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International Overdose Awareness Day Brings Attention to Overdose Dangers & Drug Addiction August 31, 2018

All across the world, there is an unfortunate stigma that surrounds drug addiction and overdoses. People tend to be afraid of someone who has suffered an overdose, wanting to steer away from them rather than help them regain their strength and defeat ...

Vicky Cornell Gives First TV Interview Since the Death of Husband Chris Cornell March 02, 2018

Vicky Cornell went on Good Morning America earlier this week to give her first TV interview since her husband, Chris Cornell, died in May of 2017. During her interview with Robin Roberts, Cornell blamed the drugs her husband was prescribed to help ...

The Plight of Those Living With Addiction January 24, 2018

Drug overdoses claimed the lives of an estimated 64,000 people in the United States in 2016 alone, a spike of more than 22 percent compared to 2015. Experts believe that drug overdoses will remain the number one killer of people under 50 years old ...

Heroin Overdose Deaths More Than Triple Since 2010 June 08, 2016

Heroin is a highly addictive and dangerous drug synthesized from morphine, and it’s prevalence in the U.S. has been dramatically increasing over the past few years. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heroin use ...

How People Get Addicted to Heroin May 23, 2016

Heroin is widely acknowledged to be a highly dangerous drug, so an easy question to ask someone suffering from addiction is, “How did you get addicted?” The road to heroin addiction, except for extreme cases, is often long and littered ...

What Science Tells Us About Addiction May 17, 2016

Opiate addiction and misuse is a national issue that affects public health along with economic and social welfare. An estimated 1.9 million people in the U.S. suffered from addiction related to prescription opiates in 2014, along with another 586,000 ...

The Costs Involved When Seeking Treatment May 13, 2016

Heroin addiction is a dangerous substance, and often ends in tragedy. For someone suffering from addiction who finally managed to take the next step and seek help, being turned away because their insurance won’t cover it is one of the last ...

Making the Decision to Detox from Heroin May 12, 2016

Heroin addiction is a difficult problem to deal with, but detoxing from heroin can be even harder. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heroin use had increased across the US across most demographics, and has more than ...

How to Know If Your Friend is Addicted to Heroin May 06, 2016

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that heroin use more than doubled in individuals between the ages of 18-25 in the last 10 years. The government called the problem a national epidemic. Statistics show that more than 8,200 people ...

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