Drug-related deaths are four times more likely to occur in the days after hospital discharge than at any other time among users of opioids such as heroin according to research led by University College London, Public Health England and King’s College London.
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Can You Cure Yourself of A Drug Addiction, Simply By Wanting It? Actor Charlie Sheen Seems To Think So!
Actor Charlie Sheen, known for his heavy cocaine and alcohol use, has been stating in interviews that he freed himself of his drug habit “simply by closing my eyes and make it so” according to him.
Is this public display damaging the hard work that those in the recovery field work so hard to build upon, and the addicts who come to succeed in their recovery thanks to various coping strategies, organisations and fellowship groups?
Find out all you need to know inside this article!…
The UK Government Is Calling For written Evidence About Barriers To Legitimate Research For Controlled Drugs, Excluding Synthetic Cannabinoids
The UK Government’s Advisory Council For The Misuse Of Drugs Committee is looking at barriers to research working group calls for written evidence about barriers to legitimate research for controlled drugs.
We all need to do our part to advance the knowledge, care pathways, treatment options and improvement for the statistical improvement on the chances for long term, successful, happy, healthy recovery.
‘Benadryl Challenge’ on TikTok Is Dangerous, Experts Say
Teens and children are intentionally overdosing on the over-the-counter antihistamine as part of a social media “challenge” that may have already turned deadly.
The situation has concerned officials at the Food and Drug Administration in the US and the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency’s enough that they issued a warning against the “serious problems” that can occur if you ingest too much Benadryl.
The online video encourages viewers to take excessive doses of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to induce hallucinations.
This challenge reared is ugly head in 2020, but is unfortunately now reappearing in greater numbers while many people find themselves to be confined at home in lockdown for the Coronavirus Pandemic.
That’s why reading this article and sharing it with others could save more lives that you may realise, simply by spending it 30 seconds sharing it with others!…
Can Your Smartphone Tell When You’re Drunk And Provide You With Alternative Solutions? Also, Does Wearable Alcohol Detection Technology Work?
It isn’t always easy to know when you’ve had one alcoholic drink too many, you may not even realise just how much you’re drinking.
But your smartphone may be able to help those struggling with alcohol abuse and addiction.
Also, do alcohol detecting wristbands & ankle tags that link to your smartphone or to an external source really work? Find out all you need to know here!