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Risky Choices: Causes of Hepatitis

Risky Choices: Causes of Hepatitis A diagnosis of hepatitis can cause a variety of feelings, maybe even shame, embarrassment or fear….

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What is an Opioid?
What is an Opioid?

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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Opioid Abuse: How and When to Get Help
Opioid Abuse: How and When to Get Help

Opioid Abuse: How and When to Get Help Opioids are so highly addictive that they have created a dangerous and deadly…

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Opioid Overdose: What Happens and What to Do
Opioid Overdose: What Happens and What to Do

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 is the Definition of "Opioid"?
What is the Definition of “Opioid”?

What is the Definition of “Opioid”? The definition of opioid is as follows: Opioids are a class of drugs that include…

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What are the Different Drugs Used for Heroin and Opioid Detox?
What are the Different Drugs Used for Heroin and Opioid Detox?

Understanding Heroin and Opioid Detox When someone is struggling with addiction to heroin or opioids, it can be almost impossible to…

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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?

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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Stemming the Rising Tide of Heroin Abuse

Stemming the Rising Tide of Heroin Abuse Why has heroin abuse skyrocketed, who is using it, and what can be done…

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The Benefit of Harm Reduction for Heroin Addicts

The Benefit of Harm Reduction for Heroin Addicts People have often heard of abstinence based addiction treatment, but are less familiar…

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The Junkie Next Door

The Junkie Next Door When most people think of a heroin addict, they often mentally picture a poor, unkempt looking young…

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