Heroin and Fentanyl

The Deadly Combination of Heroin and Fentanyl

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About four years ago there was a sudden surge in overdose deaths, at the time attributed to heroin. It wasn’t clear why the drastic uptick in heroin overdoses were happening at first. Eventually, the answer came: Fentanyl. Fentanyl is a synthetic…
Effects of Drug Use and Mental Health

Effects of Drug Use and Mental Health

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The connection between drug use and mental health disorders is a powerful one.  Drug and alcohol addiction is itself included in the list of mental health disorders as defined in the DSM-5.  The presence of a co-occurring mental health disorder,…