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Pain Relief At A Heavy Price: The Effects Of Oxycodone

Effects Of Oxy

Oxycodone is a semi-synthetic opioid painkiller, most often prescribed by doctors to alleviate moderate to severe pain. It is a very effective narcotic commonly used after surgery or to treat other extremely painful injuries. One of the main characteristics of oxycodone is its highly addictive properties. Developed in 1916 by a group of German scientists, […]

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A Drug 50x Deadlier Than Heroin?

Fentanyl 50x More Dangerous Then Heroin

The dangers of opioid addiction have certainly gained more exposure recently with the deaths of celebrities like Prince, who was reported to be struggling with an addiction to opioid painkillers prior to his untimely death in April. It’s an unfortunate reality that opioid addiction has become an epidemic in the United States, and much of […]

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Why The Risk Of Opana Addiction Continues To Increase


Continued and updated from our original blog: Opana Taking Over For Oxycontin It has been nearly a decade since the powerful prescription painkiller Opana hit the market. Twice as strong as OxyContin, it continues to destroy the lives of abusers and their families. The Dangers Of Opana Also known as oxymorphone hydrochloride, Opana is two […]

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Will Congress’ Recent Efforts On How To Prevent Drug Abuse Have A Substantial Impact On The Addiction Treatment Field?

US Capitol Building Senate Side

On March 10, 2016, the U.S. Senate passed bipartisan legislation intended to combat the opioid addiction epidemic in the United States. This landmark legislation is known as the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA), and it is the largest congressional action to date intended to fight America’s ongoing abuse of and addiction to opioids. CARA […]

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Alcohol Awareness Month: Spread The Word & Help A Struggling Loved One

April is the official month dedicated to alcohol awareness. Initiated by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency (NCADD), Alcohol Awareness Month is focused on reducing the stigma of alcoholism and strengthening awareness of the risks of alcohol, as well as the opportunity for recovery. Understanding The Statistics Of Alcoholism Many people are surprised […]

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One Day At A Time – What Does It Really Mean?

Surrender, Let Go, Have Faith-Tips For Addiction Recovery

“Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That’s why they call it the present.” Maybe you’ve seen this ubiquitous slogan on a bumper sticker, or perhaps, you’ve heard it spoken at a meeting. But, what does “one day at a time” really mean? In the history of the universe, no […]

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5 Surprising Myths About Addiction

Surprising Myths About Addiction

When it comes to those suffering from addiction, there are many misconceptions. Unfortunately, these fallacies can lead to assumptions and preconceptions that prevent individuals from getting the help they need. It’s important for addicts as well as their loved ones or anyone who has been affected by addiction to understand more about it, including the […]

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Welcome To The Newly Redesigned Site – Stay Tuned For More Exciting News!

Newly Redesigned Addiction Treatment Site Pathways Recovery

At Pathways Recovery, we are proud to announce the launch of our newly redesigned website. With our focus on providing high quality detox and outpatient addiction rehab treatment, we knew we needed a professional-looking, highly-functional website that provided up-to-date information and resources in an understandable and informative format. We believe that the new website has […]

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Debunking Myths About Substance Abuse

Common Myths About Substance Abuse and Addiction Ever since Richard Nixon’s “war on drugs” started over 40 years ago and Nancy Reagan’s “Just Say No” campaign began in the 1980’s, addiction treatment professionals have been fighting an uphill battle against myths and stereotypes related to substance abuse and addiction treatment.  Considering that substance abuse and […]

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