Opiate Addiction Archive

Prescription Opioids: How They Are Affecting Teens

Adolescents and young adults are turning to prescription opioids in alarming numbers. From teenagers to early 20s, the prescription drug epidemic is showing no signs of slowing down and is putting our youth in great danger to turn to other illicit opioids, like heroin, down the road. While several prescription drugs are abused, such as

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Co-Occurring Disorders

MDD & Opiod Addiction: Co-Occurring Disorders and Drug Rehab

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Safe Injection Sites: Do They Work

As the debate for safe injection sites starts to heat up, a controversial topic is whether supervised injection facilities are good or bad. While some people would argue that safe injection sites are an advanced preventative care method, others would argue that safe injection sites are a threat to society. In the words of the

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Tramadol Addiction: What You Need to Know

The Controlled Substances Act was signed by President Nixon in 1970, and changes are constantly being applied as new dependent drugs are evolving over time. The five types of controlled substances include Narcotics, Depressants, Stimulants, Hallucinogens, and Anabolic Steroids. With all eyes recently on the opioid epidemic, it’s surprising that there isn’t more talk about

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Fighting Opiate Addiction: One Restaurant’s Valiant Stand

“I believe no chef becomes what he becomes without having many people influence him. ” Jose Andres It’s no secret that restaurant culture has long been steeped in drugs and alcohol. With late nights, shift drinks and a stressful atmosphere it’s easy to get caught up in that lifestyle. With the growing opioid crisis, it’s

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How Good People Succumb to Opiate Addiction

Drug addiction does not only happen to the stereotypical person who is recklessly using and abusing illegal street drugs. It can happen, often by accident, to people who are going through a difficult time and are caught unaware while using prescription opiate medications. The rate of opiate addiction and death has quickly skyrocketed and is

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U.S Surgeon General Discusses Opioid Crisis: Part II

In part II of the event hosted by the Boston University School of Public Health, “The Opioid Crisis in America: A Conversation with the U.S. Surgeon General,” Dr. Monica Bharel, takes the stage. Dr. Bharel is the Massachusetts Commissioner of Public Health, along with several positions she holds at Harvard Medical School, a state funded

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US Surgeon General Discusses Opioid Crisis: Part I

GateHouse Treatment is excited to report that the US Surgeon General and Boston University School of Public Health teamed up for an incredible purpose yesterday. To have a much-needed conversation about the ongoing opioid crisis that is plaguing the entire country and the benefits of opiate rehab. Speakers included the Massachusetts Department of Public Health

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New Hampshire’s Growing Opioid Crisis

The New York Times, a nationally circulated news source, has recently been covering many stories about overdoses due to the ongoing opioid crisis. Over the past few days, many of these stories have come out of New Hampshire. A New York Times article recently followed one such story of a family in New Hampshire, struggling

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