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10 Celebrities Who Found Sobriety After Opioid Addiction

Destiny Bezrutczyk ❘

After struggling with an Opioid addiction, these celebrities managed to find sobriety and a continued career in entertainment. Recovery made it possible.

How Rehab, Sobriety, and Diet Transformed Jenna Jameson

Destiny Bezrutczyk ❘

Former adult film star and author, Jenna Jameson, talks about over-prescribing of Opiates by doctor after pregnancy, alcoholism, and rehab at Betty Ford.

Substance Abuse in Rural vs. Urban Areas

Natalie Hoeg ❘

Substance abuse and treatment can be signifigantly impacted by the area, urban or rural, where a person lives and the characteristics of these regions.

Getting On Your Nerves (Literally): How Opioids Work

Michael Muldoon ❘

Opioids interact with many parts of the body, from single nerve cell receptors to the entire brain, but how exactly do opioids work?

Purdue Pharma and Sackler Family Settle Opioid Lawsuit for $270M

Destiny Bezrutczyk ❘

Purdue Pharma and the Sacklers reached a settlement with Oklahoma totalling $270 million. The state claims the company caused thousands of Opioid deaths.

Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders

Theresa Parisi ❘

Medication can be an important and beneficial part of any treatment plan for opioid addiction. Learn more about how medication can support recovery.

Identifying The 5 Stages of Addiction

Krystina Murray ❘

The five stages of alcoholism are developing patterns, risky use and recklessness, tolerance, dependence, and disorder. Learn to identify them in your life.

Can You Become Addicted to Heroin on the First Try?

Destiny Bezrutczyk ❘

Opioids change the way the brain functions at a rapid rate and make it possible to become addicted to heroin on your first try.

Former Pharma CEO Pleads Guilty To Bribing Doctors To Prescribe Opioids

Destiny Bezrutczyk ❘

Former CEO of pharmaceutical company, Insys, pleaded guilty to bribing doctors to prescribe opioids. Michael Babich could serve 25 years in prison.

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