Christine Owens

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Women at risk as opioid use hospital visit numbers surge • Addiction Now | Substance Abuse, Drug Addiction and Recovery News Source

The number of women hospitalized due to opioid use — including painkillers and heroin — has skyrocketed in the last ten years.<p>A new report by the …

Opioid prescriptions three times higher in 2015 than in 1999, CDC report • Addiction Now | Substance Abuse, Drug Addiction and Recovery News Source

Although opioid prescriptions declined year to year from 2010 to 2015 nationwide, their accessibility either continued steady or increased in more …

How technology is changing drug addiction treatment

+1<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Share<p>Pin<p>Treating drug addiction with psychotherapy could perhaps be considered the most human activity on the planet. Yet, it now seems …

Anti-heroin vaccine closer to reality, stops ‘high’ in primates • Addiction Now | Substance Abuse, Drug Addiction and Recovery News Source

Scientists have broken new ground with a vaccine that stops the high of heroin. The experts from the Virginia Commonwealth University and the Scripps …

What Carrie Fisher’s Death Can Teach Us About Drug Addiction, And Why It’s So Hard to Beat

A toxicology report revealed she had heroin and cocaine in her system when she died.<p>Carrie Fisher had multiple drugs in her system when she died …

Should People Who Overdose on Drugs Be Saved?

Is the life of a person who is overdosing on drugs worth saving?<p>For most people, the answer would probably be “Yes.”<p>But in at least two communities …