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New potential for naltrexone in outpatient drug detox

A 2017 study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry found that an oral, extended-release version of naltrexone was safe, effective, and tolerated by...

Law enforcement explores new ways to deal with addiction

Officials at the Harford County Detention Center in Maryland plan to launch a new initiative early next year to help inmates maintain their sobriety...

Heroin deaths more than triple over four-year period, study shows

The number of deaths from heroin overdoses more than tripled from 2010 to 2014, according to a recent study from the National Center for...

Inhalants are no laughing matter

Between 5 and 10 percent of eighth-graders, 10th-graders and 12th-graders have tried inhalants in their lifetime, according to the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH)...

Teen drug use drops to new lows, survey shows

Teen drug use has significantly declined in the past year, according to the 2016 Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey released on Tuesday by the...
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