Opioid Addiction

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Johnson & Johnson To Pay For Causing Deaths

Oklahoma Judge rules Johnson& Johnson to pay $572 million for contributing to 6,000 overdose deaths spanning 2 decades Monday, Cleveland County District Court judge Thad Balkman in Oklahoma favored state prosecutors ruling that pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson intentionally oversold and completely ignored the states public nuisance laws. Balkman called defendant “false, misleading, and dangerous …

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12 Ways to Fight Depression in Recovery

They call it stormy Monday, but Tuesday's just as bad T-Bone Walker Life is so much better. Why do I feel so bad? So, you did it. You made the decision, took some action, and got sober. You feel better: more clear, healthier, and best of all, darned proud of yourself for staying clean. Things …

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How to Have Fun and Stay Sober at a Party

Sober Summer Fun How to enjoy summer parties and still stay sober. Those of us who struggle with addiction and have made the changes necessary to get sober have a new life. We have new friends. We have our health back. We are rejoining the stream of life with a new attitude. So, how do …

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Gratitude is Good For Your Health and Well-Being

So many of us are looking for the miracle remedy. It seems to be the American Way. We want to be happy, less stressed, healthy. We want to sleep well and feel confident in life. Is there a magic remedy for all the things that bother us in life? There is no magic potion or …

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Addiction Help for Parents: How to Start the Healing

If you suspect that your child is addicted to drugs or alcohol, chances are you have been through a roller coaster of emotions already. Guilt, shame and outright denial are normal reactions for most parents. How do you know for sure that your child is addicted to drugs? What can you do to help them? …

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