Teen Thought Buying OxyContin on Snapchat Was Okay But Far From It
22January

Teen Thought Buying OxyContin on Snapchat Was Okay But...Teen Thought Buying OxyContin on Snapchat Was...Teen Thought Buying OxyContin on Snapchat Was Okay But...

By Family First Adolescent Services

Gulfport Police and DEA Hold a Press Conference About Counterfeit Oxycodone  An Idaho teen has overdosed from a blue pill that he thought was Oxycontin, police said. Read the original article posted on KansasCity.com and written by Summer...

Gulfport Police and DEA Hold a Press Conference About Counterfeit Oxycodone  An Idaho teen has overdosed from a blue pill that he thought was Oxycontin, police said. Read the original article posted on KansasCity.com and written by Summer Lin and published on January 20th, 2020....

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How Germany Averted An Opioid Crisis
09January

How Germany Averted An Opioid CrisisHow Germany Averted An Opioid CrisisHow Germany Averted An Opioid Crisis

By Family First Adolescent Services

Three Times as Many Americans as Germans Experienced Opioid Addiction Germany’s success with its multi-pronged approach illustrates that addiction is “a more complex problem” than the current American response has acknowledged....

Three Times as Many Americans as Germans Experienced Opioid Addiction Germany’s success with its multi-pronged approach illustrates that addiction is “a more complex problem” than the current American response has acknowledged. See the original post on KHN News and...

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How I Stayed Sober Through College
19December

How I Stayed Sober Through CollegeHow I Stayed Sober Through CollegeHow I Stayed Sober Through College

By Family First Adolescent Services

"Lucky to Get Accepted into One of the Top Colleges But I Brought a Serious Drug Habit and Alcoholism with me..." This heartfelt article by Charlotte Grey is a good read but a hard read, at least it was hard for me to read. I really enjoyed this...

"Lucky to Get Accepted into One of the Top Colleges But I Brought a Serious Drug Habit and Alcoholism with me..." This heartfelt article by Charlotte Grey is a good read but a hard read, at least it was hard for me to read. I really enjoyed this post because it's raw and real. It's...

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The McLean Program Blends Spirituality with Counseling
17December

The McLean Program Blends Spirituality with CounselingThe McLean Program Blends Spirituality with...The McLean Program Blends Spirituality with Counseling

By Family First Adolescent Services

Religion and Spirituality As New Allies in a Program that Blends Them with Counseling McLean Hospital psychologists are enlisting practices traditionally ignored as irrelevant to mental health care — religion and spirituality — as...

Religion and Spirituality As New Allies in a Program that Blends Them with Counseling McLean Hospital psychologists are enlisting practices traditionally ignored as irrelevant to mental health care — religion and spirituality — as new allies in a program that blends them...

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The 5 Most Noticeable Warning Signs Indicative of Teen Substance Abuse
21October

The 5 Most Noticeable Warning Signs Indicative of Teen...The 5 Most Noticeable Warning Signs...The 5 Most Noticeable Warning Signs Indicative of Teen...

Why it's Critical for Parents to Have a Genuine Interest in Their Child's Life: Getting to Know Their Behaviors, Friends, and Passions Due to its progressive nature, drug usage is one that can go unnoticed long after a teenager's first time using...

Why it's Critical for Parents to Have a Genuine Interest in Their Child's Life: Getting to Know Their Behaviors, Friends, and Passions Due to its progressive nature, drug usage is one that can go unnoticed long after a teenager's first time using it. In extreme cases, if parents fail...

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Profile of a Drug Overdose Victim
02October

Profile of a Drug Overdose VictimProfile of a Drug Overdose VictimProfile of a Drug Overdose Victim

By Family First Adolescent Services

When you think of a drug overdose victim, chances are you think of someone... When you think of a drug overdoes victim, chances are you think of some inexperienced with drug use who takes more than they can handle or a person who unknowingly...

When you think of a drug overdose victim, chances are you think of someone... When you think of a drug overdoes victim, chances are you think of some inexperienced with drug use who takes more than they can handle or a person who unknowingly takes a purer strain of drug than...

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Significant barriers for patients seeking medication for opioid use disorder
27September

Significant barriers for patients seeking medication for...Significant barriers for patients seeking...Significant barriers for patients seeking medication for...

By Neal Hoontis

Proven Opioid Treatment Faces Roadblocks Buprenorphine-naloxone (buprenorphine), a highly effective, evidence-based treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD), is difficult to access in states with high rates of death associated with opiates,...

Proven Opioid Treatment Faces Roadblocks Buprenorphine-naloxone (buprenorphine), a highly effective, evidence-based treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD), is difficult to access in states with high rates of death associated with opiates, according to new research led by the Harvard...

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Harvard-Michigan opioid summit explores addiction policy
27September

Harvard-Michigan opioid summit explores addiction policyHarvard-Michigan opioid summit explores...Harvard-Michigan opioid summit explores addiction policy

By Ben Cecil

Pharma-to-doc marketing a vulnerability in opioid fight Pharmaceutical companies’ television ads have come under fire for pitching drugs to consumers, but another marketing tactic, behind closed doors and often ignored, is perhaps even more...

Pharma-to-doc marketing a vulnerability in opioid fight Pharmaceutical companies’ television ads have come under fire for pitching drugs to consumers, but another marketing tactic, behind closed doors and often ignored, is perhaps even more troubling, according to one expert....

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