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Public Service Workers And Addiction

02/28/19: Addiction \ Addiction Recovery

Just how common is addiction in our society today? More common than you think! There are over 20 million Americans, out of the 327 million, that struggle with some form…

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The Connection Between Opioid Addiction and Suicide

02/25/19: Addiction

Opioid addiction can turn a person’s life upside down in a short period of time, making normal tasks difficult and creating personal turmoil that can be a difficult task to…

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What Triggers Relapse?

02/07/19: Addiction \ Addiction Recovery \ Relapse Prevention

Addiction is no easy thing to overcome. For many people, it is difficult to kick an addiction even if they try to make changes for themselves. When a person does…

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Substance Abuse & Cancer Patients

02/05/19: Addiction \ Addiction Recovery \ Drug Addiction

When it comes to chronic pain, it can be unbearable for most people. This is why pain medications are usually prescribed to the people that suffer from this kind of…

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The Connection Between Trauma and Addiction

01/29/19: Addiction

Not very long ago, almost everyone considered addiction as a moral failing and an inability to control behavior. Recent advances in science have changed that fallacy in thinking into an…

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Drug Use And The Damage On Lungs

01/10/19: Addiction \ Addiction Recovery

Substance abuse is an issue that people all across the world deal with. It is a habitual taking of addictive or illegal drugs. People that struggle with this develop a…

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Addiction Portrayal In ‘Beautiful Boy’

01/07/19: Addiction \ Drug Addiction

In the last year, we have seen Hollywood produce some very successful movies about addiction. The only problem with these movies is that they can not authentically tell stories about…

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What is Carfentanil?

01/03/19: Addiction \ Drug Addiction

Any kind of drugs can pose a threat to a person’s mental and physical well-being. However, some are far more addictive and dangerous than others. One of the worst substances…

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Stigmas Around Addiction

12/31/18: Addiction \ Drug Addiction

When you think of someone addicted to heroin, what do you imagine? Probably someone out on the street who has nothing left to lose. What about someone addicted to alcohol?…

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What Happens During Opioid Overdose and Reversal?

12/27/18: Addiction

Opioid addiction is an increasingly tragic problem gripping the United States. In Arizona alone, between June 15, 2017 and November 29, 2018 there have been 2,535 opioid deaths and an…

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