DRUG ABUSE INFORMATION

8 Things No One Told You About Addiction

Addiction: nobody expects for it to happen, nobody wants it, and certainly nobody signs up for it. If there was a sign-up sheet, it likely wouldn’t mention the downsides. But there are downsides, a lot of them, perhaps more than one realizes.

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August 1, 2019

Ten Times as Many Teens Use Marijuana Today Than in the 1990s

There have been shifts in our country in the last two decades that can be traced back to the increasing legalization of marijuana for both medicinal and recreational use. One such change is that more young people are using the drug.

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July 4, 2019

Addiction in the Work Force—Raising Awareness of Substance Abuse in the Working Class Industries

Drug and alcohol addiction has become a constant, regular presence in American society. Sometimes it feels as though everywhere we look, in every social circle or group we are involved with, there is someone who struggles with some kind of habit.

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December 14, 2018

The Real Story Behind Opioid “Abuse-Deterrent” Pain Relievers

According to The Associated Press , eleven “abuse-deterrent” opioid pain reliever drugs are available, with thirty more in development. Talk to any doctor in America today about pain relief, and odds are you’ll hear the phrase, “abuse-deterrent” more than once.

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