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11fentanyl vs dilaudid

Fentanyl vs Morphine: Which Opioids Are Most Dangerous?

Fentanyl and morphine are both painkillers, but different painkillers affect the body in different ways. Two of the most common and potent opioids used in hospital settings are morphine and fentanyl. With the large number of fentanyl overdoses in the past decade, patients prescribed fentanyl may wonder, “How strong is fentanyl vs morphine?” When comparing...
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11Is Xanax Addictive

Is Xanax Addictive? Xanax FAQs

Xanax is the brand name for alprazolam, a prescription benzodiazepine commonly used to treat anxiety and panic disorders. Benzos are effective anti-anxiety medications. However, benzodiazepines are only meant for short-term use, leading many to question, is Xanax addictive? Learn more about the short and long-term effects of Xanax and why this medication is only recommended...
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11meth addiction recovery

Outlook for Meth Addiction Recovery: Naltrexone for Meth Addiction

Addiction to methamphetamine, or crystal meth, affects millions of Americans each year. And while getting off meth is incredibly difficult, it becomes easier with professional addiction treatment. Of course, the outlook for meth addiction recovery may look different depending on where you get help, and there is some debate as to what makes the best...
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11drug paraphernalia

Identifying Drug Paraphernalia: A Complete Guide

If you’ve noticed that your loved one has a collection of strange objects that they say is for tobacco use only, you might have stumbled onto their drug paraphernalia. Surprisingly, paraphernalia is often easy for people to get. In fact, many types of drug paraphernalia now look like common household items. If you are concerned...
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11Ohio Isotonitazene

New Isotonitazene Drug Increases Ohio Overdose Risk

Ohio is no stranger to the opioid epidemic—for years, opioid overdoses have caused problems for our communities. And unfortunately, there are signs that a new drug may be making things worse. The synthetic opioid isotonitazene has been connected to overdose deaths in Illinois and Indiana, and now may be in Ohio. If you or a...
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11Ohio mental health

Ohio Suicides up 45%, Indicating Dire Need for Ohio Mental Health Services

Mental health is at the forefront of concerns in 2020 as the impact of the coronavirus continues to overwhelm communities on a global scale. During a time when stressors are at an all-time high, mental health services worldwide are suffering from interruptions in both funding and services due to implications caused by COVID-19.   The Ohio...
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