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Opioid Treatment Services

By: Kim Fielding-Payne Staff Writer, Beaches Recovery Services, LLC Challenges and Opioid Treatment Services Each day more and more Americans fall victim to opioid abuse. Whether they become addicted to pain pills after a serious injury or by experimenting with heroin, opioid abuse has grown into a serious public health issue. As the addiction takes…

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Oxycontin vs Oxycodone: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to recreational drug use, opiate-based drugs like heroin, Oxycontin and other oxycodone-based painkillers can be dangerous. Let’s analyze Oxycontin vs oxycodone. Oxycontin vs Oxycodone Oxycodone is an opiate compound. In its purist form, oxycodone forms Oxycontin. If oxycodone is mixed with some type of analgesic like ibuprofen, acetaminophen or aspirin, it creates other…