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

Dexedrine is a brand name for dextroamphetamine, which is a prescription stimulant often prescribed to treat ADHD and or other attention problems. Despite the medication being used legitimately, and some people having success, it can still be very easily abused. These types of stimulant-based drugs are often abused recreationally because of the heightened alertness it will provide. There are also common misconceptions that these types of drugs will enhance academic performance and help a student achieve good grades. The prolonged use of Dexedrine and other drugs like it will cause the user to develop a tolerance, which can lead to addictions. Prescription drug addiction and other substance abuse problems can be properly treated within the state of Oklahoma. Throughout the state are different types of treatment options, that will be provided through inpatient or outpatient facilities. Addicts and their families should take the time needed to find a program that will meet their needs. Drugs such as Adderall and Ritalin are prescription central nervous system stimulants and are brand names for methylphenidate. Methylphenidate is a Schedule II drug under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, which means it has a potential for abuse and addiction. The recreational use of Ritalin is a problem all throughout the United States because Ritalin is the most commonly prescribed ADHD medication given. Age groups that become addicted to or dependent on this drug include both children/teens and adults. Teens and young adults are more apt to being prescribed this drug, along with children because of an ADHD diagnosis. Any type of prescription drug abuse and addiction can be effectively treated with the right help. Throughout the state of Oklahoma are various outpatient and inpatient treatment centers and facilities. This will include both long-term and short-term centers and conventional detox programs to help addicts through the withdrawals.

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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.