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Drug Overdose Facts
Cellulitis and collapsed veins are likely to develop as opiate users hunt for different injection sites around their bodies.
During 2010, the average age at first time non-medical use of the prescription opioid OxyContin was 22.8 years old among individuals aged 12 to 49.
A characteristic of heroin use is a half-conscious state known as "nodding."
An observer of a drug overdose incident should try to remain calm, and attempt to get a response from the person by squeezing their arm and calling their name.
Drug detox is considered the first step of treatment and the preliminary step to drug rehab because, designed to manage the acute and potentially dangerous effects of sudden cessation of drug use.
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World News Alarming Rise In Drug Abuse Cases
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Drug Overdose Deaths Soaring
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Oxycontin User Guilty Of Murder
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Man Sentenced In Overdose Death Of Teenage Stripper
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