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Opium dens may be a relic of centuries past, but modern prescription opiates are a large and growing part of contemporary drug abuse problems.

daaclogo 1Established in 1969, the Drug Abuse Alternative Center offers a range of education and treatment programs. Executive Director Michael Speilman lists the main ones.

Particularly for opiates, Speilman observes, substitution therapies remain a widely used method with good success rates.

ocycontin-abuse clip_image002Conquering addiction is never easy, but you might be surprised to learn that heroin is not the hardest drug to kick. And maybe even more surprised to hear what is.


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