ADDICTION

Aaron in Addiction
November 15, 2017

Is Medication Based Treatment Passing the Buck?

NIDA’s Prescription Opioid Addiction Treatment Study reports , “The study suggests that patients addicted to prescription opioid painkillers can be effectively treated in primary care settings using Suboxone,” said NIDA Director Nora D. Volkow, M.D.

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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 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 Addiction
September 6, 2017

Tragedy Leads to Addiction

Drugs are common in our society and many of them change the perception an individual has about his own situation. Psychiatric drugs are prescribed by a doctor and are specifically meant to be taken to make a person’s emotional situation different than it is naturally.

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Aaron in Addiction
September 6, 2017

Withdrawal’s During a Storm

I read an article today on what happens to drug users during a storm like Hurricane Harvey . This article described how serious drug addiction can be and emphasized the reality of the kind of life drug addicts have.

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Aaron in Addiction
September 3, 2017

Is Addiction a Crime

According to drugwarfacts.org , 3,422 people were arrested each day in the United States in 2015 because of drug possession. This does not include those who were arrested for drug distribution. Including those individuals, the total of people arrested for drug possession is 1,249,025.

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Aaron in Addiction
September 1, 2017

Getting High on Suboxone

I was 19 and far from living a respectable lifestyle. Most of my time consisted of smoking weed, drinking, or finding other drugs to experiment with. I refused to go to college saying I wanted to see what the world was like.

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Aaron in Addiction
August 22, 2017

Drugs Destroy Creativity

“There is a misconception among creative types that drugs assist creative output. While drugs may initially make a person feel more productive or less inhibited, over time, there is a possibility they feel unable to produce without first ingesting more drugs. This is called state-dependency.…“

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Aaron in Addiction
July 25, 2017

Over 100 Overdoses in 3 Days, But Not from Heroin

Over 100 Overdoses in 3 Days, But Not from Heroin 102 people overdosing in 3 days in just one county is enough to grab one’s attention. With the heroin overdose being as bad as it is, it would not be a surprise to hear those overdoses were coming from heroin.

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