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Opioid Awareness Month

Opioid Awareness Month RESOLUTION A resolution supporting the goals of ending opioid abuse, advancing utilization of drug-free chiropractic care, and designating September 2017 as Drug-Free Pain Management Month. Whereas, prescription opioid use and abuse leading to addiction and catastrophic outcomes has become a national crisis; Whereas the leading cause of injury death in the United States is drug overdose, and a majority of the deaths from drug overdose deaths involved an opioid; Whereas from 1999 to 2014, more...

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7 Signs of Opioid Addiction

7 Signs of Opioid Addiction Seven Signs and Symptoms: Opioid Prescription Danger.  When a physician prescribes an opioid — such as oxycodone (OxyContin, Roxicodone) and those containing hydrocodone (Vicodin, Lortab, Norco) — to help you or a loved one to manage nagging back pain, the last thing on your mind is that the drug is addictive and may lead to dependency, drug abuse, or even death. Think Again. Addiction can happen quickly — within a few weeks — and depends upon the...

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Opioids – F4CP Exit Plan

Opioids – F4CP Exit Plan F4CP (Foundation for Chiropractic Progress) is closely involved with chiropractors such a Dr. Dave, looking for ways and making recommendations for raising public awareness of the benefits of chiropractic care. The foundation has completed a followup study, which resulted in some recommendations that will be used to raise public awareness about an opioid exit plan.  Here is some information about their process and recommendations: INTRODUCTION It is by well known that there is a continuing and...

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