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The Opioid Epidemic: Who Is Responsible?

Across the United States today, nearly every adult has been touched in some way by the opioid epidemic. It is safe to say that almost everyone knows someone- whether it is a friend, family member, loved one, or acquaintance- who has struggled with addiction to opioids or even lost their lives to overdose. Many people…

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Insomnia and Addiction

Addictive Tendencies Chronic insomnia and other sleep problems may be a pathway by which problematic substance use develops in individuals predisposed to addiction. Drugs of all kinds are abused by people with addictive tendencies—from NyQuil to benzodiazapines, to alcohol, to opiates. Those with insomnia and other sleep disturbances may use drugs and alcohol to self-medicate, but…