Category Archives: Drug Addiction

  • When Suicide is Classified as an Overdose
    Monday, September 16th, 2019

    When Suicide is Classified as an Overdose

    An overdose is designated sometimes as either accidental or intentional when someone overdoses on an addictive substance. However, is the distinction always clear? How do experts know the difference...
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  • How to Solve the Opioid Epidemic
    Monday, July 8th, 2019

    How to Solve the Opioid Epidemic

    Anyone who pays attention to current affairs to some extent knows that the world is currently facing an opioid epidemic, which is particularly problematic in the United States. In...
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  • Opioid Use Disorder — A Misunderstood Condition
    Sunday, July 15th, 2018

    Opioid Use Disorder — A Misunderstood Condition

    An estimated 2 million Americans suffer from opioid painkiller abuse, with another 591,000 having a heroin use disorder. Despite these staggering numbers, opioid use disorder remains poorly understood. Many...
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