Archive for December 2023

Nitazene – The Latest Synthetic Opioid Threat

Nitazene (also spelled Nitazine) is the latest synthetic opioid to threaten the health of our country. Like Xylazine and other lab-created opioids, Nitazene is not well known or understood by the public. In this post, the addiction experts at New Life Medical Addiction Services explain what Nitazene is and the threat if poses to our…

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Understanding the “4 C’s” of Addiction: Compulsion, Craving, Consequences, & Control

Addiction is a complex and multifaceted condition that affects millions of people worldwide. While the specific causes of addiction may vary, researchers and clinicians have identified common triggers that contribute to the development and perpetuation of addictive behaviors. Among these triggers, four key factors stand out: compulsion, craving, consequences, and control. These are known as…

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Addiction, Depression, and the Holiday Season

The holiday season, with its festive cheer and emphasis on togetherness, can be a challenging time for individuals grappling with addiction and depression. The intricate interplay between these conditions can create a perfect storm of heightened vulnerabilities, making the holidays a critical period for those affected. In this article, the experts at New Life Medical…

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