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Long Term Effects of Addiction

It should not come as a surprise that each and every day, people die from the effects of chronic addiction to a drug or to alcohol. Regardless of whether the addiction relates to alcohol or drugs, addiction to substances kills thousands of Americans (of all ages) each year and touches millions of lives in some…

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Recognizing Your Percocet Addiction

Over the last two decades, the rates of prescription drug abuse have increased at a dizzying pace. Today, the widespread abuse of prescription medication-be it opioid painkillers, sedatives, or stimulants- is recognized by the government as a serious national health problem here in the United States. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and…

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The Complex Interplay Between Homelessness and Drug Abuse

Most organizations define homelessness as persons living in temporary shelters or other places not meant for human habitation. However you define it, homelessness has a profound impact on society. While creating accurate estimates for the total number of homeless is difficult, what is known is that these people are our relatives, friends, co-workers and sometimes…

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Addiction and Pregnancy: Know the Risks

Addiction and pregnancy don’t go hand in hand. Far from it. They’re as opposed as two concepts can possibly be. Even so, as we’ll see, the sad reality is that some women go into pregnancy while struggling with a drug addiction. Abusing any substance while pregnant can have serious ramifications for the unborn child. In…