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Addiction Rehab for Puerto Ricans

In 2017, Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico and other parts of the Caribbean. Since then, this island has dealt with battered buildings, a lack of necessities like food and water, and a rampant problem with addiction. The addiction crisis in Puerto Rico has led to unsuccessful efforts for those struggling with addiction. Fortunately, there is…

New NIDA Study Shows Medication Treatment for Opioid Addiction Can Help Prevent Overdose Death

The findings of recent research by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) demonstrate both the potentially lifer-saving value of getting medically assisted treatment if you have an opioid use disorder (OUD, a.k.a. opioid dependency or addiction). In the study, of the roughly 50,000 adults who received outpatient treatment for opioid use disorder, there were…