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Oregon Opioid Addiction Trends in 2019

Opioid addicts often look like everyday men and women. One such addict, Ryan Opsahl, was looking to end his life-altering addiction and begin the road to recovery. Opsahl began his journey to recovery at Crestview Recovery in South East Portland. Opsahl’s Story Like most addicts, Opsahl’s addiction first began when his doctor prescribed Vicodin after…

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National Alcohol and Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week

Spreading awareness regarding the dangers of using substances during pregnancy is important. According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD), too many women use drugs while they’re pregnant. The NCADD launched National Alcohol and Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week to spread awareness about this problem. The NCADD wants to help soon-to-be…

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What is THC?

Perhaps you’ve wondered, what is THC? THC stands for Tetrahydrocannabinol. It’s one of the chemicals that makes cannabis affect the brain. You can find it in marijuana and in medications like Marinol. Medical Use of THC Marinol is a medicine that sustains appetite in people with diseases such as HIV/AIDS and cancer. It can also…