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Created On Tuesday, 28, February 2017
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Dexedrine & Ritalin Detoxification and Rehabilitation Centers in Ohio

Dexedrine is a brand-name prescription stimulant and is also known as dextroamphetamine, which is commonly found in most prescription stimulant drugs. Dexedrine is classified as a Schedule II drug by the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, which means it has a high potential for abuse. There are some telltale behaviors that family and friends can look for if they feel their loved one may be abusing prescription stimulants. This will include taking the prescription in ways it was not meant to be used or consuming more of it than what was prescribed. Other signs may be simply using the drug without a prescription or mixing Dexedrine with other drugs such as alcohol or street drugs. Prescription stimulants can cause dangerous addiction, but with effective drug and alcohol rehabilitation within the state of Ohio, addicts can receive the proper help. Throughout the state are different inpatient and outpatient treatment centers and programs to treat these kinds of addictions. Some of the reasons why Ritalin is abused recreationally are because there is a misconception that it will promote improved concentration, increase mental sharpness, help a person manage a workload, help with weight loss, and of course it will provide a high. Ritalin is a brand name for methylphenidate, which is a central nervous system stimulant and is classified as a Schedule II drug. Ritalin and Adderall are much of the same, and Ritalin is the most commonly prescribed ADHD medication within the United States. The recreational use of stimulant drugs is a problem within the United States, but the right type of help is available. Throughout the state of Ohio are different types of treatment programs that operate out of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Anyone struggling with a prescription drug addiction should locate a detox center first, and safely manage the withdrawal pains. After detox, an inpatient or residential, long-term or short-term program can be successful.

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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.