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Drs. Bisaga and Sullivan discuss changing approaches to heroin addiction
August 28, 2013


Death by Detoxification

Hardly a day passes when we do not hear reports from many different areas of the country about young people dying from overdoses of narcotics. The recent death of the actor Cory Monteith was a stark public reminder of this recurring tragedy. Many of these incidents are even more tragic since they happen not too long after discharge from a treatment program. These headlines are a wake-up call: What more can be done to save the lives of young people with drug addictions, especially those who come to us seeking help?...





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