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Baltimore Makes an Effort to Prevent Drug Overdoses

September 9, 2014
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Baltimore makes good start to fight drug overdoses but next step must be addiction treatment.

Preventing Prescription Drug & Heroin Overdoses in Maryland

Two recent articles appearing in the Baltimore Sun newspaper bring to light initiatives by the state of Maryland to fight the increasing heroin […]

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Maryland plagued by heroin epidemic; Drug problem not just in Baltimore

August 22, 2014
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For year’s Baltimore City was known as the “heroin capital of America” and while that title may or may not still fit, it is naïve to believe that the heroin epidemic sweeping the country (an epidemic that, by the way, is not new and have been […]

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The Effects of Painkillers on the Brain and Body

July 2, 2014
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Drug abuse of painkillers can cause harmful effects on the brain and body of the person using the substance. Painkillers can refer to a number of both over-the-counter (OTC), prescription and illicit drugs, but more often than not related to narcotic painkillers like Percocet, OxyContin and […]

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Inpatient versus Outpatient Medically Supervised Opiate Detox Practices & Protocol

March 10, 2014
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Opiate addiction is a difficult addiction to deal with often due to the extreme physical withdrawal symptoms associated with this type of drug addiction. Opiates (or painkillers) can be natural or synthetic. Drugs like heroin, Fentanyl, hydrocodone, morphine, OxyContin and opium are types of opiates. When a […]

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