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How Heroin Addiction Treatment Helps Fight the Opioid Epidemic

The opioid epidemic has become a well-known national problem. It makes news headlines on a daily basis. We, as a society, had begun to make progress, and, sadly, the pandemic made us take a giant step in the wrong direction. If you or someone you love is struggling with an opioid use disorder, we encourage…

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The Importance of Still Focusing on the Opioid Epidemic

Opioid settlements between the U.S. government and opioid manufacturers, wholesale distributors, doctors, and pharmacies are no longer front-page headlines. But, the devastation of opioid addiction is still affecting American families. Large swaths of the country’s population are still reeling from lost lives, broken families, and personal despair. Today, you have to dig deep to uncover the latest…

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3 Commonly Abused Opioids

When we think about drug abuse, we often defer to drugs like cocaine, meth, or marijuana. However, some of the most addictive substances in the U.S. are opioids. Used for medical and recreational purposes, opioids are known for their ability to reduce pain and cause the user to feel relaxed. Below, we look at opioid…