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Popular Heroin Slang: Terms Heroin Addicts Say While Using

More and more Americans every day are realizing that the disease of addiction truly knows no bounds. There are no rules or limits on who
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Are Drug Implants the Future of Drug Addiction Treatment?

One of the most common misconceptions about drug addiction revolved around the idea that addicts somehow lack a sense of self control and moral fortitude.
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What is Kratom? Cutting Edge Treatment, or Addictive Drug?

UPDATED APRIL 14TH, 2020   As the opioid epidemic rages in the United States, the Food & Drug Administration has issued new warnings about kratom.
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Who is to Blame for the Drug Crisis?

If there’s one thing Americans of all backgrounds, religions and political affiliations agree on, it’s that the United States is in the midst of a
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2019 National Prescription Drug Take Back Day: Saturday, April 27th. Find a Collection Site Near You.

On Saturday, April 27th, 2019 the United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) is hosting the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. This event aims to
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The Opioid Crisis: How The Sackler Family Made Billions, While America Became Addicted to Oxycontin.

Internal Purdue memos sought to sell higher doses of the drugs over long periods of time. This obviously made the company more money, while the higher doses also increased the likelihood of their patients to develop an addiction. Many internal emails have proven that the Sackler family cared only about their sales numbers, not the safety of the patients who were taking the drugs. While the Sackler family was pushing blame onto people who helplessly became addicted to their drugs, they raked in billions and billions of dollars. The family fortune is said to have exceeded $13 billion dollars at the end of 2018.
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Alcohol Use Linked to Cancer

At 10 Acre Ranch, we treat alcohol and substance use disorder 365-days a year. We see the havoc that substance use and abuse wreaks on
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Addiction Treatment After Overdose

It’s difficult for some people to grasp the driving forces of addiction. Upon hearing of someone’s overdose, one might think that an event like that
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Addiction Treatment Funding Cuts

In the wake of an opioid addiction epidemic more Americans than ever see the value of use disorder treatment. It doesn’t matter where you come
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Overdose Death Impacting Life Expectancy

In the 21st Century those of us living in America expect to live robust lives. Far longer than once thought possible, thanks to advances in
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