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

Dexedrine is a brand name for dextroamphetamine and is commonly prescribed to treat ADHD, attention problems, and narcolepsy. Prescription stimulants are commonly prescribed medications but are also drugs that are often abused and used recreationally. Even with a long-term prescription and prolonged use of these drugs, there is an increased risk of becoming dependent on them. What will typically happen with prescription narcotics such as these, is the user will develop a tolerance to the drug, which will lead to physical and psychological dependencies because of the increased amount being needed. Prescription drug addiction is a problem all throughout the United States, but with the proper treatment, addicts can overcome this problem. Throughout the state of Texas are many different types of inpatient and outpatient drug rehabilitation services and facilities. Most types of addiction and substance abuse problems can be properly treated, and the necessary detox can be gotten at one of these facilities. Ritalin and other drugs such as Adderall may be taken for mental health reasons, but both drugs have a high risk of abuse and addiction. Ritalin is a brand name for methylphenidate, which is a central nervous system stimulant. Prescription stimulants are prescribed to treat ADHD and narcolepsy, however; are commonly abused throughout the United States. Ritalin is one of the most regularly prescribed stimulant drugs within the United States and is a common drug of choice for stimulant addicts. Ritalin can be crushed and snorted, inhaled, and even injected, which will increase the effects of the drugs. Drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers within the state of Texas offer various treatment methods throughout both inpatient and outpatient facilities. The detox process is important to help an addict through the withdrawals, which can be difficult for some, as every addict is different during the rehabilitation and detox process.

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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.