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Recognizing an Opioid Overdose

Opioids like oxycodone, morphine, codeine, hydrocodone, and oxymorphone have a high overdose potential and high rates of abuse. In the 1990s, pharmaceutical companies like Purdue Pharma misled doctors to think that synthetic opioids could be prescribed with minimal...
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How Stress Affects Health in Recovery

A certain amount of stress in alcohol and drug recovery is inevitable. Stress can be motivating as long as it isn’t overwhelming. When stress is chronic, however, it can cause a host of health problems. The experience of being stressed is closely linked to a hormone...
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Supporting a Partner Who Uses

Does the person you date still use? Just because you break up with drugs and alcohol doesn’t mean you want to break up with your partner. Here are a few things you can do to maintain your relationship without threatening your recovery. Relationship Advice for Early...