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Posted on April 16, 2018
Last modified on May 9th, 2019

ER Trials Study Opioid Reduction for Pain Treatment

Misuse and addiction to opioids, including prescription pain relievers and synthetic opioids such as fentanyl, have been front and center in the news for several years. Every day, more than 115 Americans lose their lives to opioid overdoses.

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Posted on October 3, 2017
Last modified on May 11th, 2019

Rise in Pain Pill Related Crimes

Addiction to opioids and other pain pills can be very overpowering and has led to a rise in pain pill related crimes. Oxycodone abuse, as well as the abuse of other pain pills such as hydrocodone (Lortab, Vicodin), is largely responsible for this alarming trend.

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LGBT Hispanic Community Making Big Strides

Posted on August 25, 2015
Last modified on May 11th, 2019

LGBT Hispanic Community Making Big Strides

Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Hispanic community and their supporters made waves last year. These publicly visible people, organizations and events helped bring awareness to the fact that LGBT people exist in the Hispanic community and want the same rights as everyone else. According to U.S. Census statistics, 4.3 percent of Hispanics in America identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. This means that nearly one-and-a-half million Hispanics in the U.S. are a part of this community and are not always accepted by the traditional culture. Every time a Hispanic member of the LGBT community is visible in the public in a positive way or an organization makes an effort to be more inclusive, attitudes shift and acceptance becomes more of a reality.

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How to Keep Your Family Stress-Free During the Holidays

Posted on December 18, 2014
Last modified on May 10th, 2019

How to Keep Your Family Stress-Free During the Holidays

The holidays can be one of the best times of year. However, it’s also one of the most stressful times for many people because of everything that’s going on. But there are many things you can do to keep your family stress-free during the holidays. Consider these tips:

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Posted on May 26, 2014
Last modified on May 13th, 2019

The Right Step Clear Lake Seminar on CRAFT Therapy Draws Addiction Experts

The Right Step Clear Lake, a new The Right Step outpatient treatment facility in Houston, Texas, will host an international gathering of addiction experts and authors at a three-day seminar on CRAFT, a highly successful reward system for changing behavior that has been featured on HBO’s award-winning series on addiction.

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