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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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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Opiate Withdrawal Timeline

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With around 30 million opiate users worldwide, and nearly 3 million opiate users in the United States, these powerful drugs have contributed to one of the most significant global health crises in our generation. Statistics indicate that while only between around 450,000-750,000 Americans are addicted to…

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Opiate Dependence vs. Addiction

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While it’s true that millions of Americans are addicted to opiates, millions more do use the medications safely to treat both short-term pain from temporary injuries and long-term, chronic pain from serious accidents and diseases. So, what’s the difference between safe and unsafe use of opiates?…

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Opiate Addiction Treatment Options

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If we look at the latest opiate usage statistics in America, there is an increasing number of Americans who need opiate addiction treatment. Fortunately, more and more people are seeking recovery options at opiate rehabs every year. But why are opiates becoming such a prevalent issue,…

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