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Alcohol and Drug Use Increases During The COVID 19 Pandemic

Pandemic Responsible for Increased Drug and Alcohol Use The COVID 19 pandemic has changed everything about the way we live, the way we work, and the way we interact with each other. It has changed how we shop for food and what is available at the grocery stores. It has also altered financial security [...]

Alcohol and Drug Use Increases During The COVID 19 Pandemic 2020-05-05T22:08:22+00:00

The History of Opioid Addiction

Opiate Addiction HistoryHow Pharmaceutical Companies Indirectly caused the Current Opioid Drug CrisisMost people believe that pharmaceutical companies make medicine that will treat people and their conditions. This assumption is the truth. However, pharmaceutical companies have indirectly caused millions of people to be hooked on their prescriptions. This wasn't being done intentionally. The rise in drug [...]

The History of Opioid Addiction 2020-06-28T20:40:06+00:00

Defining Addiction

Addiction is a word that is often overused to describe a thought or action regarding something you enjoy. “I am so addicted to this television program that I can’t wait for it to come out each week,” or similar comments are made as casually as a person saying “hello.” However, real addiction is something [...]

Defining Addiction 2020-06-28T21:11:47+00:00
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