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15 08, 2018

Why are Opioid Overdose-Related Deaths Still Rising in 2018?

August 15th, 2018|0 Comments

“The epidemic of deaths involving opioids continues to worsen. Prescription opioid misuse and use of heroin and illicitly-manufactured fentanyl are intertwined and deeply troubling problems.” ~Dr. Thomas Frieden, former Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Opioid overdoses kill 131 Americans a day. Let that number sink in for a moment. Every

14 06, 2018

Addictive Personality: Can You Really Have Too Much of a Good Thing?

June 14th, 2018|0 Comments

“Addictive personality is not an actual psychiatric diagnosis. Personalities are very complex, and while there’s not one specific type that’s more prone to addiction than others, there are several factors that can combine to make you more likely to become addicted.” ~  Dr. Michael Weaver, MD, Medical Director, Center for Neurobehavioral Research on Addiction,

2 06, 2018

Brett Favre: Addiction, Relapse, and Recovery

June 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

If you are a football fan, you are probably somewhat familiar with the story of NFL Hall of Famer Brett Favre and how he battled an addiction to Vicodin in 1996. Today, it is the stuff of sports legend—how he overcame his issues, won both the Most Valuable Player award and The Game of

20 05, 2018

Modafinil Abuse: Rethinking Use of “Smart” Prescription Drugs

May 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Modafinil (Provigil) may be a narcolepsy drug, but a growing number of people are misusing the medication with ulterior motives. Drug abuse and addiction are serious public health issues that affect just about every community and family in one way or another. Rates of drug use and addiction in America have been increasing substantially for

10 04, 2018

The A-B-C’s of GHB

April 10th, 2018|0 Comments

What is GHB? Gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) is a natural-occurring chemical found in the brain that serves as a central nervous system depressant. It is also manufactured synthetically for its feel-good properties as a recreational drug and prescribed for a few legitimate medical purposes. GHB is a highly addictive and dangerous, volatile substance that should be

5 04, 2018

Nine Common Questions Answered About Marijuana

April 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Got Questions About Weed? Marijuana was once regarded as a highly dangerous substance that was taboo in most social circles. Today, marijuana use is widely accepted worldwide. According to statistics reported by the United Nations, an estimated 160 million people across the globe use marijuana regularly, making it the second most commonly used addictive

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