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4 Ways to Support Loved Ones During Substance Abuse Recovery

in Diseases & Health Tips
Substance abuse recovery help

Everyone faces hardships in life. While physical ailments, like cancer or diabetes, are looked at as valid and real struggles, there is an unfortunate stigma attached to the disease of addiction. When someone you know or love is struggling with substance abuse or lifestyle addiction, it can be incredibly difficult to navigate, reach out, and show support. There is a fine line between abandoning a person in need of help and being overbearing to the point of making the situation…

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How the Opioid Crisis Happened

in Pharma Interest
Opioid Crisis

Opioids have risen to become one of the most commonly abused drugs in the modern era. Unfortunately, it has proven to have a significant death toll attributed to it as well. In 2016, a whopping 63,632 people died due to drug overdoses, with nearly two-thirds involving opioids. The epidemic is also growing both geographically and demographically with no apparent signs of stopping. You may be wondering how this problem grew to such immense proportion when deaths from opioids were a…

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