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It’s Official: Purdue Pharma has Filed for Bankruptcy

It’s official: Purdue Pharma, makers of the notorious opioid OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy this past Sunday. The filing comes as part of […]

What to Know Before Asking for Time Off Work for Treatment

July 19, 2019

It can be nerve wracking to ask your boss for time off for treatment, but it’s also necessary for your physical and […]

The Most Commonly Abused Drugs in College

July 19, 2019

Many young adults experiment with various types of drugs during their college years. As many as 1 in 3 students say they […]

The Link Between Sexual Abuse and Substance Abuse

July 19, 2019

While the cause for addiction is still widely unknown, there are certain contributing factors that may make some people more prone to […]

How to Talk to a Loved One About Their Addiction

July 19, 2019

It’s natural to feel powerless against a loved one’s addiction.  It’s virtually impossible to exert control over the person’s self-destructive tendencies under […]

How to Find the Courage to Take the First Step Towards Recovery

July 19, 2019

Deciding to seek treatment for addiction takes courage. It is a personal choice that can be difficult to make. Often, you’re sitting at […]

How Substance Use Disorders Differently Affect Men and Women

July 19, 2019

Addiction is a disease that doesn’t discriminate. Substance use disorders can occur in both men and women, although studies have shown that […]

A Look into the Drug Culture in College

July 19, 2019

It is an inescapable truth that there is a thriving drug culture on college campuses all across the country. It is something […]

Getting through the day

July 15, 2019

First Responders and Hidden Addiction How we got ourselves addicted matters not; what is far more important is how to get ourselves […]

Shhh…Not in a Quiet Way, Libraries Help Victims of Opioids

July 15, 2019

Our public libraries have a treasure trove of resources. There are books, of course. Let’s not forget newspapers, magazines, educational programs, book […]

Insys Therapeutics Becomes First Opioid Company to Declare Bankruptcy

June 27, 2019

The dominoes continue to fall for opioid makers and distributors. On June 10th, Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. It […]

Rx for Trouble: Opioids for Teens and Young Adults in Pain

June 26, 2019

It was early in the day on Christmas Eve. Before the dental surgeon went off on holiday, he saw one last patient […]

A Forest of Trouble Trees

June 26, 2019

Anybody that is at all connected to social media, the media in general or the world around them is well aware that […]

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