Opioid Addiction

Opioid addiction information, articles, resources and personal stories to help you understand the symptoms and treatment of substance abuse and addiction.

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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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Dual Diagnosis Rehab

What is Dual Diagnosis?Dual diagnosis is a term used a person with a mental illness also has a substance abuse disorder at the same time. More than half of persons who have a serious mental illness also have a substance use or abuse disorder. This is often also called "co-occurring disorders." Many rehabilitation programs are …

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Heroin Addiction: How Does it Start?

Heroin Addiction: How Does It Start? Heroin addiction in America has reached epidemic proportions since 2000, leaving in its wake thousands of broken lives and families each year. [rd_line color="#999999" alt_color="#424242" width="800" line_pos="center" margin_top="5" margin_bottom="5"] These heroin addiction statistics are startling: From 2002-2013, the rate of heroin overdose increased 287% Since 2002, heroin use has …

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