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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.

Opioid Epidemic

Back To School-Tips For Parents During An Opioid Epidemic

Seeing those first ‘Back to School’ signs elicit a lot of different feelings for teens and parents. At its best, school can add structure, socialization and the promise of a successful...
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Silent Assault On Americans With Addictions- Legislating For Profits

“History has proven you simply cannot prescribe your way out of an opiate epidemic; especially by bringing even more opiates into the already over-prescribed market ” ~ John J. Giordano “UNCLE SAM IS...
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THE CONTINUING OPIOID EPIDEMIC

Getting treatment for an opioid use disorder will hopefully in turn reduce the number of overdoses and deaths related to opioid use. Despite increased public awareness...
Brain Chemistry And Addiction

Family, Personality, Brain Chemistry And Addiction

Brain Chemistry And Addiction. There is no one Addictive or Compulsive Behavior. There are many. Sex, gambling, internet pornography, cutting, eating disorders, these would be the more common examples of just...
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HE SILENT ASSAULT ON AMERICANS WITH ADDICTIONS: DEA FLOODING AMERICA’S STREETS WITH NARCOTICS WHILE...

Gene Haislip is probably one of the most successful and least known DEA high ranking officials in the history of the agency. By education he was an attorney, but his career...
SYNTHETIC STORM

OUR IMPENDING SYNTHETIC STORM

“ Danger Gleams Like Sunshine to a Brave Man’s Eyes” Heroin and opiate addiction in America is a pandemic. I have used the word epidemic many times during this escalation of death,...
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IF YOU LOVE ME: A MOTHER’S JOURNEY THROUGH HER DAUGHTER’S OPIOID ADDICTION

When enough really crappy things occur in your life, and you somehow survive them, people start to tell you that you should write a book. You think they are joking but...
Dangers of Illicit Drugs

Deadly Adulterants: New Dangers of Illicit Drugs

The “cutting” or “adulteration” of street drugs is common practice in the manufacturing, distribution and selling of illicit drugs, all in the name of increased profit. The term “adulterant” generally refers...
The False Matching of the Buprenorphine Dose

The False Matching of the Buprenorphine Dose

Faced with a devastating opiate/opioid epidemic the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved some Medication-Assisted Treatments (MATs) for the treatment of alcoholism, opiate, and nicotine dependence, but nothing for psychostimulant...
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MONEY AND POLITICS: THE OPIATE EPIDEMIC

Opiate addiction, distinctly a healthcare problem, has grown into a national epidemic, the bounds of which have not yet been completely realized. HHS has stated that 3-4 % of...

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