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By Rupesh SIngh On Sunday, July 28th, 2019
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The Truth About Addiction Myths

Addiction is a dangerous thing. It’s also something that is widely misunderstood. Below, we’ll explore some of the most common, most damaging myths about addiction, and dissect some of the truths that exist More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, June 29th, 2019
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Department of Corrections Nurse, Julie Inglis-Somers Pleads Guilty to Drug Charges

A nurse at the Department of Correction’s Massachusetts Alcohol and Substance Abuse Center (MASAC) in Plymouth pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston to distributing Suboxone pills to inmates in that More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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Medical Director, Kenneth Rivera-Kolb Sentenced for Unlawfully Distributing Opioids

The Medical Director of a substance abuse treatment center in Wellington, Florida, was sentenced to prison today after having previously pled guilty today to unlawfully distributing controlled substances (opioids, More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, November 28th, 2018
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Raising Kids with Religion or Spirituality May Protect Their Mental Health, Study Shows

The latest study from the Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health in children evolution shows that the kids who are raised with spiritual or religious beliefs will maintain a good mental health when they will More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 20th, 2018
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Florida doctor Kenneth Rivera-Kolb pleads guilty to dealing opioids, drugs out of substance abuse treatment facility

The Medical Director of a substance abuse treatment center in Wellington, Florida, pled guilty today to unlawfully distributing controlled substances (opioids, barbiturates, and benzodiazepines). Ariana Fajardo More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
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How to Learn More About Your Family Medical History

A doctor will often ask about the health of your relatives during a medical checkup, as they will be looking for clues on the best diagnosis and treatment options to provide today and in the future. This is because More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
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Research Says Abortion Increases Mental Problems and Mortality Rates

Research has now confirmed that women who have abortions have an increased risk of psychological issues and even violent death. A study published in the British Journal of Psychiatry shows that women who have More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
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Why Does Recovery Trigger Anxiety?

Many people, while going through addiction recovery, experience a huge amount of anxiety, especially during the first few weeks. This is because the entire structure of their lives has gone through a major upheaval. More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018
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What To Do If You Think You Have A Drug Or Alcohol Problem

Unfortunately, substance abuse is a common occurrence these days, and if you feel you are struggling with these issues, try not to feel ashamed or alone. In fact, many people are going through what you are too right More...

By Guest Author On Monday, March 26th, 2018
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Know the Rules: What the Rules of the Road Mean in Large Truck Crash Cases

In vehicle collision claims, victim/plaintiffs always have the burden of proof to establish liability for damages. This burden is easier to meet if the negligence per se shortcut applies. This doctrine is available More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 12th, 2018
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8 Figure Lifestyle: Beware of These Motivation Killers

You have a strong desire to improve your life. You want to have an 8 figure lifestyle, travel, eat at the finest restaurants, drive a sports car, and have your own time. But something is stopping you from achieving More...

By Adam Lee On Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Why addiction in teens is a growing concern

Teenagers have to deal with many issues and concerns in the present day, and it is easy to see why so many parents and guardians have concerns about what their children are facing. However, of all the issues that More...

By Adam Lee On Monday, June 15th, 2015
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Substance Abuse In Women: Causes, Effects, Challenges & Solutions

The definition of substance abuse encompasses the excessive and addictive use of any substance that alters the individual’s behavior, mood, and lifestyle. The substance could be a prescription medicine, tobacco, 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 Wednesday, May 1st, 2013
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Ambien and other sleep aids seen in huge increase in ER visits: SAMHSA

A new report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) shows an alarming rise in emergency room visits due to adverse reactions from sleep aid medications containing the active ingredient, zolpidem. AmbienImage/DEA Zolpidem, More...


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