My Child: Opioid Addiction?

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Does my child have opioid addiction? Of course, no parent wants to ask themselves such a painful question. Does my child have opioid addiction? To consider the possibility that their son or daughter is a drug addict is too terrible a thought for many parents. But unfortunately, that tragic reality hits home for many parents around the world today, as we are living amidst a global opioid addiction epidemic. It’s estimated that in America alone, 40 people die every day from pain killer overdose. And the opioid crisis is worsening rather than resolving, fueled in part by the Covid-19 pandemic. What exactly are opioids? In simple terms, opioids are a class of potent pain-relief medications, often referred to as opiates or narcotics. They are chemical variations or derivatives of opium originating from the poppy plant. These commonly prescribed strong drugs include…

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Relapsing on Pain Pills. Is Your Sobriety at Risk?

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Relapsing on Pain Pills. Is Your Sobriety at Risk? Getting sober can be easy. Many people stop drinking or using, all the time – many times. The hard part for most people is learning how to stay sober. What happens when you have legitimate pain, and need relief? Are you at risk for relapsing on pain pills? Drug Rehab Teaches You How to Navigate Many alcoholics and addicts continue to use alcohol or other drugs due to their emotional and mental pain.  Alcoholics and addicts learn usually very early in life, that their drinking or drug use numbs the pain of whatever may be going on for them. Most alcoholics and addicts, although at one time experienced euphoria and bliss with intoxication, progress long past that. By the time many are searching for help for their addiction, the quest had been to achieve…

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