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Is Addiction a Disease? How Modern Science Is Revolutionizing Substance Abuse Treatment

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There has been a lot of debate about the nature of addiction. Is it simply a lack of willpower to overcome your own inclinations and desires to use again that’s responsible? Is it some kind of moral failing that prevents you from shunning these addictive substances forever? Or, as modern research has come to show, … Read more

Everything You Need to Know About the Current Drug Epidemic in America

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We are in the middle of one of the worst health crises our country has ever seen. And it’s all because of opioids.These highly addictive and exceptionally potent substances have seen a dramatic and sudden upsurge in use over the past few decades. They have killed more people through overdoses than car crashes or guns and annually leave more users dead than the total number U.S. military deaths during the Vietnam War.

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Babies Born Addicted to Drugs: A Tragic Result of Substance Abuse

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Never before have there been so many U.S. citizens addicted to drugs than there are today. In fact, the problem has gotten so out of hand that overdose has actually become the leading cause of death for Americans under the age of 50. And while this problem has undoubtedly reached epidemic proportions and has laid … Read more