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Governor Ducey of Arizona Issues Call to Increase Reporting of Opioid Addiction Related Data

Governor Doug Ducey issued an executive order Tuesday seeking to bolster reporting of opioid related data based on suspected opioid deaths and overdoses across Arizona. The sweeping executive order requires all licenses doctors, pharmacists, hospitals, correctional facilities, emergency medical respondents, ambulance providers and medical examiners to report within 24 hours of information on suspected deaths. This also applies to overdoses …

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Why Addiction to Opioids is Dangerous and Why Opioid Addiction Treatment with Suboxone can Help

Opioid Addiction Treatment is to help individuals who are unable to stop themselves from the inappropriate use of prescription and illegal opiate drugs. Opioids are substances derived from the opium poppy or synthetic analogues with similar effects. Examples include morphine, heroin, tramadol, oxycodone or methadone. Opioids are likely to cause dependence characterized by a strong desire to consume the product, impaired ability …

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The 3 Most Common Types of Prescription Drug Abuse and Addictions

Prescription drug abuse can stem from taking it constantly, especially if the user is ingesting more than the recommended dosage. Although most people will take these medications responsibly, it has been gathered that more than 20 percent of those aged 12 or above have used these drugs for non-medical reasons at least once in their life. Prescription drug abuse stems from the …

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The Best Foods to Eat During a Drug or Alcohol Detox

Most of the time when people think of “drug detox”, they immediately think of getting clean to remove the toxic substance from the body. However, an essential part of the detox process is actually feeding your body to replace the lost nutrients and minerals. A healthy body makes it much easier to avoid a relapse, especially if you are undergoing …

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The Scary Effects of Addiction to Painkillers and Opioids

Addiction to painkillers is a scary and growing problem in today’s age. It is also receiving much more media attention than it has in the past. Opioid drugs, also known as prescription painkillers, are both extremely powerful and addictive. There seems to be a lack of understanding about the dangers that our society does not see. These prescribed painkillers are …

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5 Opiate Withdrawal Tips to Help You Through Withdrawal

When it comes to quitting heroin, there are often many difficult obstacles on the way to sobriety. However, you can help yourself, or a friend or family member, get through the heroin withdrawal period much easier. Below we explore five withdrawal tips to help overcome the symptoms.   Plenty of Sleep Sleep is very important in helping getting through the …

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Short Term VS Long Term Effects of Heroin Use

Heroin is an extremely powerful, and addictive, opioid drug that can lead to severe and negative short term and long term personal, financial, and social effects.  Heroin is not only a very dangerous and harmful drug that often brings about chronic addiction, and death via overdose, it is also an illegal drug that can put the unfortunate user in serious …