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A New Tool in the Fight against Teenage Drug Abuse
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A New Tool in the Fight against Teenage Drug Abuse

With the opiate crisis still developing in mid-America, high schools have been fortunate enough to now be able to add Narcan, a drug that can prevent death during an opiate overdose, to their defenses to fight teenage drug abuse. Recently, Adapt Pharmacia, the company that manufactures Narcan, and the Clinton Health Matters initiative have joined...

Pearl Harbor: A Day to Look Back
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Pearl Harbor: A Day to Look Back

Today we look back on one of the most fatal attacks on U.S. soil.  74 years ago Imperial Japan attacked the U.S. Naval Base at Pearl Harbor with a barrage of planes and submarines killing 2,402 American soldiers.  Franklin Delano Roosevelt called it “A Date Which Will Live in Infamy.”  The attack on Pearl Harbor...

How Do I Know If I Have Dual Diagnosis Disorder?
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How Do I Know If I Have Dual Diagnosis Disorder?

If you’re struggling with a drug or alcohol problem, you may also be dealing with feelings of depression, mood swings or anxiety. When you suffer from both a psychiatric condition and a substance abuse problem, you’re said to have co-occurring disorders or a dual diagnosis disorder. It’s common for people with a mental health disorder to...

Can Rehab Make You Depressed?
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Can Rehab Make You Depressed?

Addiction isn’t the only problem that addicts may be wrestling with when they enter rehab. Many also battle the mental disorder of depression. Some people may be clinically depressed and suffer from concurrent disorders upon entering a drug treatment center. “Mental health disorders and substance abuse commonly go hand in hand. Either disorder can occur...