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The Opioid Fentanyl Overdose Crisis – How We Got Here

By now it’s no surprise that pharmaceutical companies have been complicit in creating the opioid crisis that is devastating the United States. Nearly 450,000 people have died between 1999 and 2019 due to drug overdose involving opioids. One drug

By |2022-10-12T01:35:48+00:00June 16th, 2020|

Is Alcoholism a Disease or a Choice?

Alcoholism has been categorized as a medical disorder far longer than it has been widely accepted as a psychiatric disorder– since 1956. It is a bit bewildering that in 2020 many still ask is alcoholism a disease and do

By |2022-10-12T01:35:55+00:00May 13th, 2020|

Recognizing Substance Abuse in the Elderly

As we age, there are many chronic conditions that we become more susceptible to such as diabetes, heart disease, cancer, arthritis and more. What is surprising is that substance abuse is also a fast-growing concern among older adults, though

By |2022-10-12T01:36:15+00:00February 22nd, 2020|
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