Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment

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March 30, 2016
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Encouraging Physicians to Inform Their Patients about Addiction

Reducing deaths from painkiller abuse is one of the many objectives the US healthcare system has taken seriously in the past few years. Better quality of care with undoubtedly lead to more informed patients who know the “do’s and don’ts” of medicating … Continue reading

March 29, 2016
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Parents’ National “You Decide Before They Prescribe” Campaign

Parents are now challenging doctors before their child is prescribed pain medications by launching a new national Public Service Announcement (PSA) “You Decide Before They Prescribe.” The campaign seeks to educate parents on prescription drug addiction and heroin abuse in … Continue reading

March 28, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Dangerous New ‘Super Pill” in Pinellas County, Florida

A recovered man, Rob Sanchez says what many like him have said before, “I know addiction. I know what life is all about.” As a well known radio personality at the time, and among celebrities and the “high life” due … Continue reading

March 25, 2016
by Staff Writer
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“Addiction Genes” Play An Important Role

Genetics have been found to have a strong connection the measure of one’s susceptibility to addiction and substance abuse. Some people may be prone to alcoholism, while others won’t have the same “cravings” or satisfaction from drinking alcohol. That same … Continue reading

March 24, 2016
by Staff Writer
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The Extent of a Climbing Drug Overdose Epidemic

Prescription drug and heroin overdoses have reached epidemic proportions over the decade in the US. But to what extent has the number drug overdoses risen? Data from numerous sources indicate that the number of deaths in 2014 reached a peak … Continue reading

March 23, 2016
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When Family is Involved in Substance Abuse Treatment

What does the family do during substance abuse treatment? Often times, a person will enter rehab after his/her family spoke with the individual in an intervention, helping the person realize that the problem exists, requires treatment, and has even affected … Continue reading

March 21, 2016
by Staff Writer
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What Are Hallucinogenic Mushrooms?

Hallucinogenic mushrooms contain psilocybin and psilocin, which have similar effects to LSD – another kind of popular hallucinogenic drug. Mushrooms, also referred to as “shrooms,” is usually mixed with food or brewed in tea due to its bitter unfavorable taste. … Continue reading