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Addicts Rise Up to Promote Awareness of Region's Heroin Problem

Addicts rise up to promote awareness of region's heroin problem
Former addicts tell their story to Oshkosh high sc…: Douglas Darby and Anthony Alvarado, two former drug addicts and co-founders of Rise Together, spoke to an Oshkosh North High School class about the impact addiction had on their lives and …
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RETURN FROM THE DEAD: Heroin addict regains consciousness from
An amazing video showing a North Carolina female heroin addict on death's door regaining consciousness after she's given a dose of a new life-saving drug is now being used by the drug's advocates. The advocates say that the drug, called Naloxone, …
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The Media Needs to Stop Stigmatizing Our Best Weapon Against…
Buprenorphine—bupe for short—has proven so successful at allowing opiate addicts to feel normal and go about their lives that advocates hail it as something of a wonder drug. And the benefits multiply—less painkiller and heroin abuse means less HIV …
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