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Ohio Attorney General files lawsuit against 5 drug makers over opioid addiction epidemic

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has filed a lawsuit against five major drug manufacturers over the opioid addiction epidemic in the state.DeWine said the companies "put profit above health and well being of Ohio consumers" when the...Read More

Harvard grad overcomes drug addiction, homelessness

Norma Heath's journey to graduation contained a few more road bumps than most people's.Not long ago, Heath hit rock bottom. Twelve years old when her family moved to Boston from Honduras, Heath descended into years of darkness when she becam...Read More

Colorado’s weed boom will fund schools and fight opioid addiction

Colorado’s weed boom will fund schools and fight opioid addiction By Keegan Hamilton on May 30, 2017 The legal weed business is booming in Colorado, and the state has finalized plans to spend its pot tax windfall on health programs...Read More

WSUV student body president defeats addiction, earns bachelor’s

Skye Troy is still learning to talk about the hardest times in her life. Being kicked out of school for doing drugs, and later arrested for stealing credit cards. Losing weight until she was all of 95 pounds, and losing her hair. The 10 days in rehab consumed by cold ...Read More

Newborn babies caught in tentacles of Ontario’s opioid addiction crisis | Toronto Star

By Molly Hayes | Hamilton Spectator Sun., May 14, 2017 HAMILTON—In a darkened, quiet room off the third-floor neonatal intensive care unit at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Christie cradles her baby Sam. He is swaddled tightly in a white hospital blanket, ...Read More

A Radical New Approach to Beating Addiction | Psychology Today

Psilocybin, a psychoactive alkaloid that occurs naturally in more than 100 species of mushroom, causes perceptual distortions and an acutely altered psychological state. Scientists are now considering whether it can curb addiction to alcohol, nicotine, cocaine, and o...Read More

The Difference Between Addiction and Dependence — Pain News Network

By Michael Thompson, Guest ColumnistWhen a person consumes alcohol or takes a mood altering medication, several things start to happen. First, they begin to develop a tolerance for it, so that over time it takes more of the drug to get the s...Read More

7 Ways You Can Overcome Drug Addiction

General Health by CureJoy Editorial Drug addiction or substance abuse has no fixed explanations or reasons. You may be addicted to drugs or other substances due to reasons like social pressure, curiosity, rebelling against ...Read More

Famous Musician One Of Many Helped By Ashley Addiction Treatment

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — One of entertainment’s most legendary singers opens up about his new music and how a place in Maryland helped him kick addition, saving his life.For more than 30 years, people have been traveling to Havre De Grace ...Read More

Another state declares an emergency over opioid addiction

View photosMoreOpioid addiction is a medical epidemic, a law-enforcement crisis and now officially an emergency in two states whose governors are taking steps to increase funding to fight it. Last week, Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a sta...Read More