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substance use in the african american community

Substance Use in the African American Community

As with all people groups, African Americans can experience substance use disorders and can receive treatment to help overcome addiction. However, there are some cultural factors we should understand that lead to differences in substance use disorder between racial groups. Finally, we should celebrate the dedicated professionals who are making great strides in furthering research and…

Can Trazodone Be Abused?

Addiction is a heartbreaking disease, especially when you’re addicted to a substance that’s supposed to support your health and wellbeing. Trazadone is a medication that helps people struggling with depression or difficulties sleeping. Unfortunately, prescription trazodone can be abused. Some people take advantage of the drug’s calming properties for recreational use. Other people don’t follow…