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Types of Addiction That Must Be Properly Understood

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Over the years, specialists have discovered many types of addiction. These problems can vary in many ways, often depending on each individual. Unfortunately, these differences can make understanding addiction a little confusing. That’s why we at The Right Step created …

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Fallout From the Opioid Epidemic 2019

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The roots of the opioid epidemic in 2019 can be traced back to 1991. That’s when we saw an increase in the number of prescriptions written for opioid-like drugs. Pharmaceutical companies brushed aside concerns about the potential for abuse. They …

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Prescription Lockboxes Help Prevent Teen Drug Abuse

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Reducing the availability of prescription drugs is one of the main goals in the fight against the prescription drug abuse epidemic, particularly among teenagers. One security company is even working on biometric technology to help secure prescription medications and prevent …

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