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Methamphetamine Abuse

Methamphetamine Abuse Methamphetamine is an odorless, white and bitter crystalline powder that can easily be dissolved in water or alcohol. Due to the fact that it can enter the bloodstream faster, by injecting it, this drug is very potent, long-lasting and with much more harmful effects on the nervous system, in comparison to other similar…

Opiate Abuse

Opiate Abuse Opiates refers to an entire group of drugs which are used to treat pain. They are derived from opium which is procured from the poppy plant. While other terms such as opioids and narcotics are used as substitutes, opiates commonly refers to merphine, herine, and codine – all close relatives. Opioids, on the…

Norco Abuse

Norco Abuse Norco is a controlled substance that is typically prescribed by doctors to patients experiencing moderate to severe pain. It is also referred to as acetaminophen and hydrocodone bitartrate Norco is a drug with a high potential for abuse and dependence when used incorrectly. Dependence to Norco can be physical or psychological. A physical…

Percocet Abuse

Percocet Abuse Percocet might seem like a harmless painkiller on the surface, but it’s not anything on the level of Aspirin or Advil. It’s meant for short-term management of severe pain and requires a repeat visit to a physician before each refill. However, it is possible to build up both tolerance and dependence on percocet…

Suboxone Abuse

Suboxone Abuse Suboxone, which is administered to alleviate opiate addiction, is a mixture of two drugs. These are Naloxone and Buprenorphine. Naloxone belongs to a group of drugs known as opioid antagonists while Buprenorphine belongs to the group of prescriptions known as partial opioid agonists. Suboxone helps to reduce the chances of the occurrence of…

Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription Drug Abuse Prescription drug abuse often starts due to an ignorance of their highly addictive nature and a lack of taking them as prescribed. It often starts in a persons teenage years or young adult years because many young people don’t understand that abusing these types of substances can quickly become as bad or…

Vicodin Abuse

Vicodin Abuse Vicodin is a prescription drug that was originally invented as medication for severe pain. Now, however, it is used to treat moderate pain as well. As a result, it is frequently available in most medical cabinets. Being a pain killer, it also leaves the user feeling euphoric for some time. Due to its…

Xanax Abuse

Xanax Abuse Xanax is the trade name of a prescription drug called alprazolam, which is considered a benzodiazepine, a psychoactive. The drug is often called by its different nicknames, including “Bezos,” “Xannies,” “Zannies,” “Handlebars,” “Bars,” and “Blue Footballs.” Doctors most often prescribe Xanax to patients who are suffering from anxiety and panic disorders. The drug…

Do We Accept Insurance?

Do We Accept Insurance? Why We DO NOT Accept Insurance In order to keep our billing simple and our price affordable, we do not accept insurance.  Nearly half of the hard cost to attend our 90 inpatient facility is generated privately through donations and thrift store sales, allowing us to reduce the sponsorship fee to…

Halfway Sober Living House

Halfway Sober Living House Graduates From ANY DRUG REHAB Are Welcome to Apply for the OMC Sober Living Program at Providence Ministries Graduation day at “The Camp” is a day we celebrate and relish, and represents a significant milestone on the journey of recovery. It’s unfortunate though that at this point many programs have limited…