opioid use disorder, opioid addiction

An Overview of Opioid Use Disorder

Understanding Opioid Use Disorder and the Opioid Epidemic The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a public health alert because the United States is in the middle…

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prescription drug abuse

Identifying Prescription Drug Abuse: Signs and Symptoms

Prescription Drug Abuse Prescription drug abuse, especially prescription opioid abuse, is one of the biggest issues facing modern society. The United States is currently facing one of the worst opioid…

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opioid epidemic

What Are Opioids and How Do They Work?

What Are Opioids? Opioid is a broad term used to describe several natural substances which are all derived from the opium poppy plant that binds to specific opioid receptors in…

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