Author: Alexander Bentley Chairman & CEO Remedy Wellbeing

Crocodil Drugs

Crocodil Drugs

Crocodil drugs (also known as Krokodil, the Russian for crocodile) is the street name of desomorphine, a pain-killing drug derived from codeine with ten times the strength of morphine. Crocodil drugs (also known as Krokodil, the Russian for crocodile) is the street name of desomorphine,...

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Florida Shuffle

Florida Shuffle

Beyond the devastating effect that the scheme has on vulnerable patients, there are also larger medical and legal issues that must be addressed. The Florida Shuffle is a prime example of abuse of the American medical system and the cold, greedy attitude that is encouraged...

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A Parents’ Guide to Alcohol Use in Teenagers

Alcohol Use in Teenagers – Parents Guide

The use of alcohol amongst teenagers and young adults is on the rise. Kids are accessing alcohol earlier than ever and consuming more than previous levels. Many teenagers and young adults consume alcohol for the first time at home. It is the most widely available...

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What is a Psychopath

Are They a Psychopath

By using the 20-item Hare Psychopathy Checklist, a mental health care practitioner can determine if a person is a psychopath. The checklist features a spectrum of traits that a person is weighed against. Each trait is scored on a three-point scale of whether it applies...

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What are the Different Types of Attachment

What are the Different Types of Attachment

What are the Different Types of Attachment? You may think that attachment styles only have anything to do with romantic relationships, but you would be incorrect. Attachment styles were initially studied and researched between caregivers and children. The reason for this is because the attachment...

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Everything Wrong With Luxury Rehab

Everything Wrong With Luxury Rehab

The first and most important step in recovery is accepting the need for help. The choice of rehab that follows that should be guided by therapeutic need. It might be nice to have a maid, but if it means a rehab where valuable group work...

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Addiction

Addiction: The Uncomfortable Truth

Addiction is not due to weakness or a lack of willpower. Instead, it's a chronic disease involving changes in the brain. There, billions of nerve cells or neurons communicate through a series of signals and chemical messengers, where messages leave one neuron, they attach to...

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scromiting

Scromiting

Daily, long-term use of marijuana causes scromiting, but there is another issue that creates the condition. The level of THC in marijuana adds to the problem. Marijuana producers are growing the plant with levels as high as 90 percent THC. At the turn of the...

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