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How Normal People End Up Addicted to Opioids

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Over 2 million Americans are addicted to an opioid drug, ranging from heroin to prescription medication. The opioid crisis has slowed down since its peak, but opioid addictions still ravage the lives of millions of Americans every year. And, many of those people aren’t criminals, they have houses, they have jobs, families, and outwardly good … Read more

7 Early Warning Signs of Substance Use Disorder

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Substance abuse, or problematic relationships with drugs or alcohol, impact some 20% of all Americans. This includes individuals who take drugs and alcohol in problematic ways, in problematic situations, and in problematic situations.  A further 1 in 12 of us have a substance use disorder. Some 21.6 million Americans are addicted to drugs or alcohol, … Read more

Marijuana and Driving – What You Need to Know

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Cannabis or marijuana is one of the most popular intoxicating substances. In the United States, it’s increasingly not only accepted but also legalized. Gallup Polls show that 51% of the United States population admits to having smoked at least once. An estimated 60% of Americans want the drug legalized, and it’s legal for recreational usage … Read more