Category: Addiction

Health Risks of Untreated Addiction

Contributor: Staff at Bayside Marin Many people either have engaged in or know someone who has engaged in substance use at least once in their life. Whether it’s through an illicit drug, a prescription painkiller, or an alcoholic beverage, substance use is common among people from all walks of life and is a serious health [...]
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The State of the Opioid Epidemic

Contributor: Staff at Blue Ridge Mountain Recovery Center The opioid epidemic has plagued communities across the nation for more than 20 years, with opioid overdose deaths in the United States reaching nearly 600,000 since 1999 [1]. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has put a strain on the public healthcare system while drug overdose deaths are at [...]
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