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Dexedrine & Ritalin Detoxification and Rehabilitation Centers in Massachusetts

Most prescription drug problems start with a prescription for a narcotic medication that the user thought was safe until it was used for a reason other than it was intended for. This is a very common problem with prescription opioid medication and is also an issue with amphetamines such as Dexedrine. Dexedrine is a central nervous system stimulant, and is commonly prescribed to treat ADHD and narcolepsy, and is used to increase alertness. In fact, this is one of the reasons why this drug is used recreationally, because it will create alertness for the user, and does have similar euphoric effects like cocaine. Prescription drug problems can be effectively treated, but it will take the proper type of help to ensure a successful recovery. Drug and alcohol treatment programs within the state of Massachusetts include programs that will properly treat prescription drug addiction. Anyone struggling with a drug problem can locate resources within either inpatient or outpatient treatment centers. Any type of addiction, whether it is with Ritalin or other drugs will result in a number of social and personal changes, many of which will begin to diminish the user's quality of life. It is important for family and friends to notice these things and pick up on them, so they can get their loved ones the help they need. Ritalin is a brand name for methylphenidate, which is a central nervous system stimulant. Ritalin is also the most commonly prescribed brand-name ADHD medication within the United States. Addiction or a dependency for Ritalin can start with a prescription. In other circumstances, the recreational use of Ritalin will cause addiction and dependency. Drug treatment programs within the state of Massachusetts include both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation and detox centers. Conventional detox will offer the best service, along with outpatient or residential treatment will be effective.

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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.