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Dexedrine & Ritalin Detoxification and Rehabilitation Centers in Arkansas

Dexedrine is a brand-name prescription drug that is prescribed to treat ADHD and narcolepsy, and along with being prescribed, it can also be abused. The illegal use and abuse of these central nervous system stimulants have always been an on-going problem. When the drug is abused it is usually crushed and snorted, ingested orally, or it can be injected, which is very dangerous. Central nervous system stimulants are often abused with other drugs to intensify the effects. Within the state of Arkansas are many different drug problems that people are struggling with. Various drug and alcohol treatment centers and programs throughout the state of Arkansas will help addicts and their families through these difficult situations. The treatment process with Dexedrine will not always be difficult; withdrawal symptoms can be properly managed with detox. Drug and alcohol treatment services will either be within outpatient or inpatient treatment facilities. Because Ritalin provides much of the same effect as cocaine, it is a popular drug for recreational use. Teen and young adults are within the primary age range of people who tend to abuse this type of drug. Ritalin is a brand name for methylphenidate and is a Schedule II central nervous system stimulant. Ritalin is the most popular brand of ADHD and ADD medication prescribed within the United States, and in fact, the U.S. consumes 80% of it globally. Ritalin addiction or abuse can start with a prescription to the drug, but Ritalin can also be gotten illegally. An addiction can become problematic both physically and psychologically. When Ritalin is abused it can be snorted, injected, or even inhaled; this will increase the effects from the drug, and the user will feel the effects faster. Drug rehabilitation centers within the state of Arkansas provide support and help for anyone struggling with prescription drug addiction.

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Marcel Gemme has been helping people struggling with addiction for over 19 years. He first started as an intake counselor for a drug rehabilitation center in 2000. During his 5 years as an intake counselor, he helped many addicts get the treatment they needed. He also dealt with the families and friends of those people; he saw first-hand how much strain addiction puts on a family and how it can tear relationships apart. With drug and alcohol problems constantly on the rise in the United States and Canada, he decided to use the Internet as a way to educate and help many more people in both those countries. This was 15 years ago. Since then, Marcel has built two of the largest websites in the U.S. and Canada which reach and help millions of people each year. He is an author and a leader in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. His main focus is threefold: education, prevention and rehabilitation. To this day, he still strives to be at the forefront of technology in order to help more and more people. He is a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist graduate with Honours of Stratford Career Institute. Marcel has also received a certificate from Harvard for completing a course entitled The Opioid Crisis in America and a certificate from The University of Adelaide for completing a course entitled AddictionX: Managing Addiction: A Framework for Succesful Treatment.