What Is an Opioid?

Understanding the Dangerous Drugs on the Market   Opioids are a dangerous class of drugs that include both illicit (illegal) drugs and those available by prescription. Opioids are used to relieve pain but can have serious side effects including death. As noted by the Department of Justice, examples of opioids include: Heroin Oxycodone (Oxycontin) Hydrocodone …

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The Leading Mental Health Problems in the United States

What Is the Number One Mental Health Condition in the Country? According to the Anxiety & Depression Association of America (ADAA), anxiety disorders are the most common mental health condition in the United States. Anxiety disorders affect approximately 40 millions adults (18 and older) across the country. This means that over 18% of the population …

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