Deadlier, Stronger Drug Linked to Heroin Hits Southwestern PA.
Now, stamp bags have been found labeled "overdose" and "suicide," according to Dr. Neil Capretto, medical director of Gateway Rehab.
There's a form of heroin in these stamp bags, according to Capretto, that the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs is warning the public about. The painkiller fentanyl is being branded as heroin. read more...
Bath Salts Study
The active ingredient in the synthetic drug known as bath salts could be more addictive than methamphetamine, a new study in rats suggests.read more...
"ARC Manor breaks ground for new building"
CLARION OFFICE IS MOVING
Our Clarion satellite office has moved from its former location. We are pleased to announce the relocation of the Clarion office to the address below:
30 Pinnacle Dr.
Clarion, PA 16214
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Two Medications Good First Option for Treating Alcoholism, Study Finds
An analysis of studies that evaluated two medications used to treat alcoholism concludes they are a good first option for people who want treatment but wish to avoid an inpatient program. read more...
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NEW RESOURCE: www.easyread.drugabuse.gov
This easy-to-read website talks about drug abuse, addiction, and treatment. It has pictures and videos to help readers understand the text. The website also can read each page out loud. The pages are easy to print out to share with people who do not have computers. Learn more about the features of this website at Tools and Resources.
This website does not show pictures of drugs or drug use. Such pictures can cause problems for people who are addicted to drugs. Seeing pictures of drugs can make a person feel strong urges to start using drugs again. If you need to find drug pictures, visit the Get Smart About Drugs website [External link] , which has a large photo collection.