Would You Know How to Reverse An Overdose?

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Whether a drug overdose is intentional (suicide) or unintentional, it’s still an overdose.  The Centers for Disease Control defines an unintentional death as “when no harm is intended. Unintentional drug poisoning includes drug overdoses resulting from drug misuse, drug abuse and taking too much of a drug for MEDICAL reasons.” There have been approximately 100,000…

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How To Manage Stress

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April is National Stress Awareness Month.  Boy, as children get older, they face stress because of academics, family dynamics, extra -curricular pressures and social media influences, sometimes simultaneously. In a Centers and Disease Control and Prevention’s study that was published on March 31, 2022  these alarming findings pointed to “youth in crisis:” More than a…

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Would You Recognize An Overdose?

Parents don’t want their addicted child to die from an overdose.  Yet, last year, according to the Centers for Disease Control, drug overdose deaths soared to more than 93,000, 30% higher than the previous year. Would you be able to recognize an overdose and be prepared to deal with it? According to the American Addiction…

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Alcohol IS A Drug!

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 The stress of the pandemic has more people turning to alcohol as a drug.  According to William Scott Killgore, a professor of psychiatry at the University of Arizona’s College of Medicine, “being under lockdown during a worldwide pandemic has been hard on everyone, and many people are relying on greater quantities of alcohol to ease…

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