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Painkiller Addiction Effects and Dangers

11 Jul 18

In 2017, one in 11 patients in the United Kingdom were prescribed potentially addictive drugs as a painkiller following a serious injury or operation. The United States in such an opiate crisis, the president needed to address it in a press conference. So how does this happen, and what are painkiller addiction long term effects?

02 Jul 18

Port of Call provides our blog readers with monthly updates on recovery stories and addiction news. The June edition of our Recovery Recap, like the others before it, is shared to lift the stigma surrounding addiction and to help inspire anyone who needs help.

04 Jun 18

Regular readers of the Port of Call blog will be aware of our Recovery Recaps, with May the third instalment as we continue to try and lift the stigma surrounding addiction.

02 May 18

In the second article in our series of Recovery Recap blogs, we look at some of the stories surrounding addiction, relapse and recovery that have been in the news recently.

From celebrity recovery stories, support in the sporting world and breaking addiction news, Port of Call hope to help readers to better understand what is an increasingly important subject.

09 Apr 18

There’s been some highlights and lowlights over the past several weeks, with news about addiction, relapse and recovery receiving national attention. Port of Call presents our first in a series of articles that revisits those stories, in the hopes that we remove the stigma of addiction in today’s society.

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