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What Is Flakka?

“Flakka” is a synthetic cathinone drug commonly abused in Florida. When misused, it is a potent stimulant that can cause severe and unwanted psychological and physical issues. Call 1.844.675.1022 to speak with someone from the caring and compassionate team at My 5 Palms about synthetic drug addiction and our addiction treatment programs that focus on …

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What Is Lean?

What is “lean”? Also known as “purple drank” or “sizzurp,” it is an illegal street drug that has become increasingly popular among teens and young adults. This potent mixture contains codeine—a narcotic pain reliever—and promethazine, an antihistamine used to treat allergies. It can be highly addictive and dangerous, leading to serious health complications or death. …

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What Is Spice?

Spice, also known as synthetic cannabinoids, is a drug that has become increasingly popular in recent years. It’s a chemical compound designed to mimic the effects of marijuana. While it can produce similar results, there are many differences between Spice and natural marijuana. Should you learn more about Spice? Call 1.844.675.1022 to speak with someone …

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What Are the Side Effects of GHB and Alcohol?

Polysubstance abuse is a serious issue that can lead to addiction and long-term side effects. Unfortunately, many people don’t know the risks of using party drugs like gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) in combination with alcohol. Call 1.844.675.1022 to speak with someone from My 5 Palms about polysubstance abuse, GHB and alcohol side effects, and what to expect …

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Fentanyl Withdrawal Symptoms

Fentanyl has become a devastating force in the United States. Statistics paint an alarming picture. For example, in 2017, more than 71,000 people in the U.S. died from drug overdoses, and almost 30,000 of those deaths were due to fentanyl. Therefore, addiction treatment is crucial to keep these numbers from going even higher.The rise in …

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