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Posts Tagged ‘Fentanyl’

By On October 4th, 2018

Study finds strong link between depression and opioid abuse

Many factors have been linked to determining a person’s risk for abusing opioids or their potential for an overdose, including a person’s past substance abuse risk, chronic pain, and even their gender. Now, research published in the journal Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology suggests depression may also be a strong sign of potential opioid abuse.…

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By On August 2nd, 2017

Death in Seconds: Everything you need to know about fentanyl

Opioid addiction and overdoses from heroin have been a problem in America for decades, but recently there has been a shift that has made the drug crisis from both prescription pills and street drugs deadlier than ever. The recent spread of illicit fentanyl use has turned a health crisis into one of the deadliest epidemics…

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By On June 13th, 2017

Drug overdoses are now the leading cause of death for Americans under 50

America’s opioid crisis continues to grow, according to new data showing drug overdose deaths have reached a new record high across the country. As The New York Times reports, drug overdose deaths in 2016 leaped to 59,000, largely driven by opioid addiction and abuse combined with the recent spread of other dangerous drugs like fentanyl.…

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By On July 14th, 2016

Chaka Khan Enters Rehab for Fentanyl Addiction

It’s just really become an all too familiar cycle. We lose another talented artist to the disease of addiction; we feel sad; we talk about what could’ve been done differently; then we pretty quickly move on looking for any “good” or “silver lining” to come from the tragedy. Earlier this week, it was announced via…

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