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When Seniors Become Victims of Opioid Dependence, This Is the Kind of Help They Need

Opioid dependence and painkiller abuse have become significant issues among people over 65 years of age. Since 2002, the number of older adults misusing opioids has doubled, according to a 2017 report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Older adults commonly suffer from many painful degenerative conditions that invariably require some kind […]

Drugs & the Future of Our Youth: Change Is Necessary to Save Them

Teen sitting on ledge fighting opioid addiction and feel depressed and isolated

The opioid epidemic is currently killing tens of thousands of people every year, and the majority of opioid-related fatalities are people under the age of 19. Some responsibility for the current crisis — which the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services declared a public health emergency as of 2017 — can be assigned to […]