Fentanyl Identification

Fentanyl Identification

Fentanyl only comes in two types, pharmaceutical fentanyl, and illicitly manufactured fentanyl. Both of which are termed synthetic opioids. The kind of fentanyl that is prescribed by doctors to treat patients with excruciating pain, like those who have been in a car...
Fentanyl Overdose

Fentanyl Overdose

The Truth About Fentanyl: What Is It? The first step in being able to help yourself or those that you love during a fentanyl overdose is to know what fentanyl is and what a fentanyl overdose looks like. Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is lab created and is among...
Fentanyl Side Effects

Fentanyl Side Effects

Fentanyl use has been described as an epidemic in the United States. 70 percent of overdose deaths in 2019 involved fentanyl. New Hampshire is not immune to the effects of this substance, with 91 percent of overdoses occurring in our state involve fentanyl. Fentanyl...
Signs of Fentanyl Addiction

Signs of Fentanyl Addiction

In May of 2022, New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu issued a warning about the dangers of fentanyl for New Hampshire residents. He shared that fentanyl-related overdoses continue to increase in The Granite State. Understanding the signs of fentanyl use disorder can...
Fentanyl Withdrawals

Fentanyl Withdrawals

In New Hampshire, Fentanyl is involved in 80% of overdoses. You may wonder, “If fentanyl use is so dangerous, why don’t people just quit?” Unfortunately, it is difficult and sometimes dangerous to end fentanyl use. Withdrawal symptoms, or symptoms that result from...
Alcohol Overdose

Alcohol Overdose

An alcohol overdose, also called alcohol poisoning, is the result of a person consuming too much alcohol in a short amount of time. If you or someone you know has ever consumed enough alcohol that they vomited or passed out, they were suffering from some form of...
Stages Of Alcoholism

Stages Of Alcoholism

No one sets out to become an alcoholic. It is a problem that can take anywhere from months to several years to develop, thanks to a wide variety of factors, such as medical conditions and the amount of alcohol regularly consumed. Alcoholism is described as a...
Alcoholism Side Effects

Alcoholism Side Effects

When alcohol is consumed, it enters the stomach where 25% is immediately absorbed into the bloodstream. The rest of the alcohol begins to be broken down in the liver. Once alcohol has entered your bloodstream, it remains in your body until it is processed. About 90-98...
Signs of Alcoholism

Signs of Alcoholism

What does alcoholism look like? Does it look like a disheveled businessman hunched over the end of a dive-bar at the end of every work day? Perhaps alcoholism looks like a homeless woman, sitting beside a busy intersection with a bottle in hand. Or maybe like a...
Outpatient Alcohol Treatment

Outpatient Alcohol Treatment

One of the first steps to dealing with your alcohol use disorder, or AUD, is finding treatment that works for you. If you think or know you are struggling with AUD, then doing research like this is a great first step to owning your recovery. You are in the right...
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