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Don’t Believe the Hype: Kratom is Addictive and Dangerous

Thinking of turning to kratom for opioid withdrawal?  Think again. Kratom may be just as addictive as heroin and other prescription opioids….. What is Kratom? For those of you who haven’t heard of the stuff, kratom comes from a plant indigenous to Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand called Mitragyna speciosa. The plant was used medicinally for …

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The Relationship Between Substance Abuse and Suicide

Our news feeds lately have been filled with suicide stories, most recently and notably those of designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef, Anthony Bourdain. While this news has received global attention (as suicide and celebrity stories do), it’s also important to note that there are many more non-famous suicide-related deaths happening simultaneously and by the …

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