Signs of Drug Addiction

Approximately 700,000 Americans have died of a drug overdose since 2000. But many individuals are living with addiction. More than 20 million Americans over the age of 11 are affected by substance use disorders, and addiction is the most severe substance use disorder. Some signs that someone is addicted are more evident…

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How Accurate Are Urine Drug Tests?

Employers and families are now relying on drug testing accuracy to confirm whether or not the person being tested is using drugs or alcohol. The advances in medical communities and science that research addiction and drugs have created precise urine drug tests. Drug tests are now available as an over-the-counter product to be purchased at the neighborhood drug store. Throughout the world, the public has adjusted to the requirement to take a urine drug test or submit random screening to prove they are either remaining clean or demonstrating their ability to perform at their job safely.Additionally, asking a family member, friend, or roommate to take a urine drug test is not uncommon. Substance abuse and addiction affect nearly every family and community in some way now. The FDA approves all urine drug tests and other health and medical state boards for accuracy and quick results. Drug tests are frequently required of people on probation or parole, people who work with the elderly or children, or work that involves human safety as a priority.

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Did Juice WRLD Die Because of an Overdose?

It has been over one year since world-famous rapper Juice WRLD died at the young age of 21 from an overdose of oxycodone and codeine toxicity on December 8, 2019. Juice WRLD named Jarad Anthony Higgins suffered a seizure and then passed away from the drug toxicity shortly after arriving…

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What Does A215 Mean on a Pill?

The U.S. Food Drug Administration requires prescription medications and over-the-counter (OTC) medications to have an imprint code etched or marked on the pill that is visible on all medicines. If a tablet does not have a visible imprinted mark of letters, numbers, or both, it is likely a vitamin, herbal…

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Suboxone Doctors on Long Island, NY

Suboxone is the brand name for buprenorphine, which is one of the leading medications that is prescribed to help opiate addicts get and remain clean from their addiction. Suboxone is ideal for people who have become physically dependent on heroin, Fentanyl, prescription pain killers, and other opioid drugs. Opiate addiction causes addicts to experience very severe withdrawal symptoms. Nausea and vomiting, cold sweats and chills, insomnia, muscle and body pain, uncontrollable sneezing and leg and arm movements (known as kicking), as well as intense cravings and emotional instability.The withdrawal symptoms are the reason that so many opiate addicts may want to stop using opiates but cannot. Suboxone diminishes withdrawal symptoms providing the opiate addict relief, and there is a vast amount of evidence that shows Suboxone promotes long term recovery from opioid addiction. If you are searching for Long Island Suboxone doctors, then we can help you find the best one that is closest to you. We also work with Suboxone doctors on Long Island that offer telemedicine services so that your prescription can be provided online from the safety and comfort of home.

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Drug Abuse on Long Island

Long Island has long been described as ground zero for the heroin and opiate epidemic. In a National Safety Council report, Long Island residents accounted for over 20% of fatal overdoses in New York in 2017. Finding the root of the problem remains a tangled web of threads. Drug trends point to the population of the island as a major driver for illegal drug businesses. Aside from being densely populated, Long Island also has many young people.

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New York Drug Dealer Charged in Two Overdose Deaths

In recent years, drug dealers are being charged throughout the country with the overdose deaths of the customers and addicts they serve on the streets. Recently, a Long Island drug dealer was indicted in the deaths of two customers in Queens. This is the first time a dealer in the borough has been directly held responsible for the death of a drug addict. Law enforcement officials alledge that the narcotics he sold are the direct cause and reason for the death of two individuals.

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Starbucks begins offering employees mental health benefits

Mental health awareness continues to increase in recent years and more employers are addressing the importance of mental health benefits for their workers. One of those employers is Starbucks, and the CEO Kevin Johnson recently went over the changes that are being implemented for the coffee giant.

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Calvin Klein Club Drug

Calvin Klein club drug is a dangerous mix of ketamine and cocaine
There is a new club drug cocktail that is killing our youth and authorities are helpess to stop it. The ‘Calvin Klein’ drug tragically took the life of a young violinist who was a musical prodigy. The drug is come to be known as the ‘Calvin Klein’ drug because it goes by the initials ‘CK,’ that reference the brand name known throughout the world. CK is a cocktail drug that is a mixture of cocaine and ketamine. The young violinist died from an accidental overdose of the drug in London on Thursday, July 11th, 2019.

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GHI Covered Drug Rehabs

Many individuals struggling with substance abuse and their loved ones are often confronted with the heavy burden of expenses when making a decision about getting professional help. Addiction is a disease that comes knocking when you least expect it, but holding back from seeking help only makes your condition get worse.

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Massive Fentanyl Bust in Binghamton, NY

Binghamton, New York, has proven to be another stop on the newest Fentanyl pipeline that supports the ever increasing opioid epidemic in the United States.  A massive drug bust of Fentanyl, Heroin, and Meth occurred on November 30th, 2018 in Binghamton, NY. The amount seized has been said to have the potential to kill 500,000 people. Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid used to cut heroin in order to increase the strength, thus sales, and also lower the cost of producing higher quality heroin.

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Drug Rehab for Amtrak Employees

Railroad services provide intercity travel for countless Americans across the country. Drug addiction does not discriminate when it comes to socioeconomic status or employment and many Amtrak workers struggle with substance use disorders. Drug rehab for Amtrak employees focuses on providing a medical detox for stabilization and inpatient rehab for a complete recovery.

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Free Drug Test Kits for Nassau and Suffolk Residents

At Long Island Interventions, we are providing free drug test kits to residents in Nassau and Suffolk counties that accurately detect the presence of the twelve most commonly abused drugs. The 12-panel advanced urine drug test kit typically retails for $14.99, but residents of Long Island can get their drug…

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Recovery Coaches on Long Island

In the State of New York and throughout the United States, addiction is one of the most serious diseases that families are battling and sadly losing loved ones every day. Once a person has gotten clean and sober their lives have certainly improved for the better, however, recovery is not just about staying clean and sober. Recovery requires an entirely new outlook and a newly recovering addict is like a young child in that they need a lot of guidance.

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Staten Island Heroin Linked to Increase in Overdoses

The residents of Staten Island and all of the boroughs are dealing with an increase in overdoses resulting from heroin that is tainted and mixed with fentanyl. Communities all over Staten Island have been especially hard hit by this latest wave of heroin-related deaths, with a string of overdoses that are suspected to be caused by a bad batch of heroin. Officials are struggling to prepare an appropriate response and prevent further deaths, even as more drug dealers have been arrested in various police operations in the Staten Island area.

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