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Is it Possible to Detox from Marijuana?

There’s a persistent myth that there is no such thing as marijuana addiction. Marijuana is seen as relatively harmless compared to other drugs, so detoxing from it is often overlooked. But in reality, detoxing from marijuana can be difficult and can have its own unique set of challenges.Breaking free from marijuana addiction can have a …

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3 Benefits of Yoga for Healing Addiction

The benefits of yoga for general health are well-known. Derived from Hindu spiritual practices, people all over the world practice yoga for its capacity to improve both physical and mental health. Combining specific postures with practices in meditation, breathing, and relaxation, yoga can be a powerful supplement to other addiction treatment modalities. If you or a …

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Can I Be Addicted to Marijuana?

Marijuana—aka weed, grass, or pot—is one of the most commonly used drugs in America. The stigma surrounding marijuana use has decreased in recent decades, and over half of Americans have admitted to at least trying it at some point. As a result of these changing attitudes, recreational marijuana use has become legal in many states, …

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3 Dangers of Mixing Substances

When used together, drugs and alcohol either heighten or reduce their effects. This interaction of substances in the body can cause severe side effects or lead to overdose. The dangers of mixing substances are often unknown to users, who either experiment with different substances or combine them unknowingly.People who use prescription medications such as benzodiazepines …

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Opioid Overdose and Recovery

While addiction to opioids and the threat of overdose are a challenge to combat, opioid recovery is not impossible. Here in Worcester county, there are many resources available for those who struggle with opioid use. Learn more about the opioid crisis in the United States and how you can find help here in Massachusetts by …

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I Quit Drinking, Now What?

You’ve decided to quit drinking. Reading this now, you may have had your last drink, or you may still be in the process of building your resolve. At this point, you may be wondering what’s next. What can you expect from the withdrawal process—from your last drink to your next steps?Washburn House offers effective addiction …

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