Tag: opiate addiction

If You Give Your Child Opiates, They Could Turn to Heroin Any normal parent would immediately insist that no, they would not give their child heroin, but they might do it unknowingly. These days heroin addiction does not begin in a back alley or in a cheap motel. It starts in a place where we

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Opiate Rehabs Report Over 22,00 People Died from Heroin in 2015 Last year for the first time since the Model-T rolled off the Ford assembly line more people in the United States were killed by Heroin and Opiate overdoses than were killed in car accidents. The Centers for Disease Control reported that since the year

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Drug Rehabilitation Centers in Florida – Business is Booming Rehabilitation centers in Florida have been popping up left and right in recent years – it seems as if nowadays, there is a drug rehab on almost every corner, all throughout Southern Florida. Why the sudden increase in treatment facilities? The past decade has seen a

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New Jersey-based company Braeburn Pharmaceuticals recently developed an implantable device called probuphine, intended to treat opiate addiction in the same way as Suboxone – without such an extreme potential for abuse. The device is composed of four metal rods, each which slowly seep buprenorphine (a semisynthetic opioid medication) and are no larger than a matchstick.

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Written By: Fiona Stockard Definition of Drug Addict This is the Meaning of Powerlessness What is the definition of “drug addict” and what does it mean to be “powerless”? These are concepts inherently tied to each other. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the definition of powerless is, “without power, strength, or ability; wholly unable to

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