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Opiate Replacement Therapy Mat

Opioid Replacement Therapy

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the current rise in prescription drug abuse and opioid addiction is considered a nationwide epidemic. In 2019, an estimated 10.1 million people aged 12 or older misused opioids in…
Opioid Relapse Prevention Strategies
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Opioid Relapse Prevention

Prescription narcotics are extremely dangerous. As more overdose deaths are linked to prescription opioid, many individuals and families are searching for relief. Today, millions of Americans are battling with substance abuse with a large percentage…
What Is Nss 2 Bridge
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NSS-2 Bridge

The Bridge (NSS-2 Bridge) appears small but has huge potential for helping fight the opioid crisis in America. The NSS-2 Bridge is an innovative device recently approved by the FDA to aid in opioid withdrawal pain. It is appears not much…
Side Effects Of Heroin Addiction

Side Effects of Heroin

All opiates or opioids are made from substances derived from the poppy plant. This includes heroin, opium, morphine, OxyContin and all the others. Heroin comes in many forms and is one of the world's most deadliest drugs. In 2019, there were…
How High Do You Get With Vicodin

Does Vicodin Get You High?

Vicodin is the brand name of the drug hydrocodone, a potent opioid painkiller that is usually prescribed to treat moderate or severe pain. Made from a combination of hydrocodone and acetaminophen, which is a non-narcotic, over-the-counter pain…
Parents Addicted To Prescriptions
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Parent Addicted to Prescription Drugs

Addiction can have a profound impact on a family. In addition to health-related concerns, substance abuse can impose financial stresses and cause resentment among family members – particularly children who have a parent addicted to prescription…
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How Long Do Opioids Stay in Your System?

How long do opioids stay in your system? If you're asking this question, you may already be addicted. Oxy, Percocet, heroin and fentanyl are potent substances, and it's easy to become dependent inadvertently. It's vital to catch addiction early…
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Fentanyl Overdose Symptoms

It’s hard to scroll through your newsfeed and not see a few articles about the fentanyl epidemic. The once-obscure drug has invaded the United States and the heroin supply. The highly potent opioid has been plucked from insignificance (except…
The Cost Of Opioid Abuse
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How to Prevent Opioid Abuse

Despite educational materials highlighting the dangers of prescription narcotics, millions of Americans discover first-hand the perils of opioid abuse. Researchers and drug addiction experts continue to focus on soaring overdose rates attributed…
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Mixing Marijuana with Other Drugs

Disclaimer: AspenRidge Recovery does NOT endorse the use of any mind-altering substances, including cannabis. We know that marijuana is an addictive substance that can cause significant problems in the lives of many individuals and families.…