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  • One of the most significant contributors to addiction in the United States is the opioid epidemic. Millions of Americans have become addicted to prescription painkillers over the past 20 years. In fact, from 2002 to 2018, it is estimated that nearly 86% of people who were using heroin had previously used prescription opiates. Outside the meddling of prescription drug companies, addiction to opiates and other painkillers is nearly a direct result of suffering injury or chronic pain. The CDC estimates that almost 50 million adult Americans suffer from chronic pain, and the prescription medications used to treat such conditions are often […]

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  • Substance use disorder (SUD), and mental illness frequently go hand in hand. Both of these conditions can also occur in people who are experiencing homelessness. These three situations can exacerbate each other. Often, attempts to treat just one of these factors should include dealing with the other two factors simultaneously. Usually, it is difficult to treat just one of these issues if the other two are present. Generally speaking, all three conditions need to be addressed simultaneously. Stigma and negative stereotyping can cause misinformation about all three conditions. Programs attempting to treat any of these three conditions must include a multipronged […]

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