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The Sober World has informative information on opiates. Learn how people overdose on opiates, stories from parents who have lost children through an overdose, treatment for opiates, and how to deal with a loved one struggling with addiction. The Sober World has many resources for families who have loved ones struggling with opiates.  We have information on some questions to ask when your loved one is ready to go to treatment. There are many treatment facilities in the country and you must choose the right one for your child.

Addictive Society

Our Addictive Society Part II: The Neo-Opium Wars

I received so much positive feedback and questions from my last article “Our Addictive Society” that I was encouraged by readers to write a follow up. In this second installment my...
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Mal–FEE–Sance – BUYING POLITICAL INFLUENCE AND THE SECOND COMING OF THE AMERICAN OPIATE/OPIOID...

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OREGON DRUG

NEW OREGON DRUG POLICY MAKES WAVES IN RECOVERY COMMUNITIES

By following public health models rolled out in Portugal, Switzerland, and the Netherlands, Oregon is spearheading a new attempt to improve the ongoing opioid epidemic. Oregon has particularly high rates of substance...
Tough Love

Does Tough Love Equate to Wellness or Destruction? A glimpse into one families experience

Heroin abuse in the United States is reaching epidemic proportions. According to SAMHSA, between 2007 and 2012, the number of Heroin users has doubled from an estimated 375,000 to over 665,000....
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WHAT TO EXPECT FROM NEW OPIOID DRUG POLICY (PART 2 OF 2)

This is the second installment of this article. In Part 1, I examined the first two prongs of the administration’s proposed three prong approach to ending the opioid epidemic. I showed...
Lives Lost to Opioid Addiction

Seeking Justice for Lives Lost to Opioid Addiction

If planes were falling from the sky killing a large number of Americans on a daily basis, the Airline Industry would be held accountable. The FAA would be looking at data...
A Disease That Needs Healing

A Disease That Needs Healing

One year after the most tragic event in our country took place, I experienced a moment of blissful laughter that I did not know I was capable of feeling without the...
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THE FIGHT AGAINST FENTANYL – WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW

As the opioid crisis continues to rage on around the country, drugs such as oxycodone, heroin, and hydrocodone have all seen increases in drug overdose deaths in the past...
Drug Overdose

Wife Of a Doors Rocker Warns About Drug Overdose

I can’t help but think back 40 years ago; to the time I got up close and personal with drug overdose. The Sunset Strip scene of 1966, 1967’s “Summer of Love”...
HEROIN EPIDEMIC IN AMERICA

HEROIN EPIDEMIC IN AMERICA (Part 5)

I hope you have enjoyed the first four articles in this five part series on who and what to blame for the heroin epidemic in America. More importantly, I hope that...

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