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Insurance Companies and the Opioid Epidemic

  November 6, 2019   No comments

  Insurance companies are at a critical point right now. Do they continue their long-time practices, or assist in the weakening of the opioid epidemic? At the moment, insurance companies

Opioid Detox is the Beginning of Recovery

  January 22, 2019   No comments

Opioids are prescribed to relieve pain. Unfortunately, they have addictive powers capable of causing more pain than relief. A recent study found that twelve million people are currently abusing pain

How Industries Are Adjusting to the Opioid Crisis

  July 20, 2018   No comments

Each week new research is published journaling the opioid crisis. The information being gathered needs to be shared. More and more professions are learning and mandating substance abuse trainings as

Gift of Recovery

  November 25, 2016   No comments

The holiday season is a time when other factors come into play that can compound problems associated with substance abuse and addiction. This time of year is the highest risk

ADHD Medication Use Early In Life Leads to Problems

  July 1, 2016   No comments

People who took medications such as Ritalin and Adderall to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adolescence are at a high risk of substance abuse, according to a study

Overweight Young Girls Likely to Use Substances Early

  June 30, 2016   No comments

Physical and mental characteristics in childhood have often been linked to substance abuse later in life. Most recently, obesity in young girls has been linked to earlier use of marijuana,

Opioid Use Disorders Doubled in Last Ten Years

  June 28, 2016   No comments

A study conducted by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAA) and published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry finds that rates of opioid use without a prescription

Substance Use in Middle School Leads to High School Problems

  June 24, 2016   No comments

Youths that begin drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana in middle school are likely to have mental health problems and academic issues in high school, according to a study published in

Teens Do Not Consider Molly Ecstasy

  June 23, 2016   No comments

Although many nationwide surveys claim that ecstasy use in adolescents is decreasing, that may not be the case. This is due to the fact then when surveying, researchers do not

Do Painkillers Prolong Chronic Pain?

  June 21, 2016   No comments

Due to the thousands of overdoses caused by prescription medications each year, it is important that scientists research these powerful medications as much as possible. Researchers at the University of