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Best AA Meetings West Palm Beach Alcoholics Anonymous

The best AA meetings West Palm Beach options are amongst the best in Florida and the United States. There are a variety of Alcoholics Anonymous(AA) meetings in West Palm Beach because it’s one of the nation’s most popular destinations for addiction treatment. Many individuals come here to start their recovery journey and attend addiction treatment. …

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Covid-19 has shed light on another pandemic of depression, anxiety and grief

Erin N. Marcus is a professor of clinical medicine at the University of Miami and a Public Voices fellow. Along with the resurgence of covid-19, an insidious and less perceptible pandemic has arisen: one of anxiety, depression and grief. It’s a phenomenon I’ve seen among people seeking help in the primary care clinic where I …

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OxyContin maker to plead guilty to federal criminal charges, pay $8 billion, and will close the company

Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, has agreed to plead guilty to three federal criminal charges for its role in creating the nation’s opioid crisis and will pay more than $8 billion and close down the company. The money will go to opioid treatment and abatement programs. The privately held company has agreed to pay …

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12 Anxiety Symptoms That Might Point to a Disorder

Everyone can expect to have the occasional bout of anxiety—maybe you get nervous before an interview or a first date—but sometimes, that anxiety doesn’t subside, which may indicate an anxiety disorder. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), there are a few different types of anxiety disorders, including generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, …

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U.S. Sees Deadly Drug Overdose Spike During Pandemic

U.S. Sees Deadly Drug Overdose Spike During Pandemic

New data from around the U.S. confirms that drug overdoses are spiking during the coronavirus pandemic, rising by roughly 18%. Reports collected in real time by the Washington, D.C.-based group ODMAP — the Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program, located at the University of Baltimore — also found a significant spike in the number of fatal …

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As Menopause Nears, Be Aware It Can Trigger Depression And Anxiety, Too

Teri Hines was in her mid-40s when she started to notice that her body was changing. Her period became irregular and more intense. “It increased in frequency, it increased in intensity and it increased in duration,” she says. She began to have hot flashes, gained weight and her energy levels took a nosedive. “I just …

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Naltrexone for Alcoholism

Naltrexone is a medicine that is used to treat alcoholism (addition to alcohol). It reduces your desire for alcohol. It comes under the brand names ReVia or Vivitrol. After you quit drinking, naltrexone may help you stay sober for a long time. This medicine is not a complete cure for alcoholism. But it can help …

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