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AMA Report Details Physician Strides in the Opioid Fight

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This nation's opioid epidemic continues to claim tens of thousands of lives each year from overdose deaths. While the primary driver of opioid use disorder ... Read more
July 20th 2018
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“Prescription Nation” 2018, Part Two: Recommendations to Win the Opioid Fight

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The National Safety Council just released a report titled “Prescription Nation 2018” that reviews the progress U.S. states have made in fighting this nation’s opioid ... Read more
July 2nd 2018
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“Prescription Nation” 2018, Part One: Which States Are Making Progress in the Opioid Fight?

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This nation has been in the midst of an opioid epidemic for several years, and the situation is not improving. According to a recent report ... Read more
June 29th 2018
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Parenting under the Influence: What Every Family Should Know

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One fact that many people who struggle with drug addiction fail to realize is that their actions affect everyone around them, particularly children. A primary ... Read more
June 8th 2018
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4 Tips for Age-Appropriate Drug Education for Kids

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Children are exposed to drugs and alcohol at an early age. You may not think to speak to them about the dangers of substance abuse ... Read more
June 1st 2018
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Examining the Relationship between Childhood Trauma and Substance Abuse

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Addiction is a disease that originates from a variety of factors that include environment, genetics, behavior, and experiences. Some of the environmental factors and experiences ... Read more
March 27th 2018
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When Nurses Abuse Drugs: A Look at the Issues

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As of mid-2017, there were over 4 million RNs and LPNs working in the US. Among nurses, an estimated 10 to 15 percent are impaired ... Read more
March 26th 2018
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What Role Should Employers Play in the Fight Against Substance Abuse?

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Seventy percent of employers in the United States say they have experienced direct impact of prescription drug abuse in their workplaces, according to a study ... Read more
March 23rd 2018
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Mobile App Shows Promise in the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

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Mobile apps have reached into every area of the smartphone user’s life. Apps for social media are used millions of times per day, and people ... Read more
March 19th 2018
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Drug Abuse and Human Trafficking: Exploring the Connection

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Exploiting women and youth is a crime that is often associated with drug abuse. Particularly in light of this country’s opioid epidemic, there is evidence ... Read more
March 9th 2018
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