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Jeffrey Juergens

Jeffrey Juergens

Jeffrey Juergens is the Digital Media Manager for AddictionCenter.com. Jeffrey earned his Bachelor’s and Juris Doctor from the University of Florida. Jeffrey’s desire to help others and make a difference in the world led him to focus his studies on economic and social development and policy making.  After graduation, Jeffrey decided to pursue his true passion of writing and editing, a passion which has taken him to many places and introduced him to many people and topics. Jeffrey started his career as a freelancer before transitioning into in-house marketing agencies. Eventually, he wanted to find a position that would allow him to bring more value to others.

Throughout his life, Jeffrey has been touched by addiction. Several of his close friends and family have suffered from various addictions, costing them jobs, relationships, health, and in some cases their lives. Additionally, Jeffrey has seen and studied how addiction impacts entire populations, and the incredible harm it can cause. Consequently, Jeffrey’s mission is to educate and inform the public on addiction issues and help those in need of treatment find the best option for them. In his free time, Jeffrey chooses to spend time with family and friends, preferably outdoors.

Posts by Jeffrey Juergens

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month: Bringing Communities Together to Reduce the Burden of Addiction

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Communities join together to help spread awareness about substance abuse and how to prevent it, reducing the burden of addiction on individuals.

Vicodin, Norco Among Drugs Getting Tighter Restrictions

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New laws move hydrocodone-combination products such as Vicodin, Norco and Lortab into more heavily regulated Schedule II from Schedule III.

Majority Favor Addiction Treatment Over Jail

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The Pew Research Center published an article this month which shows that two-thirds of Americans support treatment for people with drug addiction, not jail.

Alcohol Awareness Month 2014

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month, a time to reflect on the impact of alcoholism. This year's theme was “Help for today, hope for tomorrow.”

Pain Clinics in America: The Danger of Pill Mills

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A pain clinic is a medical facility that diagnoses provides painkillers for people with chronic pain. They are increasingly becoming a source of addiction.

The Heroin Epidemic in America: A “Public Health Crisis”

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Attorney General Eric Holder warns of opioid abuse, especially that of heroin, becoming a national crisis in America as rates of heroin addiction rise.

Finding a Recovery Center – How Hard Is It?

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Treatment centers vary in the programs they offer, the methods they use, how much they charge, and who their medical staff and residents are.