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Addiction and Variable Treatment Needs

To varying degrees of severity, the problems associated with addiction worsen over time and can manifest into long-term and significant physical, psychological, and social needs. The Institute of Medicine (US) states that; Regardless of the nature of their conditions, what all people with M/SU (mental/substance use) problems and illnesses have in common is the hope …

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Since When is the War on Drugs Really a War on People?

As of the 1970s, the war on drugs has made little to no progress in terms of reducing access to available drug supplies or reducing drug abuse in general. Changing drug laws and harsh penalties have only worked to exacerbate the problem with nearly 50 percent of inmates in state and federal prisons serving time …

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