Ecstasy, known scientifically as 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), is a synthetic drug that acts as both a stimulant and a psychedelic. It produces feelings of increased energy, emotional warmth, and distorted sensory and time perception, making it a popular party drug. However, the short-term and long-term side effects of ecstasy use can be severe and potentially life-threatening. How Ecstasy Affects the Brain […]

Marijuana, also known as weed, pot, herb, or cannabis, is one of the most widely used psychoactive drugs in the world. While often viewed as a harmless, non-addictive substance, the reality is that long-term, heavy marijuana use can lead to physical dependence and a host of withdrawal symptoms when trying to quit. If you’ve found yourself unable to stop using […]

Lean, also known as purple drank, sizzurp, or dirty sprite, is a highly dangerous recreational drug beverage made by mixing prescription cough syrup containing codeine and promethazine with soda and hard candy. Originating in Houston, Texas in the 1960s, lean has become increasingly popular in recent decades, glamorized by hip hop music and pop culture. But behind the candy-like flavor […]

Understanding the Importance of Relapse Prevention in Addiction Recovery Achieving sobriety is a significant milestone in the journey of addiction recovery. However, maintaining that hard-earned sobriety requires ongoing effort and support. One critical tool in the arsenal of addiction recovery is a relapse prevention plan. At JourneyPure, we understand the importance of equipping our patients with the skills and strategies […]

Addiction is a complex and challenging disorder that affects millions of individuals worldwide. While the decision to seek help and undergo detox is a crucial first step, it’s important to understand that the journey to lasting recovery extends far beyond the initial withdrawal phase. Many individuals who have successfully completed a detox program find themselves facing a new set of […]

Dextromethorphan, commonly known as DXM, is a cough suppressant found in more than 120 over-the-counter cold and cough medicines. When used as directed, DXM is a safe and effective way to relieve cough. However, DXM is frequently abused in high doses to produce dissociative and hallucinogenic effects, which can be extremely dangerous and potentially fatal. If you or a loved […]

  JourneyPure At The River offers equine therapy to help clients struggling with addiction. This experiential therapy, which has been used since the 1970s, incorporates activities into care to uncover underlying issues related to substance use disorders or mental illness. Experiential therapy is one of the most sought-after types of therapy for those experiencing substance use disorders because it allows […]

A 4 panel drug test is a powerful diagnostic tool that plays a crucial role in the fight against substance abuse and addiction. This type of screening is designed to detect the presence of four commonly abused drugs: marijuana (THC), cocaine, opiates, and methamphetamine/amphetamine. At JourneyPure, our drug and alcohol addiction recovery centers in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Florida rely on […]

PCP, short for phencyclidine, is a highly addictive dissociative anesthetic drug that can have profound and dangerous effects on the brain and body. Originally developed in the 1950s as an intravenous surgical anesthetic, PCP was soon discontinued for human use due to its severe side effects. Today, PCP is an illicit street drug of abuse that is manufactured in clandestine […]

LSD, or lysergic acid diethylamide, stands as one of the most potent and enigmatic substances in the psychedelic world. Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann first synthesized LSD in 1938, opening doors to profound insights into human consciousness. As we explore LSD’s nature, effects, addiction potential, and recovery options through JourneyPure, we aim to provide crucial understanding for those touched by substance […]

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