Will Government Initiatives Help The Opioid Crisis?

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Around 30 states have implemented new laws and policies, limiting physician’s ability to prescribe opioid pain pills to their patients. The most common method is to put a limit on the first prescription for opioid pills, stipulating that it should be for a week or less. There are also rules about the potency of these pills.

Some state governments have also increased or initiated funding to educate people on ...

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Identifying Alcohol or Drug Abuse in the Work Place

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Addiction Expert Dr. Indra Cidambi Spells Out Warning Signs Your Co-Worker May Be Abusing Drugs

New York – January 20, 2016 – Substance abuse (alcohol, prescription drugs, and illicit drugs) in the workplace is a serious issue with negative consequences for employers. Over 77% of illicit drug users are employed in the workplace, according to a National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, and statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor show that alcoholism alone ...

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Long Island Backstory : Addiction to alcohol and drugs with the mothers of TAM (The Addict’s Mom)

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2. Dr. Cidambi discusses addiction to alcohol and drugs with the mothers of TAM (The Addict’s Mom). How to identify if a loved is addicted? How to take steps to get them into treatment?

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Star Tribune.com : Abuse of the Good Grade Pill

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