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10 03, 2017

How to Avoid Addiction When Taking Opioids

By |2017-03-10T12:00:48+00:00March 10, 2017|Rehabilitation|Comments Off on How to Avoid Addiction When Taking Opioids

Opioids, such as prescription narcotics, are highly addictive. They work on certain receptors in the brain to decrease pain and create a calm feeling while also inducing tiredness. Narcotics are often used [...]

17 02, 2017

The Role of Grandparents in the Opioid Crisis

By |2017-02-17T12:00:50+00:00February 17, 2017|Rehabilitation|Comments Off on The Role of Grandparents in the Opioid Crisis

The opioid epidemic surging across the nation has affected countless numbers of individuals who have become addicted to these dangerous drugs. However, another group of people being affected indirectly is grandparents. As [...]

14 10, 2016

Buprenorphine Implants at First Step Recovery Center

By |2016-10-14T13:00:11+00:00October 14, 2016|Rehabilitation|Comments Off on Buprenorphine Implants at First Step Recovery Center

In May of 2016, the United States Food and Drug Administration approved a buprenorphine implant called Probuphine for use in treating opioid addiction. The implant provides users with a low dose of [...]

26 08, 2016

Rising Use of Opioids Increases Risks of Addiction & Overdose

By |2016-08-26T12:00:05+00:00August 26, 2016|Rehabilitation|Comments Off on Rising Use of Opioids Increases Risks of Addiction & Overdose

Opioid addiction is a growing problem in the United States where this epidemic is reaching far beyond the medical sphere and into the political one. In fact, an increasing number of legal [...]

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