October 8, 2018

Suicide Rates in the U.S. Are Skyrocketing.

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Suicide Rates in the U.S. Are Skyrocketing. Here Are Some Things We Can Do.

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October 2, 2018

Help Prevent Suicide!

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With the recent deaths of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade, the topic of suicide has been in the news a lot lately, and throughout these discussions, a question has been asked time and again.

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September 24, 2018

Cocaine: It Is Not An Opioid

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Cocaine: A New Front in the Fight Against Opioids

Cocaine is not an opiate. It’s a highly addictive stimulant that can cause immediate, severe medical complications such as cardiac arrest and seizures.

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September 17, 2018

Unison Health Expands Substance Abuse Services in Wood County

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Earlier this year, Unison Health began providing a number of behavioral health services to Wood County. By bringing these services to our Bowling Green office, we are doing our part to help battle the opioid crisis that has affected virtually every corner of this region. 

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September 10, 2018

Detox without Distress

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People living with an opioid addiction know what it means to be dope sick — to suffer through the aches, pains, nausea and cravings that overtake the body when it can’t get its fix. The agony can last anywhere from one to three days, and it’s terrifying enough to send a person right back to using again. For decades, though, the only way to kick heroin and other opioids was to power through the excruciating symptoms of withdrawal until the body had gone through a complete detoxification.

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September 3, 2018

How Do You Know if You Are At Risk?

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Most people understand heroin is a highly addictive, very dangerous substance. But because they are available by prescription, people often forget that opioid-based pain medications share many of the same chemical characteristics as heroin. And just like their illegal chemical cousin, opioid-based pain medications are highly addictive — even when they are prescribed by a doctor.

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August 30, 2018

What to Expect with Detox

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Your body, your mind and your spirit are all telling you the same thing: It’s time.

It’s time to free yourself from drugs and alcohol. It’s time to get sober.

Even though you know you’re ready, though, it’s still scary. But if you know what to expect, you have a much better chance of taking the first steps toward getting the help you need.

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August 22, 2018

Opioid Misuse Prevention Day Is August 31

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You can help spread the word about opioid misuse in everyday life. The American Medical Association (AMA) has set aside Friday, August 31 as Opioid Misuse Prevention Day...

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