No matter how long a former addict has gone without the use of drugs or alcohol, the risk of relapse is always present.
Last year more than 75,000 Americans died from opioid overdose, and the predictions for this year are even higher.
The overdose rate among women ages 30 to 64 increased by more than 260 percent between 1999 and 2017.
Experts from Caron Treatment Centers share their insight on America’s largest, but most preventable, chronic disease – substance use disorder.
More than 2.5 million older Americans are dependent on drugs or alcohol.
Recreational marijuana use among teens is increasingly seen as safe. This poses risks. Learn the dangers of recreational marijuana use.
There’s a new gateway drug: vaping.
Studies from the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism report that people who start drinking before the age of 15 are four times more likely to become alcoholics later in life.
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