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What is an Opioid?
What is an Opioid?
December 27, 2019

What is an Opioid? Opioids are a class of drugs that include the illegal drug heroin, synthetic opioids such as fentanyl,…

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What Is The Opioid Crisis?
What Is The Opioid Crisis?
November 21, 2019

What Is The Opioid Crisis? The opioid crisis is known as the health crisis surrounding prescription, and nonprescription, opioid drugs. The…

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Opioid Overdose: What Happens and What to Do
Opioid Overdose: What Happens and What to Do
November 21, 2019

Opioid Overdose: What Happens and What to Do The largest risks that come with using opioids are addiction and overdose. An…

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What Are Opioid Overdose Signs?
What Are Opioid Overdose Signs?
November 21, 2019

What Are Opioid Overdose Signs? On average, 130 Americans die from an opioid overdose every day. The Centers for Disease Control…

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Top 10 Warning Signs I Am Addicted to Drugs
May 29, 2019

Am I Addicted to Drugs? Drug abuse can affect all people from any walk of life. Chances are, you have stopped…

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What is the Best Way to Get Clean from Heroin and Opioids?
What is the Best Way to Get Clean from Heroin and Opioids?
April 26, 2019

Ready to Get Clean from Heroin and Opioids? Opioids are an extremely addictive medication, so it is no surprise that opioid…

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Fentanyl, How Bad Is It?
Fentanyl, How Bad Is It?
April 2, 2019

How Bad Is Fentanyl? Fentanyl is an extremely dangerous synthetic opioid. Unlike some other opioids that occur naturally, it is man-made…

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fentanyl
The Fentanyl Crisis and What You Need to Know
January 3, 2019

What is Fentanyl? According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid analgesic that is similar…

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mental health and addiction
Co-Occurring Mental Health and Addiction
September 26, 2018

What is a Co-Occuring disorder? The coexistence of both a mental health disorder and a substance abuse use disorder is referred…

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Stages of Change
Stages of Change
August 3, 2018

What are the Stages of Change? At the University of Rhode Island, two researchers named Prochaska and DiClemente deciphered that there…

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