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OPIOID NEWS

ARIZONA OVERDOSE NEWS & STATISTICS: AZ Capitol Times, Overdose: Click Here Arizona Department of Health Services: Real Time Opioid Data For the first time, statewide opioid data is available in real time. Click Here National Institute on Drug Abuse Get Data for Arizona on Opioid-Involved Overdose Deaths, Opioid Pain Reliever Prescriptions, Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS),…

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NEWS: Improper marketing and prescribing of synthetic opioid by Doctors

Arizona sues Insys Therapeutics, three doctors over improper marketing and prescribing of synthetic opioid “Arizona has joined the list of states accusing Chandler-based Insys Therapeutics of improperly marketing Subsys, a powerful synthetic opioid spray. In addition to Insys, the Arizona lawsuit named three top-prescribing doctors — Steve Fanto, Nikesh Seth and Sheldon Gingerich — who…

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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Did you know? Alcohol is the leading cause of preventable birth defects and developmental disabilities in the United States. Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can cause a baby to be born with birth defects and/or developmental disabilities. Babies exposed to alcohol in the womb can develop Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs). These disorders include a wide…

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Opioid Addiction Treatment & Your Privacy

OPIOID RECOVERY TREATMENT & PRIVACY Read an interview with OCR Director Roger Severino in the October 2018 OCR Civil Rights Division Newsletter – PDF. In the interview Director Severino discusses OCR’s response to the opioid crisis and the important nondiscrimination laws that may protect individuals with an opioid use disorder. Watch the new OCR video  on the Opioid Public…

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“DEA-classified ‘safe’ pain med might be riskier than you think”

“We found that people who got tramadol were just as likely as people who got hydrocodone or oxycodone to continue using opioids past the point where their surgery pain would have been expected to be resolved,” said senior author Molly Jeffery, PhD, scientific director, Division of Emergency Medicine Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. “This doesn’t tie…

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Rehab vs Detox | Scottsdale Detox Center of Arizona – Home

REHAB vs DETOX Seeking treatment is an important first step in recovery,  but how do you know where to start? Should you detox? Should you go to rehab? Aren’t they the same? Although many use these terms interchangeably, detox and rehab each have their own specific purpose. Detox primarily focuses on addressing the physical effects…

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What is Medical Detox? | Scottsdale Detox Center of Arizona

MEDICAL DRUG & ALCOHOL DETOX WHAT IS IT? Medical Detoxification is the process of eliminating a substance from your body under medical supervision, while simultaneously managing the symptoms of withdrawal from overuse and abuse of drugs or alcohol.   If you’re struggling with a dependence on drugs or alcohol, you may have tried to cut back…

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Common Questions | Scottsdale Detox Center of Arizona

Commonly Asked Here are resources for the most common detox-related internet searches. Rehab for pregnant mothers? We can detox pregnant mothers with substance abuse problems. Please call us to discuss your unique situation.   How to know when you need rehab questions? Check out our Self-Assessment   Why detox out of state? Why detox in…

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Hangover vs Withdrawal Symptoms | Scottsdale Detox Center of Arizona

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE? Hangover vs Withdrawals Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome vs. A Hangover While some of the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal syndrome are similar to a hangover, they are not the same condition. Alcohol withdrawal syndrome and a hangover have different causes. A hangover occurs when a person drinks too much alcohol at one time.…

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