Opioids

Opioids are prescription drugs given for pain management and are highly addictive. Learn about how the opioid epidemic is affecting countless lives and how you or your loved one can seek help.
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What Doctors Are Doing About the Opioid Epidemic

The opioid epidemic and crisis keeps getting worse – but what are doctors doing about the problem? Learn how new guidelines are cracking down on prescription abuse.
Opioids

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT): Everything You Need to Know

MAT can be a life-saving tool to support the treatment of opioid or alcohol addiction. Learn which medication is right for you.
Recovery

Dealing with Opioid and Heroin Cravings

Opioid and heroin cravings can be challenging to overcome but with the right support, you can learn to live a fulfilling life in recovery.
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Fentanyl 101: What You Need to Know

Fentanyl is one of the most powerful and deadly substances of the opioid class and has been linked to numerous fatal overdoses in recent years. Read on to learn more about fentanyl addiction, the side effects of fentanyl, and the possibility of a fentanyl overdose.
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Making it Through, One Day at a Time

Candy shares the ups and downs of her child's struggle with addiction nearly 20 years ago. The mother of 3 reflects on her life back then and how it has changed today.
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How to Tell If Someone Is Addicted to Heroin

Recognizing the signs of heroin addiction is not always easy. These are some red flags to look out for.
Drug Addiction

Officials Implement New Opioid Addiction Treatment Initiatives

The opioid epidemic affects about 2 million people in the United States. Here's how some states are using buprenorphine to help save the lives of those affected by opioid addiction.
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Drugged Driving: Opioids Causing a Spike in Deadly Car Accidents

Opioids and car accidents may be more connected than we think. Learn how prescription medications could be leading to a spike in deadly car accidents.
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10 Deadliest States for Drug Overdoses

Alcohol and drug addiction affect over 23.5 million Americans. Learn which states have been impacted most.
Drug Addiction

From Schools to Local Parks, Nowhere is Safe from the Opioid Crisis

The opioid epidemic is putting the public at risk of being exposed to powerful drugs and contracting diseases such as hepatitis and HIV. Learn how and what community leaders are doing about it.
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A Safe Guide to Pain Management if Your Doctor Prescribes You Opioids

In many cases, prescription painkillers may lead to addiction in some cases. It is important that you know how to safeguard yourself against addiction.
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5 Things to Know About the Opioid Bill

President Trump, who labeled the opioid epidemic a national emergency earlier this year, recently signed the bill ⎼ the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act ⎼ into law. Below are five important components of this law and how they can impact addiction and treatment.