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Where to Find an Opioid Recovery Center in Boulder

Tens of millions of people in the US abuse opioids every year, with a few million developing tolerance and dependence on the drugs. Few of those who develop an addiction go to rehab, but many people choose to self-medicate. Those who try to stop without expert help experience relapse because of the overwhelming withdrawal symptoms.…

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The Current Opioid Crisis: What You Need to Know

The opioid crisis has reached new heights in the U.S. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), 128 people die per day as a result of overdosing on opioids. Opioid addiction treatment centers in Colorado continue to see more patients as addiction rates soar.  Opioid use disorder (OUD) includes addictions to prescription pain medication, fentanyl, heroin,…

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Opioid Epidemic Statistics

The latest opioid epidemic statistics are staggering. Although knowledge and public awareness of the dangers of opioids continue to grow, so does the epidemic. Pharmaceutical companies, medical professionals, developers, advertisers, retailers, and users continue to fuel the epidemic by producing, marketing, and consuming more opioids each day. As a result, getting treatment at an opioid…