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Opiate alternatives important in addiction battle

Addiction to opiates has been a big problem nationally and locally. It's cost businesses in productivity - as much as $5 billion, according to one study from The Ohio State University's C. William Swank Program in

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Do you already have an opioid alternative at home?

The idea of a prescription opiate to treat chronic or acute pain may be good for some, but for those folks who aren't keen on them and want to look to something else for help, it might already be in their medicine

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'13 Reasons Why': Parents and Kids Need to Talk About the Series

Season 2 of the widely discussed Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" is out, and - like the first season - is generating a lot of discussion. This time around, it seems to be starting out with a more positive tone. You

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Demystifying Addiction Treatment

4 Common Fears of Heroin Addiction Treatment

For people who suffer from an addiction to opiates like heroin, quitting is always on their minds, yet recovery often seems unattainable. The seemingly endless cycle of addiction can prevent many people from even

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Heroin and the Holidays: Why Now is the Right Time to Get Treatment for Heroin Addiction

Heroin and the Holidays: Why Now is the Right Time to Get Treatment for Heroin Addiction

December 6, 2017  |  Anxiety, Counseling, Recovery, Rx drugs, Sobriety

For many people, the holiday season is a period of both joy and stress. The holidays signal a time for friends and families to reunite, which can often be overwhelming for individuals dealing with a substance use

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Now is the time

4 Great Reasons to Get Help for Opiate Addiction Today

October 30, 2017  |  Addiction, Counseling, Heroin, Opiates, Recovery, Rx drugs

Opiates, such as heroin, are highly addictive drugs. At first, the signs of addiction may not always be prevalent, but prolonged use of opiates can lead to tolerance, physical dependence, and addiction. Individuals

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