Drug Rehab in New England | Can Drug Abuse Cause Long-Term Damage to My Eyes?

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Long-term drug abuse can lead to numerous different health problems. From diabetes to heart damage and everything in between, the physical consequences of addiction can be terrifying and life threatening. Drugs can even cause damage to how and what you see every day. Keep reading to learn about a few of the most alarming long-term […]

How Prescription Drug Use Can Turn into Opioid Addiction

The current opioid epidemic in this country is out of control. Opioid addiction and abuse is a serious problem that is affecting society socially and economically. Above all, it affects the health of the people. Drug overdoses in general are the leading cause of accidental deaths in the United States. Specifically, in 2015 there were […]

Addiction Recovery in New England

The drug epidemic is spread nationally across the map, and has been for some time now. Nearly half a million people in the United States died from drug overdoses from 2000 to 2014, according to the CDC.  Most noteworthy, New England is getting hit especially hard by addiction. From painkillers to heroin, the drug epidemic in New […]

Drug Policies of the Trump Administration

It’s time for President Trump to put all of his proposed policies to action now that he is in office. But what exactly are the drug policies of the Trump administration? Trump’s stance on drugs has changed over the years when it comes to legalization. In the 1980s and 90s, he was all for legalization […]

Surgeon General Addresses MAT for Opioid Addiction

Toward the end of 2016, Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy did something no Surgeon General had done before. He released a comprehensive report on the United States drug epidemic and steps to combat it. Entitled Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health, this report focused largely on rising rates […]

Chronic Pain Patients Hurt by Opioid Epidemic

As the opioid epidemic continues to spread, legislators are scrambling to respond by limiting the availability of potentially addictive medications. In March of 2016, the CDC released new prescription guidelines for opioids. These guidelines suggested that doctors should make an effort to prescribe non-opioid painkillers. The CDC recognized, however, that some chronic pain patients might […]

Operation HOPE Continues in Maine

There’s a saying used by some alcoholics to describe their allergy: “Whenever I drink, I break out in handcuffs.” While humorous, this hints at a major problem faced by addicts and alcoholics. Those who struggle with substance abuse often find themselves on the wrong side of the law. When in an altered state and free […]