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Short-Term Effects of Cocaine | Recovery By The Sea

Short-Term Effects of Cocaine

Short-Term Effects of Cocaine – Cocaine is a potent and highly addictive stimulant drug that is most often used illicitly. Cocaine has been classified as a schedule II controlled substance, as it yields some legitimate medical applications. It is widely abused for its pleasurable effects that include feelings of increased energy, euphoria, and alertness. Cocaine […]

is heroin a stimulant

Is Heroin a Stimulant?

Is Heroin a Stimulant? – No, heroin is not a stimulant. Heroin belongs to a drug class known as opioids that interact with corresponding receptors in the brain and tend to have sedating, relaxing, and depressant effects. They reduce activity in the brain and body, as well as relieve pain and may induce intense feelings […]

heroin treatment | Recovery By The Sea

Heroin Treatment

Heroin Treatment: Detox, Medication, and Therapy – Heroin is a powerful illicit opioid drug that is directly involved in the deaths of thousands of people each year in the United States. Heroin has a high potential for abuse and dependence and usually requires a comprehensive approach to effectively treat the disorder, prevent relapse, and sustain […]

What is Molly? | Recovery By The Sea

What is Molly?

What is Molly? – Molly is a recreational “club drug” that traditionally contains a psychoactive substance known as MDMA (3, 4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine.) Molly is essentially the powder/capsule form of MDMA, versus Ecstasy, which also includes MDMA but is more widely available in tablet form. MDMA (Molly) is a synthetic drug that has both stimulant and hallucinogenic […]

Snorting Xanax | Recovery by the Sea

Snorting Xanax

Snorting Xanax – Xanax (Alprazolam) is a short-acting benzodiazepine (benzo) medication prescribed to manage symptoms of panic disorder, general anxiety disorder, and social anxiety disorder. Xanax has anxiolytic effects, meaning it is a minor tranquilizer. As a benzo, Xanax carries a high risk of habit formation and abuse. Xanax addiction occurs because of its potent […]

how much cocaine does it take to overdose | Recovery By The Sea

How Much Cocaine Does it Take to Overdose?

How Much Cocaine Does it Take to Overdose? – Cocaine is a powerful stimulant drug that has a limited medical use but is most often found illicitly. Someone who snorts, smokes or injects too much cocaine can experience an overdose, which can be life-threatening. Cocaine doses typically range from 30 – 70 mg, but as […]

Valium Withdrawals | Recovery By The Sea

Valium Withdrawals

Valium Withdrawals – Valium (diazepam) is a benzodiazepine, belonging to a class of medication that is most commonly used to relieve anxiety, as well as insomnia and occasional seizures. Any person who has used Valium for more than four months may experience withdrawal symptoms when they try to quit or drastically cut back. As Valium […]

Coke Withdrawal | Recovery By The Sea

Coke Withdrawal

Coke Withdrawal – Cocaine (coke) is a powerful, mostly illicit stimulant drug that when abused, can cause widespread devastation in the life of the user. While coke withdrawal may not be as intense as withdrawal from other drugs, such as heroin, it can come with its own set of unique challenges. Moreover, withdrawal from some […]

Inpatient Alcohol Rehab | Recovery By The Sea

Inpatient Alcohol Rehab

Inpatient alcohol rehab is a residential program that is characterized by a comprehensive approach to alcohol addiction treatment. Inpatient rehab typically begins with a supervised medical detox following immediately by transfer to a secure inpatient facility where the person then resides for 30 days or longer, depending on the prescribed treatment period. During their stay, […]

Black Tar Heroin | Recovery by the Sea

What is Black Tar Heroin?

Black tar heroin is a specific kind of heroin that is much different in appearance than the more recognized powder form, which ranges from whitish to brown. Black tar heroin, as the name implies, is a dark, sticky, tar-like substance – moreover, there is an obvious physical difference between black tar versus powdered forms of […]

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