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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Senate Passes Bill Targeting the Opioid Epidemic

The U.S. Senate voted 99-1 in favor of new bills directed at preventing the opioid crisis. See how the proposed laws will impact those suffering from addiction.
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San Francisco Takes Fight Against Opioid Epidemic to the Streets

The city of San Francisco will begin distributing medications that combat opioid withdrawal to those suffering from addiction on the streets. Learn more about how this could impact the opioid epidemic.
Opioids

What Parents Need to Know About Teens and Opioids

Opioid overdoses occur regardless of age. Learn how to recognize the signs of addiction and how to communicate with your teens about the dangers of drug abuse.
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Baby Boomers and Millennials Are Driving The Opioid Crisis

The opioid epidemic has impacted over 2.5 million users and their families. Learn about two generations that have been particularly hard-hit: Baby Boomers and Millennials.
Opioids

What is Vivitrol?

Certain individuals need some extra help to stay on the path to recovery. For many, Vivitrol can help. In this short video, learn more about the benefits of Vivitrol and how it can strengthen your recovery.
Opioids

Stop Thinking Addiction Could Never Happen to You

The reality is that deadly drugs like Fentanyl and heroin are making their way into homes all over the country, homes just like yours.
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Narcan: Saving Lives or Enabling Addiction?

Discover the pros and cons of the drug Narcan, which prevents overdoses but does not always facilitate long-term addiction recovery.
Drug Addiction

3 Reasons People Don't Go to Treatment

People suffering from a substance abuse disorder have varied reasons for avoiding treatment, but the most significant factors are denial, fear, and shame.
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Senate Adds $45 Billion to Fight Opioid Crisis

When the American Health Care Act (AHCA) was first proposed, it was met with resistance from both Republicans and Democrats, particularly when it came to how the bill would affect the current opioid crisis sweeping the nation. In an effort to increase support for the bill, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell recently added $45 billion to the healthcare bill.
Addiction Treatment

Does the use of suboxone substitute one addiction for another?

Despite its success rate, Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT), is still considered controversial in the field of addiction treatment. Some believe that treating addiction with medications such as Suboxone simply replaces one addiction with another.
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Carfentanil: A New Killer on the Loose

While many accidental overdoses last year involved Fentanyl, there is an even more dangerous drug hitting the streets, Carfentanil.
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Is Medical Marijuana An Effective Treatment for Opioid Addiction?

Dr. Randall Dwenger, explores the debate around medical marijuana as a treatment for opioid addiction. Does he believe medical marijuana can be a pathway to recovery?