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Resources

01
Oct

4 Facts About College Students and Addiction

  Addiction impacts all demographics, but young adults and late teens are at particular risk. More colleges and universities in the U.S. are grappling with increased drug use among their students. Here are a few startling facts about students and drug addiction.   Half of All Full-Time Students Abuse Drugs Yup, it’s been reported that...
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26
Sep

Google Launches New Tool to Help With Drug Addiction

Drug addiction is a major struggle and these days when people don’t know what to do they first turn to Google for answers. Google recently revealed that they saw an all-time high last month for searches of “rehab near me”, “addiction treatment near me”, and “how to help an addict.” Only 10% of people who...
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16
Sep

OxyContin Maker Files for Bankruptcy

The pharmaceutical company behind OxyContin, Purdue Pharma LP, filed for bankruptcy. OxyContin is one of the most popular prescription opiates in the U.S. Purdue filed for bankruptcy protection with a partial deal aims at resolving thousands of lawsuits it is facing.   Purdue rose in the medical community after it launched its prescription opioid OxyContin...
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09
Sep

Everything You Need to Know About Benzo Withdrawal

The first step to recovering from drug addiction is detox. Benzodiazepines are a group of central nervous system depressants. These drugs are commonly used to treat anxiety, insomnia, and seizures. Some of the most popular abused prescription drugs such as Valium, Xanax, and Klonopin are benzos. Benzo withdrawal isn’t easy, but here is what people...
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30
Aug

What to Know About Etizolam- Florida’s New Party Drug

The UK has been struggling to control Etizolam abuse and is on the cusp of declaring a public health emergency over it. Now that drug has hopped across the pond and is causing havoc in Florida. Etizolam isn’t legally sold in the US, but it’s similar to benzodiazepines such as Valium and Xanax. This is...
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12
Aug

Everything You Need to Know About Methadone Withdrawal

Methadone is a controversial drug in the drug addiction community. It’s one of the most widely accepted methods for treating opiate addictions. However, many people who turned to it for help are now dependent on it. Instead of being drug-free they’ve only swapped one addiction for another.   Methadone is a synthetic opiate painkiller. It’s...
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06
Aug

5 Things to Know About the Deadly Drug Fentanyl

  It’s hard to discuss the ongoing overdose epidemic without mentioning Fentanyl. Fentanyl is a synthetic opiate that is much stronger than heroin. It’s responsible for almost 32,000 overdose deaths in the US in the last year alone. But despite it’s increased use many people still don’t know much about this drug. Here are some...
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23
Jul

Study Finds Summer Prime Time for Drug Experimentation

  Summer is a time for fun in the sun, but according to a new study, it is also when people are more likely to begin experimenting with drugs.   Researchers looked at data from the U.S. National Survey on Drug Use and Health between 2011 and 2017. There was data from nearly 395,000 people,...
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18
Jul

For the First Time in Decades Overdose Deaths Drop

New data suggests that for the first time in three decades, drug overdose deaths in the US are falling.   The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released provisional numbers recently that show overdose deaths have dropped. Their figures show around 68,000 deaths from drug overdose in 2018. The agency stated that even if...
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