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Ways to Have Fun and Stay Sober in College

By |September 6th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Starting college can be both thrilling and terrifying. For many students, it’s your first time living independently. You’ll have to learn new life skills, like balancing your schedule to make sure you don’t fall behind ...

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3 States Crack Down on Opioid Epidemic with Tougher Laws

By |July 19th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The nationwide opioid epidemic has ballooned into a serious public health crisis. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate 115 people die daily in the U.S. from an opioid overdose, and more than three out of five drug ...

Experts Critical of Congress’ Response to Opioid Epidemic

By |April 21st, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Congress is at work on next phase of its response to the opioid epidemic, but according to experts, their response is failing to deliver compared to the scope of the crisis, especially when it comes ...

5 Substance Free Ways to Manage Stress & Anxiety

By |April 13th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Stress is inevitable. It might be something you deal with infrequently or seemingly all the time, but it’s how you respond to stress that can have a huge impact on your health and happiness. For ...

DEPRESSION TREATMENT IMPROVES OPIOID RECOVERY OUTCOMES

By |March 30th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A recent study suggests that depression is a side effect of chronic opioid use, and adequate treatment of depression improves recovery outcomes. According to the study published in The British Journal of Psychiatry, when patients adhered ...

OPIOID DEATHS IN HOSPITALS HAVE QUADRUPLED

By |March 7th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Patient deaths among opioid-driven hospital stays in the United States quadrupled between 1993 and 2014, according to a study published in Health Affairs. Physician and Assistant Professor of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School Zurui ...