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How to Respond to an Opioid Overdose

They bind to certain receptors in the body to reduce the amount of perceived pain the body feels. Drug Overdose Immunity and Good Samaritan LawsPolicymakers are seeking solutions that will help curb use and overdose by expanding Good Samaritan immunity, and increasing naloxone access. Carrying naloxone is no different than carrying an epinephrine auto-injector (commonly …

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A Beginners Guide To Doing Drugs For the First Time

This interference explains why overdoses can cause depressed breathing and death. Results from NIDA-funded research have shown that prevention programs involving families, schools, communities, and the media are effective for preventing or reducing drug use and addiction. Although personal events and cultural factors affect drug use trends, when young people view drug use as harmful, …

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Repairing Relationships in Recovery: Rebuilding Life After Addiction

Learning new coping skills for dealing with unpleasant feelings is another pillar of recovery. Finding purpose and meaning after struggling with a substance use disorder is a journey. But with a strong support system, a positive outlook, and a willingness to explore new possibilities, you can find a fulfilling life in recovery. And as RCA …

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Expanding the continuum of substance use disorder treatment: Nonabstinence approaches PMC

Stages imply a readiness to change and therefore the TTM has been particularly relevant in the timing of interventions. Matching interventions to the stage of change at which an individual is, can maximize outcome. The therapist therefore planned to improve his motivation for seeking help and changing his perspective about his confidence (motivational interviewing). Each …

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