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Support groups call for more treatment options to fight heroin addiction

Support groups call for more treatment options to fight heroin addiction

11-30 | CDAH Team

An estimated 2 million Americans are addicted to opiates, of which 600,000 to 900,000 are addicted to heroin, said Dr. Nachiyappan Manoharan of Bristol Hospital at a gathering of medical professionals to discuss heroin epidemic and its treatment options, at the Southington Public Library in October 2016.

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Helping a loved one battle drug abuse

Helping a loved one battle drug abuse

11-25 | CDAH Team

Living with someone who abuses drugs or other substances can be challenging. However, efforts to reach out to such a person and extend support, if planned well, can prove not only to be lifesaving but highly rewarding.

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Tracing changes in marijuana legalization laws in Colorado

Tracing changes in marijuana legalization laws in Colorado

11-18 | CDAH Team

With an increase in the number of states in the United States legalizing marijuana for recreational and medical purposes, Americans’ access to marijuana is stated to reach an all-time high. On November 8, 2016, recreational marijuana was legalized in California, Massachusetts, Maine and Nevada and medical marijuana was legalized in Florida, Arkansas, Montana and North […]

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President-elect Trump brings in uncertainty for thousands of non-violent drug offenders seeking pardon

President-elect Trump brings in uncertainty for thousands of non-violent drug offenders seeking pardon

11-14 | CDAH Team

To reform the criminal justice system of the United States, the outgoing Obama administration, along with the nation’s bar associations, recruited thousands of legal professionals for the Clemency Project 2014. The job of the lawyers of the project was to screen the pardon applications of non-violent drug offenders before submitting them to the Office of […]

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Preventing drug addiction

Preventing drug addiction

11-02 | CDAH Team

Drug addiction is a worldwide problem. Many people begin using drugs for recreational purposes, however, the slide into addiction can happen quite quickly. Once a person becomes addicted to drugs it is extremely difficult to stop using them. Vulnerability to addiction is complex and there are various contributing factors. Many genes may influence addiction in […]

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Drug abuse at young age increases risk of addiction during adulthood: Study

Drug abuse at young age increases risk of addiction during adulthood: Study

10-07 | CDAH Team

Individuals who abuse drugs at a young age are at a higher risk of leading a life of addiction than those who become addicts as adults. Research reveals that the earlier a person gets exposed to drugs, the more likely he is to progress to more serious drug use. This is partly attributed to the […]

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The most addictive substances that are eating up America

The most addictive substances that are eating up America

04-25 | CDAH Team

For a layman, an addiction is a mere act of dependency on a particular substance. However, for an expert, an addiction arises due to incessant and relentless abuse of a particular substance that gives way to certain physical, biological and psychological manifestations. To understand the features of an addictive substance, doctors and scientists gauge the […]

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