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Is It Working? 3 Legislative Changes Designed to Slow Down Prescription Drug Abuse in the US

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Prescription drug abuse has been an epidemic in the United States for the past decade, and it is one that has not gone unnoticed. The ... Read more
March 15th 2015
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Substance Abuse

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Is Hash Oil the New Crystal Meth?

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There are many parallels between hash oil and crystal meth such as addiction and their quick rise to popularity. Is hash oil the new crystal meth?
February 15th 2015
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Substance Abuse

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The Local Liquor Store and Domestic Violence: The Connection

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There are various factors that can contribute to domestic violence. Like so many things, there is rarely a single cause. However, the more we learn ... Read more
January 29th 2015
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New Trend in Alcohol Delivery Apps: Could They Contribute to Addiction?

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For those party throwers who like a stocked liquor shelf, the spate of new alcohol delivery apps like Drizly or Saucey offer a quick fix ... Read more
January 21st 2015
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Resolve to Be Intentional: Make 2015 Your Best Year in Recovery

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If you had a great year in 2014 – experienced real breakthroughs in therapy and recovery, connected with positive people, and made progress on goals ... Read more
January 15th 2015
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Rehab

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New ‘Meth-Resistant’ Cold Meds Hit Shelves, Meth Lab Numbers Drop

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Pseudoephedrine, an active ingredient in a number of over-the-counter cold medication formulations, is both an effective cold remedy and a dangerous substance. While it is ... Read more
January 15th 2015
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Substance Abuse

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How to Avoid a Boozy Christmas and a Hungover New Year

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Alcohol flows freely during the holiday season. Work parties, family events, dinners with friends, and other gatherings designed to celebrate the season often have alcohol ... Read more
January 1st 2015
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Alcohol Treatment

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Doctor Shoppers Go the Extra Mile

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The term “doctor shopper” refers to the prescription drug addicts who are so intent on getting more of their pills of choice that they go ... Read more
December 29th 2014
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Substance Abuse

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New Online Initiative May Help Fight Painkiller Abuse

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Electronic Prescribing for Controlled Substances (EPCS) is the name of the new initiative that allows pharmacists and prescribing physicians the ability to manage prescriptions for ... Read more
November 14th 2014
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Substance Abuse

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Are ED Meds Addictive?

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Erectile dysfunction (ED) medications are not opiate drugs, nor are they sedatives or stimulants. In short, they are not a drug typically described as “addictive,” ... Read more
November 5th 2014
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Substance Abuse