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Xanax Addiction

Last Updated on March 26, 2018 by Inspire Malibu Xanax is the brand name for alprazolam and is part of the benzodiazepine (benzo) drug class. Becoming addicted to Xanax is quite easy so much so that those taking it for non-medical purposes can become addicted to it after 2 weeks. Xanax is usually taken at […]




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5 Signs of Alcohol Abuse

Last Updated on February 10, 2019 by Inspire Malibu Everybody likes to have a drink or two while at a party or after a long tiring day. But the need for a reality check arises when this habit changes from a drink or two and becomes something that you are physically and psychologically dependent on. […]




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Inspire Malibu’s Dr. Beau Christianson Handpicked by KTLA as Leading Expert on Suicide and Related Behavior

Last Updated on March 26, 2018 by Inspire Malibu KTLA-TV, Los Angeles’ Leading News Station Features Psychiatrist and Behavioral Expert Dr. Beau Christianson on Live News Segment MALIBU, CA – (Marketwired – May 15, 2013) – Dr. Matthew Torrington, Founder of Inspire Malibu, recognized by many as the top drug rehab and addiction treatment centers in […]




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5 Novels that Deal with Drug Abuse and Addiction

Last Updated on March 26, 2018 by Inspire Malibu Over the years, a number of movies have depicted drug use and its destructive consequences quite vividly.  Apart from films, a number of classic books have also talked about addiction and what it can lead to. Here’s a look at a five contemporary novels that focus […]




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TMS Therapy Study Confirms Long Term Effectiveness

Last Updated on July 9, 2017 by Inspire Malibu Inspire Malibu and Dr. Matthew Torrington have been at the forefront of TMS Therapy (TransCranial Magnetic Stimulation) since the FDA approved the system to treat patients with Major Depressive Disorder. The treatment is performed through TMS which is a pulse magnetic field produced using precision pulse Technology […]




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Rise In Number of Illicit Drug Users Raises Global Concern

Last Updated on September 3, 2015 by Inspire Malibu Drug abuse and addiction have been a major concern for most of the countries of the world for years now. With the number of illicit drug users rising in different parts of the world including the USA the issue has taken prominence with health departments and […]




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Effects and Dangers of Bath Salts

Last Updated on April 20, 2015 by Inspire Malibu The street drug known as Bath Salts is basically made up of synthetic stimulants that are processed and packaged so that they replicate traditional bath salts. Basically, after adding the warning label, “not for human consumption” the manufacturers of these dangerous drugs successfully manage to evade […]




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Can Meth Cause Psychosis

Last Updated on April 28, 2016 by Inspire Malibu Based on field research it has been shown that there is a heightened risk of going through psychotic phases when specific drugs are used. Take the case of Cannabis that has been connected with an increased risk of psychosis. It is important to note that it […]




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The Curious Case of Percocet

Last Updated on September 3, 2015 by Inspire Malibu Percocet 2.5/325 is the brand name for the mixture of Oxycodone and Acetaminophen. A narcotic pain reliever, Oxycodone is used for the treatment of moderate to severe pain while acetaminophen works toward deepening the effects of Oxycodone.  But make no mistake, this is a very serious […]




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Pre-Natal Exposure to Meth Can Cause Malformations In The Brain

Last Updated on April 28, 2016 by Inspire Malibu For a while now, researchers have known that prenatal exposure to drug abuse can be quite harmful to the brain of a fetus. But, going by the results of a new study, prenatal usage of methamphetamine can impair the fetal brain worse than prenatal alcohol exposure. […]




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