Swift River Blog

Our blog offers information on addiction-related issues and topics for recovering individuals and their loved ones. Here, you can seek information about substances of abuse, side effects, treatment, current medications, therapy, inpatient programs and more.

7 Signs Someone Is Addicted To Fentanyl

Fentanyl is one of the most potent opioids available on the market. It is rarely prescribed for long-term use and is typically only used to...

Sep 13, 2019

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Common Opioid Street Slang And Nicknames

Many opioid medications and illicit opioids have slang or street names. A person may refer to a drug in slang to prevent loved ones or...

Sep 12, 2019

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5 Signs Someone Is Addicted To Cocaine

Cocaine is a psychoactive stimulant that can result in serious health risks, including addiction and overdose. In addition to the risk of...

Sep 11, 2019

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Heroin Overdose Signs And Symptoms

Heroin is an illegal opioid that is poisonous to the body. When a person uses heroin, they risk overdosing on the substance. Sometimes...

Sep 11, 2019

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Massachusetts Drug Rehab Success Rates And Statistics

Massachusetts, like many other states, is home to countless individuals struggling with drug abuse and addiction. Unfortunately, the drug...

Sep 11, 2019

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Heroin Withdrawal And Detox Timeline

Making the decision to quit heroin can be life-changing and can provide an individual with another chance at a drug-free and fulfilling...

Sep 10, 2019

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Getting Help For An Alcoholic Spouse

It’s no secret that alcohol can have significant impacts on a person’s physical, mental, and emotional well-being. In addition,...

Sep 9, 2019

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Massachusetts DUI/DWI Statistics

While some people can drink without consequence, millions of others struggle with alcohol abuse. People who suffer from alcohol abuse and...

Sep 9, 2019

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6 Signs Your Loved One Is Abusing Opioids (Opiates)

With the opioid epidemic continuing to sweep the nation and claiming thousands of lives, knowing the signs of opioid abuse could...

Sep 9, 2019

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