Cocaine Addiction

Cocaine Addiction Information

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OxyContin What is OxyContin? OxyContin is the brand name for an opioid analgesic containing the active ingredient oxycodone (also found in Percocet and Percodan). OxyContin is a legal narcotic that is available, by prescription, to treat severe pain. OxyContin is a controlled-release medication that, when used correctly, provides extended relief of pain associated with cancer, back pain, or arthritis. However, often when the drug is abused, the tablets are crushed  [ Read More ]


PCP (phencyclidine) Information PCP (phencyclidine) was developed in the 1950s as an intravenous anesthetic. Use of PCP in humans was discontinued in 1965, because it was found that patients often became agitated, delusional, and irrational while recovering from its anesthetic effects. PCP is illegally manufactured in laboratories and is sold on the street by such names as “angel dust,” “ozone,” “wack,” and “rocket fuel.” “Killer joints” and “crystal supergrass” are  [ Read More ]


Side Effects of Commonly Prescribed Anti-Depressant Drugs Anti-depressant drugs are NOT USED at our facility but are routinely prescribed at many treatment facilities around the country. These include Zoloft, Wellbutrin, Haldol, Prozac, Trazodone, Celexa and others. These drugs are commonly prescribed in treatment as a means of “treating” depression or “bi-polar’ “disorder. The contents of the following list is one of the reasons we do not use medications for treatment,  [ Read More ]

Results Overview The Narconon drug rehabilitation program addresses various aspects of addiction, with the result being that over 70% of those graduating the Narconon program are drug-free two years later. This is in contrast to the 30% of more traditional programs.Click here or the title above for the full text. Ongoing Evaluation During the past three years, there has been an ongoing evaluation of the Narconon drug rehabilitation program at  [ Read More ]