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How to Keep Your Teen Safe from Prescription Painkillers

How to Keep Your Teen Safe from Prescription Painkillers

March 27th, 2018

Six (6) practical tips to keep your teen safe from Rx painkillers and addiction. Learn how to mitigate the risks here.

Barbiturate Withdrawal

Barbiturate Withdrawal

May 19th, 2017

Have you lost control of barbituates? You are not alone. Here, we review how to get off barbituates safely and become drug-free for good. Read more about what to expect during barbiturate withdrawal here.

2 Stimulants addiction treatment: Who seeks help for stimulant drug abuse? (INFOGRAPHIC)

Stimulants addiction treatment: Who seeks help for stimulant drug abuse? (INFOGRAPHIC)

May 17th, 2017

Who seeks stimulants addiction help and who is admitted to rehab? In this infographic, you can explore the National trends for stimulant addiction treatment program admissions. Learn more, here.

Opioid Prescription Laws: How One “Guilty” Verdict Could Change Everything

Opioid Prescription Laws: How One “Guilty” Verdict Could Change Everything

April 2nd, 2017

How can doctors responsibly prescribe opioid medications to patients? A review of a landmark case from 2015 AND recommendations from former DEA Special Agent, Warren Rivera, here.

The Future of America’s Opiate Crisis: 8 Ways to Address the Problem

The Future of America’s Opiate Crisis: 8 Ways to Address the Problem

March 16th, 2017

How did we get here? Where will the opiate crisis likely lead? Here, we review what government can do to reduce and combat America’s opiate crisis. Actionable ideas from former DEA agent, Warren Rivera, here.

Improving Patient-Clinician Relationships to Combat Opioid Misuse

Improving Patient-Clinician Relationships to Combat Opioid Misuse

March 3rd, 2017

Current U.S. statistics suggest that ineffective patient-clinician relationships may contribute to opioid misuse. Here, we summarize important recommendations that we can apply to start to prevent opioid misuse in clinical settings.

Prescription Drug Abuse Hotline

Prescription Drug Abuse Hotline

February 19th, 2017

When you’re ready to face addiction, you can discuss help & treatment options with a trusted helpline. More on what happens during that call here.

How much do you know about the Rx addiction crisis in teens?

How much do you know about the Rx addiction crisis in teens?

September 14th, 2016

Over 100 teens per hour, that is about 2,500 per day, abuse prescription medications for the first time in their lives. We outline the significant statistics and what can parents do about it, here.

2 How to recognize a prescription drug addict

How to recognize a prescription drug addict

September 3rd, 2016

How can parents recognize if their child abuses prescription drugs? A description of the signs that parents can look for in their children…and a section for your questions at the end.

Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs): How do you identify at-risk patients?

Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs): How do you identify at-risk patients?

August 29th, 2016

What can Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) do to protect patients’ susceptible to prescription opioid abuse? More here.

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