Category: Addiction

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5 of the Deadliest Opioids

What Are the Deadliest Opioids? The United States is in the midst of an Opioid Epidemic. While many people unassociated with the crisis tend to think that the deadliest opioids are illicit drugs like Heroin, the issue is much more complex. Many people who suffer from addiction report starting with an Opioid prescribed for pain. These … Continued

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Opioids Now Deadlier Than Cars In The U.S.

Opioid Overdose Is Now Deadlier Than Cars In The U.S. Is a prescription from your doctor more dangerous than driving to work? A recent report on mortality data from the National Safety Council has been interpreted by many to mean that Opioids are now deadlier than cars. As of 2017, more Americans are dying from … Continued

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An Overview of the Opioid Epidemic

America’s Opioid Epidemic America is in the grip of an Opioid Epidemic. On average, 115 women and men die each day from Opioid overdose. In 2017, doctors in the U.S. wrote 191 million Opioid prescriptions for patients. Approximately 66% of drug-related deaths in 2016 were from an Opioid. 197,000 Americans overdosed from prescription Opioids between … Continued

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An Overview of Opioid Addiction

Providing an Overview of Opioid Addiction 115 Americans die each day due to fatal opioid overdoses, nearly half which involve a prescription opioid. In the struggle with opioid use disorders, family members see the sufferer experiencing a range of negative impacts. For example, withdrawal symptoms are common if someone suddenly decides to stop. A relative … Continued