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coronavirus and addiction leads to higher risks of complications

COVID-19 and Addiction: Potential Higher Risks

As if the Coronavirus isn't already worrisome enough, researchers suggest a higher vulnerability for drug users. Those who struggle with addiction may be at higher risk for complications and death upon contracting the virus. COVID-19 and addiction…
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Adapting Your Recovery During Coronavirus Quarantine

Another aspect of the coronavirus outbreak is an indefinite period of self-quarantine. The Arizona government has enacted a stay-at-home order and advised all non-essential personnel to stay home and work remotely if possible. You shouldn’t…
State of Arizona Placed on Stay at Home Order

Arizona Stay-at-home Order and Addiction Treatment

Governor Ducey issued a stay-at-home order for the state of Arizona. Ducey made this decision based on clear empirical evidence that social distancing is the most effective way to combat the spread of COVID-19. But what does that mean for those…
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Coronavirus Impact on Addiction

  COVID-19 otherwise known as the Coronavirus began its spread at a seafood market in Wuhan, China.  It has now arrived to spread in the United States, with the CDC reporting 4,226 confirmed positive patients in the country. The death…
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Complications of Meth and Heroin Use in Treatment

  Almost 22 people out of every 100,000 died of a drug overdose in 2017, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s 22 too many, especially considering that addiction is a manageable disease. However, a University…
Construction Workers and Substance Abuse