Trump Launches Commission To Combat Opioid Crisis

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President Richard Nixon is widely considered to have started the war on drugs in the early 1970s;  a project President Ronald Reagan was enthusiastic continuing only a few years later. Now, it seems, a new Republican president wants to go to war with drugs in a different way.

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Am I to Blame For My Children’s Drug Addiction?

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The only thing harder than facing drug addiction may be facing your child’s addiction to drugs or alcohol. Raising and supporting a child with a substance use disorder can be scary, and to make it worse, most parents blame themselves for their child’s mistakes. Not only is this…

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Treatment for Xanax Addiction

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Nearly 3.5 million Americans are diagnosed with an anxiety disorder each year. That is just a fraction of the approximately 40 million Americans who are currently estimated to suffer from anxiety. For many patients, the symptoms of an untreated anxiety disorder can prevent them from living an engaging…

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Fentanyl the ‘Third Wave’ of US Opioid Crisis

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In the last few years, fentanyl and other synthetic opioids have ravaged communities throughout the United States, and the U.S. government is trying to look for new solutions to the ever-growing crisis. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), synthetic opioid deaths have increased 72% from…

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Restore Supports Alcohol Free Weekend

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month, which was established by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) in 1987 in order to reduce the stigma that so often surrounds the disease and help encourage individuals to get treatment. Alcohol Awareness Month mostly involves activities in schools, community…

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What are the Effects of Fentanyl Addiction?

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Fentanyl Overdose Risks Increase When Mixed With Other Opiates The synthetic opioid painkiller Fentanyl, also known on the street as “fent” or “china white,” is becoming increasingly popular, and has proven to have devastating effects. While the drug is incredibly dangerous on it’s own –…

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Demi Lovato Celebrates 5 Years of Sobriety

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Globally acclaimed singer, songwriter, and actress Demi Lovato is celebrating 5 years of sobriety and shared her success with her fans in a public Instagram post Wednesday afternoon. Lovato, which got her start in the entertainment industry on Disney Channel shows like As the Bell Rings…

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Tips for a Sober St. Patrick’s Day

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For millions of Americans, St. Patrick’s day is a time of merriment, and for some, perhaps an excuse to go a bit overboard when it comes to alcohol. But the day has serious risks; during St. Patrick’s Day holidays from 2006-2010, more than 700 people were killed in…

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