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Chronic Pain Opioid Guidelines for People with Active Addiction, People in Recovery and People on MAT
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Pain leads to relapse, but opioids are dangerous for people with substance use disorders or addiction histories. Get pain relief while reducing your relapse risks by following SAMHSA’s opioid ...

Negative Attitude Worsens Pain

by John Lee, Apr 2014

In pain? Your attitude predicts more about your long-term chances of future pain and disability than your disease or your current pain level.

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Recovery Success: Getting Past Your Criminal Record

by Jim LaPierre, Apr 2014

Don't let a criminal record, probation or parole break your recovery efforts. Read on for 6 tips on building a better future, despite a difficult past.

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Why CSAM Doesn’t Endorse Rapid Opioid Detox

by John Lee, Apr 2014

Though the idea of avoiding withdrawal symptoms while under sedation sounds appealing, the California Society of Addiction Medicine does not endorse rapid opioid detox. Here are 5 primary reasons why they don’t.

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7 Reasons Why Street Suboxone Won't Help You

by Anna Deeds, Apr 2014

Why does it matter where you get the Suboxone? Well, when you buy street Suboxone you still associate with dealers, you rarely get counseling, you're not forced to make life changes and you use it more like drug than a medication.

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