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Synthetic Drug Addiction Detox & Rehabilitation Services in South Dakota

Synthetic drugs can cause great harm to an individual because since they are man-made in labs, it is very hard and often impossible to know what their ingredients are. Its side effects can be quite harmful to one's health; elevated heart rate and blood pressure, vomiting, paranoia, hallucinations, etc. In the state of South Dakota, synthetic drugs are a definite problem. In 2014, the Supreme Court of South Dakota upheld a drug conviction for a man who openly sold synthetic drugs through his business, The Chicago Avenue Bar, even after the possession and distribution of them were made a felony in South Dakota. The packaging of the drugs he sold was mislabeled, saying that they were completely legal and did not contain any banned substances. Anyone struggling with synthetic drug addiction can find help at a drug detox center. This should be followed by in-depth therapy at a drug rehab center.

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South Dakota Detoxification & Rehabs for PCP (Phencyclidine) Addiction

Drug problems throughout the state of South Dakota include a variety of different substances, which may include PCP abuse in some areas within the state. PCP is an abbreviation for phencyclidine, which is a potent dissociative anesthetic and tranquilizer. The drug is somewhat similar to ketamine and will create intense euphoria, hallucinations, and the feeling of being detached from the body. PCP is illegal throughout the United States and is classified as a Schedule II drug, which means it has a high potential for abuse and addiction. PCP treatment in South Dakota can be done through local drug and alcohol rehab options such as services offered out of outpatient or inpatient treatment facilities. PCP detox can be difficult, but with the right help in South Dakota, a PCP addict can manage to get through the withdrawal symptoms easily and transition into further treatment.


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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.