Tag Archives: Addicts

Drug-Free Housing Helps Heroin, Oxycontin Addicts Recover

Pot Use Could Double Risk of Car Crash, Research Shows

Latest Prevention & Wellness News TUESDAY, Feb. 28 (HealthDay News) — Drug-free recovery housing and day treatment programs greatly improve the chances that those addicted to opioids who have gone through detoxification will be able to kick the habit, a new study shows. Opioid abuse includes both the …

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Many Opioid Addicts in Treatment Take Narcotics on the Side

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Latest Mental Health News THURSDAY, Feb. 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Opioid addicts who undergo “medication-assisted treatment” are often using other narcotics before long, a new study cautions. Doctors frequently give addicts buprenorphine, a low-dose opioid, to minimize withdrawal symptoms while they try to get off opiates like …

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Opioid Addicts Are Overdosing on Diarrhea Drug

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Latest Mental Health News By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A popular anti-diarrheal drug is fast becoming another dangerous byproduct of the opioid crisis, as more addicts take huge quantities of it to ease withdrawal symptoms or get dangerously high. Investigators found that …

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