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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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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…
Adderall Abuse And Depression
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Adderall and Depression

Depression is one of the most debilitating mental health issues impacting millions of Americans every year. Having major depression can increase the risk of substance abuse, and even suicide. Suicide is the third leading cause of death among…
Most Lethal Drugs In America
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Deadliest Drug in America

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that fentanyl is responsible for 29% of all fatal overdoses. This makes it the leading cause of drug overdose deaths in the U.S. or, in short, one of the deadliest drugs in America.  Throughout…
Medication Assisted Treatment For Alcohol
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What is Antabuse?

Considering that millions of Americans are afflicted with alcohol use disorder (AUD)–15 million in the U.S. alone–addiction specialists have zeroed in on medication assisted treatment options to help with initial recovery. As new medications…
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…
what is methadone and use
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What is Methadone Used For?

Reaching a sobriety and maintaining a sober lifestyle is no easy task and may require more intensive treatments than therapy and full or partial hospitalization. Millions of American’s are afflicted with the disease of addiction. Since the…
Treating Anxiety With Gabapentin
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Is Gabapentin Used for Anxiety?

Gabapentin is a psychoactive medication that helps address many different types of psychological and physical disorders. Gabapentin can help address nervous system disorders, cure nerve pain, and can help to reduce seizures in children and adults.…
what does fentanyl look like
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What Does Fentanyl Look Like?

The problematic use of pain medications has increased drastically over the last decade. Pain medication can be highly addictive, as it blocks both physical and emotional pain receptors, thus the experience of pain is minimized. Pain medications…
gabapentin and alcohol side effects
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Gabapentin and Alcohol

Americans are taking more prescription pills than ever before and more than people in any other country. A survey by Consumer Reports finds that around 55% of Americans are taking prescription medications. Pill habits alone can produce harmful…