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Ben Affleck Says He Has Been Taking Antidepressants Since Age 26

Ben Affleck is opening up further about his mental health. In the second part of an interview with Diane Sawyer for Good Morning America, which aired Friday, the 47-year-old actor and filmmaker reveals he has been taking antidepressants for more than 20 years. “I get depressed. I take antidepressants. They’re very helpful for me,” Affleck …

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Ohio county considering adding 2nd morgue to handle rising number of fentanyl overdoses

Ohio county considering adding 2nd morgue to handle rising number of fentanyl overdoses

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ohio — If overdose deaths don’t slow down in Franklin County, Ohio, a temporary morgue may be needed to store the bodies. The county has seen 23 overdose deaths from January 31 to February 7, Dr. Anahi Ortiz, the county’s coroner, said in a statement on her Facebook page. The next day, the county …

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What is Alcohol Withdrawal?

If you drink alcohol heavily for weeks, months, or years, you may have both mental and physical problems when you stop or seriously cut back on how much you drink. This is called alcohol withdrawal. Symptoms can range from mild to serious.If you drink only once in a while, it’s unlikely that you’ll have withdrawal …

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Outpatient Detox in Florida Kratom

Kratom is widely available in gas stations, despite experts’ warnings of addiction, risks

There’s not much solid data about how widespread the use of a psychoactive plant called kratom is in the U.S. But if what Dr. Marvin Seppala is seeing in addiction treatment centers all over the country is any indication, use of kratom isn’t just on the rise; it’s becoming normalized. “What we’re seeing is regular …

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What lies ahead after the Oklahoma opioid judgment?

Oklahoma’s $572 million judgment against Johnson & Johnson will likely be followed by more trials and legal settlements seeking to hold a drug company accountable for a U.S. opioid crisis that has ripped apart lives and communities. Monday’s ruling could help shape negotiations over roughly 1,500 similar lawsuits filed by state, local and tribal governments …

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Benzodiazepine Addiction: Symptoms and Signs

Benzodiazepines belong to the prescription sedative class of drugs. Although benzodiazepines have a calming effect, they are highly addictive, and a person who abuses them faces a host of symptoms. Some of the physical, psychological, and behavioral symptoms of benzodiazepine abuse include: Weakness Blurred vision Drowsiness Poor judgment or thinking Doctor shopping Asking friends, family, …

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4 dead, at least a dozen hospitalized after mass overdose in Georgia

The Georgia Department of Public Health said as of Wednesday morning, six more overdose cases possibly related to fake Percocet were reported. None of these cases have been confirmed as overdoses related to the street drugs. The Georgia Department of Public Health said as of Wednesday morning, six more overdose cases possibly related to fake …

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Five more heroin overdoses in Delray brings October total to 88

DELRAY BEACH — The surge in heroin overdoses throughout the city in October continued Halloween weekend with five overdoses, bringing the monthly total to 88. That number tops the previous record high by 22 overdoses. [su_button url=”http://spbc.blog.palmbeachpost.com/2016/11/02/five-more-heroin-overdoses-in-delray-brings-october-total-to-88/” target=”blank” background=”#3A6E93″]READ MORE[/su_button]   For more information contact Vivitrol provider Dr. Steven Scanlan Palm Beach Outpatient Detox 7251 …

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These Look Like a Popular Painkiller. 14 Who Took Them Are Dead

Illicitly bought prescription drugs have killed more than a dozen people in California who were expecting something much weaker. A CDC report released Tuesday warns that hospitals in the Bay Area have recently treated at least seven patients who overdosed after taking what they thought was Norco, a medium-strength opioid painkiller. The pills actually contained …

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