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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Long Term Drug Treatment

Long Term Drug Treatment: What is taking so long? In our caffeine-fueled, frantic, multitasking world we want everything FAST. Fast delivery, fast food, fast download, we all want to save time; even with our health care. Emergency medical care is around the corner from many homes. Medical surgeries and treatments that required lengthy hospital stays …

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Benefits of Out of State Rehab vs. In State

Combatting addiction is hard enough. The cravings, the emotions, and the triggers can seem impossible to deal with. Group and individual therapy are often needed to uncover the root causes of the addiction. On top of all this, the physical effects of withdrawal can be difficult to deal with. All of these factors can mean …

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US Heroin Epidemic: Facts and Statistics

News of the heroin epidemic and “opioid crisis” is everywhere today. Even the president is addressing the issue lately. What exactly is the heroin epidemic and what do we mean by “crisis?” Some of the statistics are very alarming. Drug abuse, overdose and death is rising among all citizens of the United States. This includes …

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