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Opioid Addiction: What Is It and Why Is It Prevalent Today

Opioids. A word all too common to today’s society. Since the late 1990s, the number of opioid-related deaths has increased dramatically, having taken the lives of nearly 64,000 Americans each year.

The opioid epidemic is considered to be the deadliest crisis in United States history and overdoses have also become the leading cause-of-death in people under the

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FREE AURICULAR ACUPUNCTURE CLINICS

Tuesday Feb 26, Monday Mar 5, and Tuesday Mar 7 . 2:00PM

 

REACH, 824 West Main Street Radford, VA

 

Come receive free acupuncture as part of a NADA (National Acupuncture Detox Association) training for Mental Health and Medical professionals.

Open to everyone

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Acupuncture for Addiction

Addiction is defined as the compulsive physiological need for and use of a habit-forming substance, which means addiction can come in a lot of different forms.  People can be addicted to illicit drugs like heroin just as easily as they can be addicted to sugar. But for the purpose of this article, let’s stick to illicit drugs and alcohol.

According

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