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Fidget Spinners For Recovery?

Fidget Spinners For Recovery?

Fidget spinners are the latest craze, and they’re being sold all over the country as novelty items, but they’re much more than that. If you’re someone struggling with a dual diagnosis, which is a mental illness combined with your addiction, these fidget spinners can have quite the benefit. Mental illness is one of the leading causes of addiction as well as relapse, so it’s important to support your mental illness as much as possible. With this little gadget in hand, you can actually...
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Lethal Doses Of New Dangerous Synthetic Opioids

Lethal Doses Of New Dangerous Synthetic Opioids

For over a decade now, the opioid epidemic has been a major problem, and it keeps getting worse. Some people believe that the epidemic is primarily caused by heroin coming into the country, but this isn’t exactly true. Many of the opioid-based drugs people are dying from come from medications that are located right here in the United States. The more you understand about the current epidemic means the better chance you have of helping yourself or a loved one. Shocking Overdose Rates...
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Fatal Overdose Statistics

Fatal Overdose Statistics

One of the primary issues with the disease of addiction is that it affects a part of the brain called the prefrontal cortex. This portion of the brain has a bunch of different responsibilities, and one of the key ones is fear modulation. Those who become addicted to drugs or alcohol lack the same amount of fear as the average person. Most people are taught at a very young age that drugs are bad and dangerous, and people also hear about overdoses throughout...
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Life Threatening Synthetic Opioid (W-18) Parents Beware!

Life Threatening Synthetic Opioid (W-18) Parents Beware!

There’s a new drug that’s been hitting the streets of the United States, and it’s called W-18. This is a synthetic opioid that’s 100 times more potent than fentanyl, and it’s 10,000 times more potent than morphine. The drug was patented by the University of Canada back in 1984, but due to many obvious risks, it never went into production. Recently, a Chinese chemist came across the medical journals that explained the drug, and it’s been being produced recently.   The New Opioid...
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