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Identifying Smells That May Signify Substance Abuse

It is critically important for parents, guardians and teachers to watch for signs of substance abuse in teens. One of the best methods for doing this is none other than your nose. Drug usage often produces distinct scents, and those with an educated nose will be able to determine not only if a teen is using drugs, but what type as well.

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DIY Drug Detox Is Never A Good Idea

Some people have a “do it yourself” mentality when it comes to detoxification. They believe that they can perform a DIY drug detox without professional assistance, but as you will see in this post, this can be a very bad idea.

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What Does Suboxone Do To Pregnant Women?

Pregnant women who use Suboxone put their babies at risk of developing NAS, or neonatal abstinence syndrome. This condition has increased rapidly over the last few years. Research shows that this condition can be caused by any opioid which is used by women who are pregnant.

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