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Young Adult Drug Addiction - New Roads Treatment

Young Adult Drug Addiction - New Roads Treatment | Drug & Alcohol Treatment | Scoop.it
Young adult drug addiction. How do you do for them, what they can not for themselves? How do you handle watching their lives slip further and further into darkness and nothing you do ever remedies the issue?
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WATCH: Is Heroin The New Party Drug on Campus?

WATCH: Is Heroin The New Party Drug on Campus? | Drug & Alcohol Treatment | Scoop.it
The death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has brought to light increased heroin use. The drug, often thought to be reserved for hardcore users, is now becoming less taboo -- even making its way into social scenes across college campuses.

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Thought provoking piece on what is called, "The New Party Drug on Campus". 

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Task force seeks new laws for pregnant drug users

Task force seeks new laws for pregnant drug users | Drug & Alcohol Treatment | Scoop.it
Indiana medical and legal experts are pushing for laws that would allow more monitoring of pregnant women who use drugs in an effort to prevent babies from being born with addictions.
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‘Cold Turkey’ Dangerous, Study Finds

‘Cold Turkey’ Dangerous, Study Finds | Drug & Alcohol Treatment | Scoop.it
The effects of withdrawal from morphine or heroin use on the brain could be worse than the effects from the drugs themselves, according to a Georgetown University Medical Center study released Nov. 3.
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New Silk Road online drug bazaar opens

New Silk Road online drug bazaar opens | Drug & Alcohol Treatment | Scoop.it
A new anonymous internet marketplace for illegal drugs has debuted with the same name and appearance as the Silk Road.
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Eric Schmidt on Uncovery: Voices of Treatment

Uncovery will tell the story of addiction by providing professional insight from industry experts along with real testimonials of individuals who have strugg...
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Report: Prescription drug abuse in San Diego region has climbed over the past ... - 10News

Report: Prescription drug abuse in San Diego region has climbed over the past ... - 10News | Drug & Alcohol Treatment | Scoop.it
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Can an addict be brought back to life with Naloxone? CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta takes a [CNN 11-03-2013]

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Do you think all drug addicts should have Naloxone on hand as a safety measure?  What are your thoughts?

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Is Suboxone a Wonder Drug that Helps Heroin Addicts Get Clean--Or Just Another Way to Stay High?

Is Suboxone a Wonder Drug that Helps Heroin Addicts Get Clean--Or Just Another Way to Stay High? | Drug & Alcohol Treatment | Scoop.it
Five months ago, Chris resolved that it was finally time to get clean.
Sort of.
The 34-year-old Brooklyn real estate broker (who declined to be identified by his real name; "Chris" is a pseudonym) ha...
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What Exactly is Kratom? - Sober Nation

What Exactly is Kratom? - Sober Nation | Drug & Alcohol Treatment | Scoop.it
The Truth about Kratom Researchers in the United States are studying the potential of an herb native to Southeast Asia that would help those addicted to op
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State drug chief launches new drug abuse campaign

State drug chief launches new drug abuse campaign | Drug & Alcohol Treatment | Scoop.it
BOISE -- Idaho's drug czar has launched a new campaign focused on the abuse and myths of prescription drug abuse.Office of Drug Policy Administrator Elisha Figueroa announced the campaign Monday in coordination with the Idaho Prescription Drug...
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Molly Becoming a Part of New York’s Fast Lifestyle, Substance Abuse Experts Say | The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Molly Becoming a Part of New York’s Fast Lifestyle, Substance Abuse Experts Say | The Partnership at Drugfree.org | Drug & Alcohol Treatment | Scoop.it
A nonprofit organization working toward a vision where all teens and young people will be able to live their lives free of drug and alcohol abuse and addiction.
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Drug addiction: Symptoms - MayoClinic.com

Drug addiction: Symptoms - MayoClinic.com | Drug & Alcohol Treatment | Scoop.it
Drug addiction — Comprehensive overview covers signs, symptoms, causes, treatment of this chemical dependence.
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'These People are Us'

'These People are Us' | Drug & Alcohol Treatment | Scoop.it
The first warning signs were the toys scattered all over the floor. The night before, Tammy Crider had watched her 3-year-old daughter Alecia go quietly...
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'Recovery is contagious redux' by Bill White

'Recovery is contagious redux' by Bill White | Drug & Alcohol Treatment | Scoop.it
Here's the latest from recovery advocate William L White.  Wonderful words, just wonderful words. 'Those of you who have been reading my weekly blogs these past six months will recognize two simple...
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Study shows grape compound may help meth addicts fight drug cravings

Study shows grape compound may help meth addicts fight drug cravings | Drug & Alcohol Treatment | Scoop.it
COLUMBIA, Mo.— University of Missouri addiction researchers think a grape compound promoted as way to stave off Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases could also help methamphetamine addicts battle their cravings.…...
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LOCKMED Develops New Product to Curb Prescription Drug Abuse

LOCKMED Develops New Product to Curb Prescription Drug Abuse | Drug & Alcohol Treatment | Scoop.it
Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) November 10, 2013 -- After starting a pain management practice in Pittsburgh, Pa, Dr. M. Bud Lateef became alarmed at the growing problem of prescription drug abuse.
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Local Drug Treatment Court Provides Addicts Successful Rehabilitation

Local Drug Treatment Court Provides Addicts Successful Rehabilitation | Drug & Alcohol Treatment | Scoop.it
West Virginia's Northern Panhandle Treatment Court handles drug and alcohol offenders who have been sentenced by a judge to attend the year-long intensive program.
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How to Overcome Addiction at New Roads Treatment Center - 4Utah.com

How to Overcome Addiction at New Roads Treatment Center - 4Utah.com | Drug & Alcohol Treatment | Scoop.it
Brittany tells her story of recovery and how New Roads helped change her life.
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Pregnant women who abuse drugs, alcohol need compassion, not stigma from ... - National Post

Pregnant women who abuse drugs, alcohol need compassion, not stigma from ... - National Post | Drug & Alcohol Treatment | Scoop.it
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TORONTO — Seeing a pregnant women smoking a cigarette, imbibing a glass of wine or using drugs is sure to raise a societal eyebrow.
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How to Detach When You Love Your Kids

How to Detach When You Love Your Kids | Drug & Alcohol Treatment | Scoop.it
Do you feel shame because you feel that you cannot detach to your child's issues? Detachment is another one of those words that parents of children who are struggling with substance abuse hear agai...
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The Advantages of Being an Addict - Sober Nation

The Advantages of Being an Addict - Sober Nation | Drug & Alcohol Treatment | Scoop.it
I am a big fan of Malcom Gladwell. For those who are unfamiliar with him, he is the author of famous works such as "The Tipping Point" and "Outliers." Both
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Could More Good Samaritan Laws Slow the Opioid Overdose ‘Epidemic’?

Could More Good Samaritan Laws Slow the Opioid Overdose ‘Epidemic’? | Drug & Alcohol Treatment | Scoop.it
Fourteen states have Good Samaritan laws giving limited immunity to drug users who call 911 during an overdose, and one Wisconsin lawmaker wants his state to be the next.
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Addiction Alcoholism Drug Treatment Recovery Programs on College Campuses

Addiction Alcoholism Drug Treatment Recovery Programs on College Campuses | Drug & Alcohol Treatment | Scoop.it
I think most people would agree that trying to get addiction alcoholism drug treatment and stay clean and sober while living on a college campus is something that can be extremely difficult.
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Flesh-eating 'zombie' drug 'kills you from the inside out'

Flesh-eating 'zombie' drug 'kills you from the inside out' | Drug & Alcohol Treatment | Scoop.it
A flesh-eating drug that turns people into zombie-like creatures seems to have made its way to the United States.
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For accurate information about marijuana, check out research

For accurate information about marijuana, check out   research | Drug & Alcohol Treatment | Scoop.it
Lots of opinions about marijuana use make it worth looking at the science and research being done on weed.
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