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What Are Opioids? The Opioid FAQ

Posted by Ryan Jackson on Oct 12, 2017 10:00:00 AM

The Opioid Epidemic

“The numbers show the deep impact of America’s ongoing opioid epidemic, which is the deadliest drug overdose crisis in history. We already knew, based on federal data, that US life expectancy saw its first major drop since 1993 in 2015 — from about 78.9 years in 2014 to 78.8 in 2015. Now we know that drug overdoses, especially opioid overdoses, played a big part in that drop,” reported by the Vox.

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Getting Down To Business With Drugs

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Oct 5, 2017 10:00:00 AM

What Is A Drug

Do you know what a drug actually is? Do you know the characteristics of the different types available throughout the world? We all have our own perception, but see what the experts, Cynthia Kuhn, PhD., Scott Swartzwelder, PhD., and Wilkie Wilson, PhD., of Duke University and Duke University School of Medicine, have to say on the topic. In today's world, there is an extreme amount of information available at our fingertips. Learning about drugs and the causes they have on our body is interesting and informative. Take the time to test your drug knowledge-Someday it may save you or someone you know.

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The Popularity Contest Kentucky Does Not Want To Win

Posted by Sara Niemiec on Oct 3, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Kentucky’s Opioid Epidemic

Kentucky, like most other states in the US, has a problem on their hands. It’s a growing epidemic that continues to get worse as time goes on. You may have heard on the news about opioids and the impact they’re having in our communities. It’s getting so bad that even the president has decided to step forward and bring awareness to the cause.

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How To Detox Your Body From Drugs

Posted by Ryan Jackson on Sep 5, 2017 10:37:17 AM

 

 

It’s often said that we get out of our body what we put into it. Or simply, you are what you eat. Our bodies are amazing in how they operate.

Everything we eat or drink gets broken down for the purposes of feeding our muscles, strengthening our bones, and pumping vitamins and minerals throughout.

When we eat right and exercise, our bodies work like a finely tuned machine. But when we allow addiction to take hold, whether it’s food, drugs, or alcohol, it starts to disrupt the natural processes that take place.

It’s the chemicals and toxins we become addicted to. We become addicted to the ‘feel-good’ side of addictions while ignoring the consequences.

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The Benefits of Inpatient Drug Rehab

Posted by Ryan Jackson on Aug 22, 2017 9:05:00 AM

 

 

Are you tired of searching for the best inpatient rehab? Start looking at the types of programs and let's examine the benefits of inpatient drug rehab.

For a person who is addicted to drugs and alcohol, deciding to kick their habits and return to a healthy life is one of the best decisions they could ever make. When you consider the number of harmful side effects, including the increased risk of death (or causing death to others while under the influence), we can see how important it is to get it right.

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