Day: October 4, 2019

therapist takes notes while talking to struggling male patient in an opioid addiction treatment center

Men’s Mental Health – There’s a Silent Killer Among Us

Stigma is Killing Men “Man Up”, “Why don’t you put your big boy pants on?”, “Don’t be such a pansy”, “Boys don’t cry”, “It’s just a scratch, rub some dirt on it”, “Stop acting like such a girl”… How many have you heard? Because we’ve heard them all.  One of the hardest things for men …

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Understanding Opiates Vs Opioids

People use the terms interchangeably. However, chemically, there’s a difference when talking about opiates vs opioids. What are these drugs? How do they affect you? Opiates vs Opioids Natural derivatives from the poppy plant are opiates. They include opium, codeine, and morphine. They’re narcotics that have pain-reducing properties. In contrast, opioids are manmade narcotics. They …

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