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How Can We Prevent Prescription Drug Misuse?

In the United States, like virtually everywhere else on planet Earth, some medicines are legal and available over-the-counter, meaning they have little to no restrictions on their purchase and use. Other drugs are only available via a licensed physician's...

Does Big Pharma Profit from Opioid Addiction?

The opioid epidemic in America is real. Over 125 Americans die daily from overdoses. This affects all of us; families pay the price, children pay the price, communities pay the price – America pays the price. But who profits? Illegal drug cartels manufacturing and...

Why Yoga is Beneficial for Recovering Addicts

For many people, addiction serves as a way to become numb and disconnected from one's mind and body. It is often an escape, leaving the person out of touch with who they are. When an addict is in recovery, they must work hard to resurface thoughts, feelings, and...

Career Options for Recovering Addicts

In today's job market, it seems to be increasingly difficult to find work. For a person in recovery, their challenge may be doubled. In addition to struggling with their addiction on a daily basis, they may also have an obligation to provide not only for themselves...

The Stages of Addiction

Over 130 people die every day in the United States from an opioid-related drug overdose. As the country is in the midst of an opioid overdose epidemic, it is important to understand what treatment options are available and what the recovery process looks like for...