Blog, Resource, & Helpline for those battling Percocet addiction

Opioids and Benzodiazepines: When Percocet and Klonopin Collide

Posted on Jul 16, 2016 in Drugs and Alcohol, Special Topics

Most people are aware that there is a painkiller crisis in the United States. Between dependencies that begin through a doctor’s...

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Use of Opioids for Chronic Pain May Actually Make Pain Worse

Posted on Jul 6, 2016 in Special Topics

The use of oxycodone, a primary ingredient of the popular painkiller Percocet, increased 866 percent between 1997 and 2007 alone. Use of...

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Doctors Who Care About Community Help Curb Opioid Abuse

Posted on Jun 16, 2016 in Special Topics

Opioids are drugs that chemically interact with opioid receptors in the brain to prevent pain and cause feelings of pleasure. A common...

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Your Friendly Insurance Company… Social Worker?

Posted on Jun 11, 2016 in Special Topics

Massachusetts is the hub of many insurance companies in the United States. Because of that, Massachusetts insurance companies often offer...

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Preventing Addiction So You Can Smile More—How Dental Schools Address the Opioid Crisis

Posted on Jun 1, 2016 in Percocet Abuse, Special Topics

Massachusetts dental schools have launched a new plan to teach new dentists a course in painkiller awareness. Drugs like Percocet and...

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Young Lawyers Struggle With Untreated Substance Abuse at Alarming Rates

Posted on May 22, 2016 in Percocet Abuse, Special Topics

A career in law is one of the more esteemed careers a person can have. Becoming a lawyer takes many years of hard work both before and...

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Research Provides New Hope for Chronic Pain Recovery

Posted on Apr 2, 2016 in Recovery, Special Topics

Northwestern University discovered that the brain region in charge of addiction (as well as feelings of happiness or sadness) is altered by...

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