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By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 13th, 2017
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Prescription opioid overdose risk: Highest among individuals with substance use disorder (SUD) or depression

Individuals suffering from a substance use disorder (SUD) or depression are among those at highest risk for a serious prescription opioid overdose, according to a study published in Pain Medicine. The retrospective, More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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4 Ways Becoming Sober Can Change Your Life

Most people will agree that alcohol is enjoyable.  It tastes good when mixed in a variety of different ways.  Not only is it an activity which is accepted as a social activity, it lowers a person’s inhibitions More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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Where To Find Help For Alcohol Dependency

Alcohol dependency can be a particularly cruel thing to deal with. It affects you, your family, your job, your opportunities for education of even just life improvement. And when you’re inside of the cycle, More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 23rd, 2017
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Staggering Facts of Alcohol Abuse

The dangers of tobacco products and tobacco use have been well documented and accepted. Restrictions on smoking are now common in public places and are generally accepted. However, although the dangers of excessive More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 28th, 2016
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Why Drug Addiction Treatment Is More Important Than Ever

The seriousness of addiction and the effectiveness of treatment There are over 42 million people who suffer from drug addiction and sadly, most of those people are parents or expectant mothers. What addicts do not More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 28th, 2016
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The Real Reasons Addiction Treatment Centers are Vital for Recovery

Addiction treatment centers are vital for recovery. When dealing with an addiction, it may seem like there is nowhere to turn for constructive help that actually works. It may also seem like controlling addiction More...

By Guest Author On Friday, September 30th, 2016
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A Vicious Cycle: Why It’s Utterly Important to Assess Behavioral Health as Part of Addiction Treatment

An essential aspect of recovery is the diagnosis of any behavioral or mental health issues the patient have.  Depression, bipolar disorder, OCD, ADD, or another disorder is present in most people who show signs More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 18th, 2016
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Designer drugs like ‘Meow Meow’, ‘NBOMe’ and ‘Foxy’ used by significant number of nightclub goers

Novel Psychoactive Substances are synthetic or “designer” drugs which have increased in popularity in recent years. Such drugs include Foxy, Smiles, “bath salts” such as Flakka and Meow Meow, psychedelics More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, July 6th, 2016
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When a parent’s addiction becomes a child’s depression

A parent struggling with addiction may assume that their addiction does not affect anyone else. In reality, their addiction can affect their children, causing them to develop depression and other mental health disorders More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
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Top Countries Most Affected by Drug Abuse – How Can the Best Drug Rehab Centers Help?

Drug addiction is a global problem that is affecting countries around the world in different ways. In some countries the drug of choice is heroin, while in others it is cocaine or alcohol. Regardless of the source More...

By Guest Author On Monday, March 14th, 2016
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Eyes on Drug Rehabilitation: An Interview with Per Wickstrom

1) We often hear people refer to addicts as ‘recovering addicts’ even though they have been clean of substance abuse for many years. Why is this? Why aren’t they considered to be ‘recovered?’ Since the More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
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Alcohol Rehab Effective in Reducing Criminal Behavior

It goes without saying that, for those in the throes of alcohol addiction, seeking treatment through a professional rehabilitation center can come with many positive health benefits. However, alcohol rehab offers More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, March 17th, 2015
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Will California’s Long-Term Rehab Facilities Lose their Funding–Again?

MediCal was developed in 1965 as a California state companion to the federal Medicaid program created that same year. Such programs were intended to provide medical access to the disabled, the elderly, and to children More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
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Alcohol poisoning claims the lives of more than 2,000 Americans annually

Alcohol poisoning kills six people in the US each day, or more than 2,200 people annually in the United States – an average of six deaths each day – according to a new Vital Signs report from the Centers for More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, November 27th, 2014
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Two suspected Krokodil use cases surface in Arizona

Krokodil, the heavily addictive and destructive combination with the drug desomorphine, is believed to have surfaced in Arizona, according to Phoenix toxicologists Thursday. Public domain photo/Psychonaught The More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014
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Atheists block voluntary anti-drug, anti-bullying programs due to ‘Christian ties’

Alliance Defending Freedom sent Azle Independent School District a letter after it canceled a voluntary anti-bullying, anti-drugs, and character-building education program upon receiving a complaint from an atheist More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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‘Synthetic cannabinoids are dangerous and illegal’, NYC Health commissioner

The New York City Health Department Sunday warned New Yorkers not to use synthetic cannabinoids after becoming aware since Thursday night of 15 people experiencing severe adverse reactions to suspected ingestion More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, June 9th, 2014
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Delaware fentanyl-laced heroin overdose deaths up to eight

The state of Delaware has reported two additional  fentanyl-laced heroin overdose deaths last week bringing the total to eight.  The two newest cases occurred on April 2 in Millsboro and April 5 in Claymont, More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
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NIDA releases ‘Marijuana Facts for Teens’ and ‘Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know’ booklets

NEWS RELEASE Two updated booklets about marijuana for teens and their parents will help families sort out marijuana myths from science-based facts. The revamped tools come from the National Institute on Drug Abuse More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, May 12th, 2014
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WHO: Six percent of all deaths worldwide attributed to alcohol use

The World Health Organization (WHO) released today the ‘The Global status report on alcohol and health 2014’, which takes a hard look at alcohol consumption worldwide.  Public domain image/ Jmcstrav More...


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