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Why Vaping Is Dangerous For Teens

Teens are known for taking risks. The latest one: vaping, or the use of electronic cigarettes. And although teens might think it’s no big deal, vaping can seriously impact their health. This dangerous new trend is quickly hooking the next generation on nicotine. E-cigarettes – also called e-cigs, Juuls and vape pens – are battery-powered

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Opioid Prescription Rates Higher in Rural Counties

Patients in rural areas are more likely to get an opioid prescription, a new analysis shows. Read the full article: https://www.usnews.com/news/healthiest-communities/articles/2019-01-17/opioid-prescription-rates-higher-in-rural-counties?src=usn_fb&fbclid=IwAR2_URkq_WOqy3Azou4e-WeAr6YIFCmFYYZ4ORr-8mGjg5rdBybF5gXLVOQ

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Recovery Houses Set to Open

The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration’s Division of Mental Health and Addiction has contracted with Oxford House to develop and open 42 recovery houses over the two-year State Opioid Response (SOR) grant cycle (21 in each funding year) from 2018-2020. These are in addition to any recovery houses certified by the Indiana National Alliance

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National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week 2019

This year the National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW) will be January 22-27, 2019. Every year the NDAFW brings teens and scientific experts together to discuss the scientific facts about drugs, as well as their potential health effects on teen bodies and brains. Events are held throughout the country, with registrants getting free science

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Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Baby: Opioids in Pregnancy

New fact sheets offer providers guidance on care for pregnant mothers with OUD. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has released a series of Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Baby: Opioids in Pregnancy fact sheets. These four new fact sheets emphasize the importance of continuing a mother’s treatment throughout her pregnancy and can be distributed

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