How to Return to Life After Addiction Treatment

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Veterans are at High Risk for Prescription Addiction

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Government Summit Held on Opiate Addiction

summitOpioids are a class of drugs which include heroin and prescription painkillers. The current nationwide abuse of opioids creates a devastating impact on our nation’s public health and safety. According to CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) 2011 statistics, an estimated 110 Americans died every day as result of Continue reading

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Why the Elderly are Becoming More Prone to Addiction

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Common Issues in Oklahoma Due to Addiction

peopleThe National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) reports that drug abuse and addiction have adverse consequences for individuals and for our society. The overall estimated cost of substance abuse Continue reading

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5 Steps for Dealing with a Female Addiction Problem

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Who is Most Prone to Heroin Addiction

heroinThe greatest ally of drug addiction has always been ignorance. When you don’t know what a drug can really do to your body and mind, there is no reason not to use it. When you don’t know where drugs Continue reading

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Signs of an Alcohol Addiction During the 4th of July Holiday

alcoholIndependence Day is fast approaching in the United States, and that means that most Americans are starting to think about their holiday plans. Most holidays in the US aren’t religious in nature, Continue reading

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How to Keep Your Home Free From Addiction This Summer

girlWith school over and children and teens heading home for a few months, it’s the most important time of the year to practice safe behaviors regarding drug use. If you are not vigilant, your own children could end up among the millions of young people in America that first experiment with dangerous drugs and alcohol during the summer. Continue reading

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10 Signs of Prescription Drug Addiction

prescriptionMore prescription drugs are now being prescribed than at any point in our history. Pharmaceutical companies are now multi-billion dollar businesses that answer to the bottom line of profitability – not the safety of their customers Continue reading

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