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Depression and Addiction

What is Depression? Depression is a common, treatable, mental health condition that affects 16.2 million Americans annually. Regardless of the large number of people affected, depression remains vastly misunderstood, ignored and stigmatized. Depression can cause those affected to feel extreme sadness, hopelessness, helplessness, trouble sleeping and over/under eating. Depressive episodes have symptoms that can last…

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Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)

Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Medication assisted treatment is a controversial form of addiction recovery treatment. Naysayers will claim you are replacing one drug with another, while doctors and other medical professionals claim it is the safest and one of the most effective ways to help patients struggling with addiction. So, what exactly is medication assisted…

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Fentanyl is Killing Americans

Fentanyl is Killing American’s at Alarming Rates Fentanyl is killing American’s. Fentanyl is a highly addictive opioid that was used in hospitals for patients that endured severe injury. Fentanyl is 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine. The CDC released a study that found that fentanyl is the most common drug in overdoses across…