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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...

Heroin Education In Our Schools: Will It Work?
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Heroin Education In Our Schools: Will It Work?

The United States is living a true heroin epidemic. Drug and alcohol abuse have been increasing over the last years and this has increased the number of overdose deaths as well. One of the problems is that it seems that people are starting using drugs sooner. It’s not uncommon to see teenagers and young adults...

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...

When Social Drinking Becomes Something More
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When Social Drinking Becomes Something More

It’s September, and there will be social drinking events. You’ve just started the semester and already you’re beginning to feel that heaviness and exhaustion that is synonymous with relentlessly working toward an education. Maybe it’s been a week or a month and the pressure is beginning to really set in. Pressure from tuition and project...

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