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What Is Methadone and How Does It Work?

May 13, 2019

Methadone is a synthetic opioid agonist whose effects are fully felt in a way that is very similar to morphine….

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Thomas’s Story: The Future is Bright  

April 1, 2019

At around 15 or 16 years old, Thomas was prescribed Percocet for an injury. Not too long after, a skateboarding…

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Why Is Fentanyl So Dangerous?

March 21, 2019

In the midst of the deadliest opioid epidemic in history, the concern has shifted from prescription opioid killers to more…

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Fentanyl Poses Great Risk to Law Enforcement

March 21, 2019

With methadone clinics popping up in more and more cities in every state to help those struggling with addiction, the…

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Employment During Treatment and Recovery

March 15, 2019

One essential step towards self-improvement during treatment and recovery is the prospect of being gainfully employed. For some, the idea…

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Make the World a Better Place, One Step at a Time

July 2, 2018

When people come together for a good cause, it is a beautiful thing. So often we hear of news centered around violence, hatred, disease, and other unfortunate events that it seems like there is no good left in the world. Through these tough times though, you get a glimpse at just how good the world can be.

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Vermont’s Opioid Addiction: A Family Crisis

June 29, 2018

Vermont’s opioid addiction has deep effects that filter from the individuals who are struggling with the addiction down to their spouse, children, friends, and other loved ones. Family bonds can be broken or irreparably damaged. It’s an epidemic that has impacted millions across the United States.During a 12 month period, ending in November 2017, a reported estimate of 69,948 lives nationwide were lost due to overdose, making it one of the most serious overdose crises the country has ever had to face.

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How Opioid Addiction Can Affect Marriage

June 20, 2018

Opioid addiction can have drastic effects on marriages. One spouse may want to help their partner but may find themselves…

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Staying Fit With Fibromyalgia

June 9, 2018

Exercising with fibromyalgia can be a workout in itself. Finding the right time of day where you have enough energy,…

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Mindfulness in Opioid Addiction Recovery

May 31, 2018

Medical treatments like methadone and buprenorphine can help many people overcome opioid addiction. Medication, however, is only a part of…

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