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Pilot Program Hopes to Reduce Opioid Overdose Deaths

Pilot Program Hopes to Reduce Opioid Overdose Deaths

It’s no secret that the opioid epidemic is claiming lives faster than they can be saved. Despite the use of naloxone by citizens and emergency responders, there are still deaths every day. In Boone County, Missouri, there was a 35% increase in opioid overdoses from...

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How Good People Succumb to Opiate Addiction

How Good People Succumb to Opiate Addiction

GateHouse Treatment Blog 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...

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U.S Surgeon General Discusses Opioid Crisis: Part II

U.S Surgeon General Discusses Opioid Crisis: Part II

GateHouse Opioid Overdose Treatment 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...

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10% of People Revived with Naloxone Die Within a Year

10% of People Revived with Naloxone Die Within a Year

Research is now saying what we have known for quite some time, that opioid overdose survivors need support after being revived with naloxone. Naloxone alone is not enough, along with knowing how to administer Narcan. The problem isn't the overdose, it is what is the...

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Why Is There a Heroin Epidemic?

Why Is There a Heroin Epidemic?

Why Is Heroin So Addictive? We’ve been talking about the opioid epidemic for months now, and the reason for it is that the issue has yet to be resolved entirely with treatment centers. The correlation between heroin overdoses and prescription pain medication has...

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Why Heroin Should Scare You

Why Heroin Should Scare You

For many across the country, the opioid epidemic that has plagued our New England cities and towns has only become a bigger problem in recent months as seen in our New England Recovery Center. This might lead many to wonder, “Why is there an opioid epidemic?”....

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