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Prescription Drug Addiction Among Professionals

People, including professionals, are using drugs like opioids, stimulants, sedatives, and tranquilizers without a doctor’s prescription. For example, in the health sector, the number of health …

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Spotlight: The Role of Codependency in Drug Abuse

Working with those who struggle with addiction, it would be impossible for us to overlook the overlap of codependency in drug abuse. However, for those …

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Addictions

Your Recovery Story: September Is National Recovery Month 2020

We want to celebrate the journeys of those in recovery. Here are the reasons why September is National Recovery Month and how to get involved.

Promote Drug Addiction Treatment During The National Recovery Month
Addictions

Drug Addiction Treatment During the National Recovery Month

September is recognized as National Recovery Month for those in recovery from addiction. If you are struggling, learn more about taking the next step.

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Is Your Drinking Out of Control During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

If you feel like 2020 has been a whirlwind of unprecedented anxiety and stress, you’re not alone. As the world continues to stand still, many …

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How to Prepare for a Loved One’s Opioid Detox and Withdrawals

It’s never easy to watch a loved one go through something painful. But this is something that millions of people every year experience when friends …

Addictions

September is National Recovery Month: Substance Abuse and Mental Illness Treatment

Mental illness and substance abuse tend to be two disorders that have stigmas because they are not widely discussed. Those afflicted tend to suffer in …

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Fairwinds Treatment Center Achieves LegitScript Certification for Drug and Alcohol Treatment

Fairwinds Treatment Center has been certified by LegitScript as we celebrate our 30th anniversary as a dually licensed facility for drug and alcohol treatment and …

If you are unable to stop taking a prescription painkiller, you may be addicted.
Prescription Medication

Am I addicted to painkillers?

Here are some signs you may have formed an addiction to painkillers.

These are the things an addict wants you to know.
Addictions

3 things those facing addictions want you to know

If you could read the mind of a loved one fighting an addiction, these are some thoughts he or she may want you to know while on the path to recovery.

In 2012 close to 500,000 people in the U.S. ages twelve and older took a prescription medicine for non medical purposes.
Prescription Medication

Signs and symptoms of a prescription drug abuser

Prescription drug abuse in the U.S. continues to rise. Here are some warning signs of drug addicts.

Prescription medication can be deadly when taken incorrectly.
Prescription Medication

The dangers of prescription medication and addiction

Prescription medication addictions are becoming all too common throughout the country — and can have fatal consequences. 

Prescription medications can be just as addictive and fatal as any other substance.
Prescription Medication

4 signs and dangers of prescription drug abuse

Prescription drugs are the third most abused substance following alcohol and marijuana, and about 48 million individuals have abused prescription drugs.

Legislators are currently hard at work trying to reduce Americans' dependency on prescription drugs.
Prescription Medication

Lawmakers attempt to curb the nation's problem with drug addiction

United States’ lawmakers are currently embroiled in a battle to curb the national epidemic of prescription drug abuse that has been growing quickly over the course of the last few years.

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Opiate addiction rates now equal to alcoholism in Ohio

In Ohio, the opiate epidemic has shot up to frightening levels, so much so that the number of dependencies in the state is now on par with the number of Ohioans addicted to alcohol.