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Addiction of any type has the power to ruin the life of an individual completely, so much so that it can lead to the death of the affected or even provoke the individual to become a social threat. The causes of addiction are not exact; anything can lead an individual to get addicted.
The worrying thing about the addiction is that once an individual walks on the path of addiction, his turning back becomes very difficult. But, it should be remembered that kicking off your addiction is not impossible. There are various treatment centers, rehabs and also the residential treatment centers working hard towards helping the addicted get rid of their drug habit and returning to his normal life.
The residential treatment centers or “RTC” as its known, are said to be the last hope for an individual where he can get rid of this addiction. As the name suggests, the RTC’s main purpose is to “house”, “treat” and also educate the affected. They also help in creating long term mental and physical changes in an individual making them strong enough to say no to drugs and not depending on them, creating a positive attitude towards life.
There are various different residential treatment centers that provide their service for a definite problem and are also according to the age group of the affected people. Remember, a residential treatment center, is not as a punishment to the addicted but a ray of hope to discard the addiction and start a new life.
Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that heavier intrauterine cocaine exposure (IUCE) is associated with mild compromise on selective areas of neurocognitive development during middle childhood. The BUSM study appears in the May issue of Neurotoxicology and Teratology. BUSM researchers evaluated whether the level of IUCE or the interaction between IUCE….
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