DRUG ABUSE

Erica in Drug abuse
April 11, 2017

My Son or Daughter is on Heroin: Now What?

Heroin is a highly addictive drug and can have deadly consequences. Parents discovering that their children are abusing heroin can be a devasting shock but seeking immediate treatment can help prevent further damage.

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Erica in Drug abuse
April 5, 2017

Suboxone Abuse as Prevalent as Heroin Addictions

Suboxone is a drug that helps to treat heroin addiction but is now becoming abused itself. It is very addictive and while it was intended to help, it can actually have the potential to cause a relapse.

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Erica in Drug abuse
April 4, 2017

Heroin: What Does it Look Like

Heroin is one of the most deadly, addictive, and abused drugs and spotting heroin addiction is key to preventing its abuse and use. Learn more about heroin to help prevent this epidemic.

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Erica in Drug abuse
March 31, 2017

Interview with a Heroin Addict Wishing for Death, Praying for Life

For those of us who have never struggled with drug or alcohol addiction, we are sometimes forced to wonder what it’s like to be an addict. Maybe a friend of a loved one is using drugs, or someone we just met—often it comes as a surprise when someone close to us winds up looking for heroin rehab.

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Erica in Drug abuse
March 22, 2017

How to Detect and Prevent Heroin Use in the Home

This is a guide on spotting heroin use, how to spot a heroin user, and how to prevent heroin use. Heroin use is a dangerous activity to engage in and if someone you know is using heroin, they need immediate help.

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Karen in Drug abuse
November 21, 2016

The High Cost of Addiction

Many addicts will reject help because they say they are “only hurting themselves.” Anyone who has loved an addicted person knows otherwise. Every citizen pays the price for a high rate of drug abuse and addiction.

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Karen in Drug abuse
November 5, 2016

The Suffering of Children of Addicted Parents

There’s no question that those who are addicted suffer greatly. Their suffering is physical, mental, moral and spiritual. Right along with any addicted parent is his (or her) children who suffer through their own struggles.

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Karen in Drug abuse
October 14, 2016

Why Naloxone (By Itself) is Betraying Americans Addicted to Opioids

You may have heard that the Midwest and Northeast have been swept by a deadly wave of drug overdoses in the last year. As the number of overdoses rose, more police, fire departments and hospitals were supplied with the opioid antidote naloxone. But naloxone by itself is not a solution to addiction.

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Karen in Drug abuse
September 20, 2016

National Workplace Drug Tests Reveal Increasing Drug Use

Every year, workplace drug testing company Quest Diagnostics releases a report on positive drug tests by American workers. Their most recent report on these tests shows that workplace drug use is up which is bad news for employers and communities.

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Karen in Drug abuse
April 11, 2016

The Progression of Oklahoma Drug Abuse

While some people claim that there are no gateway drugs, there are some common patterns of drug use that lead people to using deadly and highly addictive drugs. The residents of Oklahoma suffer from these patterns as much as anyone else in the U.S.

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Karen in Drug abuse
January 25, 2015

Alcohol Contamination 101: Narconon Arrowhead Helps You Spot the Warning Signs

What is alcohol contamination and how can you spot the warning signs?

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