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Massachusetts New Prescription Monitoring Program

Posted in healthcare, Massachusetts Addiction Center, prescription drug program on September 24, 2016 | by bill

Last month in Massachusetts, the Department of Health launched a new Prescription Monitoring Program database, known as the Massachusetts Prescription Awareness Tool, or MassPAT. Massachusetts drug rehab centers recently heard the announcement that the prescription monitoring program went live on August 22, 2016. This version of the program is an improved version of the old Read more

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Walgreens Helps the Fight Against Substance Abuse

Posted in Massachusetts Addiction Center, Naloxone, prescription drug problem, substance abuse on September 17, 2016 | by bill

Massachusetts continues their efforts to fight against substance abuse by teaming up with Walgreens. Earlier this year, Walgreens Pharmacy announced their plans to do their part in the fight against drug abuse in Massachusetts. They have proposed two plans in order to begin combat. One plan includes adding collection kiosks to its stores, which allow Read more

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Massachusetts Police Department Fighting Drug Addiction in a New Way

Posted in Addiction, Massachusetts Addiction Center, News, recovery on September 10, 2016 | by bill

Massachusetts police departments are fighting drug addiction one life at a time. Officers in Massachusetts are not policing in the old way, and agree that how the law treats drug abuse needs to change in order to treat the disease as a whole. Police officers in Massachusetts are taking a compassionate role in helping people Read more

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Drug-Free Back to School Survival Guide

Posted in Drug-Free, Massachusetts Addiction Center on September 3, 2016 | by bill

School is back in session! Aside from getting your children new clothes and classroom supplies, you must prepare them for the new transition and stage that they are entering in their lives. Questions about drugs are bound to come up, especially if you have established good communication skills with your young one. In order to Read more

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How a New Jersey Drug Rehab Could Have Helped BMX Legend Dave Mirra

Posted in Celebrity Addiction, New Jersey Drug Treatment, substance abuse on August 28, 2016 | by bill

Back in February, the BMX community lost one of its biggest legends when Dave Mirra passed away. Recently, it has come to light that the biker suffered from drug addiction and was in desperate need of a New Jersey drug rehab. Once holding the record for the most X Games medals, Mirra has now become Read more

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John Gotti’s Grandson Arrested & Admitted into a New York Drug Rehab

Posted in Celebrity Addiction, New York Drug and Alcohol rehab, substance abuse on August 27, 2016 | by bill

In recent news, John Gotti’s grandson has been arrested for selling OxyContin. Since being caught on tape boasting about selling thousands of oxycodone pills after authorities placed a listening device in his car, the younger John Gotti has since entered into a New York drug rehab program at Rikers Island. At the time of his Read more

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House Music DJ’s Who Needed the Help of Boca Raton Drug Rehabs

Posted in Celebrity Addiction, treatment alternatives on August 24, 2016 | by bill

The recent house music trend that has swept the nation has left many people in its wake affected by the intense lifestyle. One group of people in particular feel the effects of the pressure to keep the party going indefinitely: the DJs. With erratic touring schedules, inconsistent eating habits, and no steady place to call Read more

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Walgreens to Start Storewide Opioid Abuse Prevention Programs

Posted in Massachusetts drug rehab, Opiates and Opioids on August 24, 2016 | by bill

In recent news, one pharmacy is taking major strides toward fighting the opioid epidemic; Walgreens recently announced that they are planning to start two opioid abuse prevention programs with the hopes of expanding it to other states throughout the year. With the creation of these opioid abuse prevention programs, Walgreens hopes to steer people away Read more

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Government Funds $1 Million to Combat Heroin Crisis in New Jersey

Posted in Heroin Abuse, New Jersey Drug Treatment, News, treatment alternatives on August 20, 2016 | by bill

It is not hard to tell that when it comes to containing its heroin crisis, New Jersey is in over their head.  Luckily, this made it easy for government officials to tell that their help was needed. That being said, the Garden State recently received a lifeline from the federal government in the form of Read more

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New Study Reveals Staggering Increase in Prescription Drug Abuse in Americans

Posted in New York Drug and Alcohol rehab, Opioid Abuse, prescription drug problem, substance abuse on August 19, 2016 | by bill

While the fact that our country is currently in the midst of a prescription drug abuse epidemic is no surprise, a recent study reveals that the number of adults in need of a New York addiction center has increased. The recently released 2016 Prescription Drug Monitoring Report by Quest Diagnostics reveals that almost 54% of Read more

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