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Opioid Addiction Treatment

Opioid Addiction Treatment

Clinicians and counselors who work in the field of addiction treatment commonly refer to addictive disorders as a type of “disease.” The term, though, is often used in disparate ways. While a more traditional counselor will associate the disease of addiction to character deficits, others...

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FDA Announces Enhanced Warnings for Opioid Pain Medications

FDA Announces Enhanced Warnings for Opioid Pain Medications

FDA announces enhanced warnings for immediate-release opioid pain medications related to risks of misuse, abuse, addiction, overdose and death New safety warnings also added to all prescription opioid medications to inform prescribers and patients of additional risks related to opioid use Families who have suffered...

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Rise in Overdoses

People are starting to notice a problem. It’s hard not to notice the “heroin crisis,” when celebrities like Philip Seymour Hoffman overdose. It’s hard for parents to ignore when news reports tell us that high school students are helping each other shoot up in school...

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