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Dexedrine & Ritalin Detoxification and Rehabilitation Centers in Maine

Dexedrine and other similar amphetamine-type drugs are responsible for a certain percentage of emergency room visits each year within the United States. ADHD medications are commonly abused recreationally and are often used along with alcohol and other drugs. These types of mixtures of drugs will cause overdose and serious health problems. Dexedrine is a brand name for dextroamphetamine and is usually prescribed to treat ADHD and narcolepsy. The drug is recreationally used because of the alertness it creates, but the effects are very similar to cocaine. Most ADHD medications are one chemical or more from being classified as cocaine, and this is why these types of drugs must be taken as directed by healthcare professionals when they are prescribed. Within the state of Maine are different types of drug and alcohol treatment programs, and this will include inpatient and outpatient facilities. It is important that anyone who is addicted to prescription drugs locates a suitable drug rehabilitation program within the state. Ritalin is the brand name for methylphenidate and is a Schedule II central nervous system stimulant, and one of the most commonly prescribed drugs to treat ADHD and ADD. In fact, the United States consumes roughly 80% of the world's methylphenidate. Unfortunately, just with any other type of central nervous system stimulant, the drug can become habit-forming and addictive. With the prolonged use of Ritalin, the user will develop a physical and psychological dependency. A tolerance for Ritalin can be effectively treated at any type of outpatient or inpatient rehabilitation center. Within the state of Maine are various types of programs and services, and the necessary detox centers. Anyone struggling with a prescription drug addiction should find the right type of help within the state. Ritalin abuse and addiction can spiral out of control if it is left untreated, and the longer the problem persists; the worse off the individual will be. Drug treatment within the state of Maine can help prescription-drug addiction and abuse.

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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.