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Hoffman's Death Sheds Light on Opiate Addiction Epidemic

Hoffman's death sheds light on opiate addiction epidemic

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Minnesota is a state renowned for treating drug addiction, and here, Hazelden's medical experts believe Hoffman's death brings renewed focus to an opiate epidemic surging right from our own medicine cabinets. "The problem with celebrities and heroin is …
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Expand use of heroin antidote

Filed under: prescription drug addiction treatment

Now used primarily in emergency rooms, the drug has few side effects and has proven to be effective in treating overdoses. It isn't an anti-addiction treatment, but it can help keep addicts alive to give them a shot at rehabilitation. … The "drug …
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When A Prescription For Pain Pills Becomes A Gateway To Addiction

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Patients need to know that requesting narcotics as a quick fix to pain helps fuel the epidemic of prescription drug abuse. Many symptoms get better with time, and there are nearly always alternatives, including physical therapy and over-the-counter …
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