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Aaron in Family Help
October 18, 2017

Myth: Drugged Halloween Candy

While this rumor has been around for some time, it is false. In fact, some police stations and news websites have even passed on this story as fact. An article on snopes.

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Aaron in National News
October 17, 2017

Colleges Combat Addiction and the Reason Why Might Surprise You…

Colleges sometimes have the reputation as a time for “spreading one’s wings” which can include binge drinking and experimenting with drugs. Some schools are working on turning this image around. The reason why might surprise you.

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Aaron in Addiction
October 16, 2017

Five Shocking Facts about Xanax

Xanax is often prescribed for anxiety and other psychiatric issues but it has become one of the most commonly abused drugs. Other statistics on Xanax are…

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Aaron in Family Help
October 16, 2017

You Might Be Living with an Addict If…

Living with an addict is not only heartbreaking but can be potentially dangerous. Between accidental exposure and the danger of having illegal drugs in your home, living with an addict can be a huge liability. Living with a heroin addict could even mean someone could overdose in your house.

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Aaron in Addiction
October 9, 2017

Addiction: America’s Favorite Pastime

Every day we see drugs and alcohol glorified, whether it is in the media, by someone we know, or on social media.

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Aaron in Addiction
October 8, 2017

Not Your Parent’s Heroin

It’s been a long day for officer Chris Green of the East Liverpool Police. He is wrapping up and looking forward to some well-earned time off. He walks into the police station’s break room and one of his co-workers points out dust on his shirt.

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Aaron in Local News
October 7, 2017

Louisiana Is Building an Opiate Epidemic

When people think of Louisiana, they usually think of Jazz music, Cajun cooking and beignets. They don’t think about the fact that Louisiana is one of the worst states in the country for prescription drugs.

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Aaron in Drug Education
October 7, 2017

Red Ribbon Week

Millions of people in the US grew up with Red Ribbon Week in their schools, where they were educated about the dangers of drug abuse. However, many never learned the history of the week, how it started or the pledge of those involved.

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Aaron in Drug Education
October 6, 2017

Weed Isn’t Harmless Anymore

States with legalized recreational use of marijuana have become very competitive. As a result, many growers have begun to ditch growing for medical purposes and instead are growing with the goal of higher THC content.

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Aaron in Family Help
October 2, 2017

Disappeared on a Bender

Do’s and Don’ts of Finding an Addict It happens more than you think where parents or a loved one calls in to say, “I want to get my son/daughter into treatment, but I haven’t seen them in a week.

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