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Sex and Drugs
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Sex and Drugs

The Connection Between Substance Use and Risky Sexual Behavior Substance use comes with a wide variety of potential consequences. Some of these consequences — including addiction and overdose — are quite well-known. However, others may be less familiar. One such problem is an increased chance of taking part in risky sexual behavior. This is the...

Rehab Success Rates
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Rehab Success Rates

Gauging the Effectiveness of Drug and Alcohol Treatment If you are affected by serious drug or alcohol problems, the universal recommendation is entry into a substance rehab program. There are programs available for recovery from all forms of substance use. In addition, you can find programs suitable for all levels of addiction severity. But exactly...

Weekly Addiction News Roundup October 24th
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Weekly Addiction News Roundup October 24th

A roundup of the best in addiction news delivered here on our blog each Monday morning. 1. Cigna discontinues their policy of requiring doctors to seek authorization before they go about treating a patient for opioid addiction. (Reuters) 2. Man that was mistakenly arrested for alleged meth possession (turns out it was just donut glaze) will...

How to Overcome Opiate Addiction: Don’t Do It Alone
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How to Overcome Opiate Addiction: Don’t Do It Alone

Whether you are dependent on prescription painkillers or addicted to heroin, overcoming opiate addiction is tough. If you have tried to quit and failed, it may seem downright impossible. It isn’t though. You can overcome opiate addiction, but you can’t do it on your own. The Problem With Trying To Go “Cold Turkey” The do-it-yourself...

Cincinnati Overdose Crisis: 200+ Overdoses in Two Weeks
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Cincinnati Overdose Crisis: 200+ Overdoses in Two Weeks

Deaths from heroin have more than doubled within the past five years. All across the United States, towns are being hit increasingly hard with unprecedented levels of overdoses. The heroin epidemic is unlike anything people have seen. Cincinnati was hit especially hard over the past month, with the county seeing a massive 200 overdoses in...

Why is Overdose Awareness Day Important?
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Why is Overdose Awareness Day Important?

International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) is a global event held on August 31st each year and aims to raise awareness of substance overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. It also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends remembering those who have met with death or permanent injury as a result of...

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