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Teens, Young Adults and Opiate Addiction: How Does it Start?

It’s a terrible thing, but far too often these days, when a teen or young adult overdoses on an opiate drug, the parents didn’t even know there was a problem. Or maybe they did know there was a problem and … Continue reading

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Are There Really Opiates in Every Town in America?

It seems like everywhere you look these days, there’s news about opiates. This is both good and bad. It’s bad because this means there are so many opiates in circulation that people need to be notified that there’s a problem. … Continue reading

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Maryland’s Drug Situation Illustrates the National Problem with Heroin and Pills

Maryland has long struggled with a heroin problem. In fact, the Baltimore inner city has been renowned as a center of heroin abuse and addiction for many years. It’s not uncommon for multiple generations in the same family to seek … Continue reading

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Not Just Suburban Families Suffering from Painkiller Addiction

For the last several years, the mainstream media has been reporting on the way that painkiller addiction has been working its way into the homes of people who never would have used an illegal drug. This addiction was initiated by … Continue reading

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Opiates, Opioids and the Veterans Administration

There seems to be a lot of conversations about prescription drugs these days and that’s a good thing. We have been developing a serious problem related to abuse of prescription drugs for several years so the more we talk about … Continue reading

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Opiate Addiction Now Takes Many Forms But Cannot Successfully Be Treated with More Drugs

Thirty years ago, opiate addiction had a very limited range. Most opiate addicts were simply using heroin. A few might be abusing morphine and in a few regions, addicts might have access to opium. In recent years, this landscape has … Continue reading

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