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Chronic Methamphetamine Use | La Hacienda


What is Methamphetamine? Methamphetamine (meth) is a highly addictive central nervous system (CNS) stimulant made from amphetamine and other drugs. Commonly referred to as “meth,”

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Taking Ketamine Doses Of Ketamine May Help Patients | La Hacienda

What is Ketamine?

Ketamine is an anesthetic drug with dissociative effects. Commonly used as anesthesia in veterinary clinics and hospitals, it has also been used to treat people

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Sedatives/Hypnotics | La Hacienda


What is a Sedative-Hypnotic Drug? Sedative-hypnotic drugs are a classification of central nervous system depressants used to treat sleep disorders, sleep disturbances, and anxiety. While

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Assortment of Sedatives | La Hacienda


What are Sedatives?   Sedatives are central nervous system (CNS) depressants that slow brain activity. Employed to induce sleep and relax users, they are also

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Newspaper Headline About Overdose Death | La Hacienda

OxyContin Overdose Symptoms

What are the Symptoms of Overdose? OxyContin, a long-term pain relief medication produced by Purdue Pharma, was meant to be a boon to persons needing

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Bottle of Oxycontin | La Hacienda


What is OxyContin used for? OxyContin is the trade name for a generic oxycodone hydrochloride narcotic developed and patented by Purdue Pharma in 1996 for

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Image of Hydrocodone Pills Used to Treat Post Surgery Pain | La Hacienda


What are Opiates? Opiates are a class of medications that have a valuable role when appropriately prescribed to treat moderate to severe pain. Opiates work on

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Image of Federal Capitol | La Hacienda Treatment Center

The Joint Commission

Every three years La Hacienda Treatment Center is reviewed for accreditation by The Joint Commission. It’s not an organization that most folks outside of the

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