drug use during pregnancy

Drug Use During Pregnancy Statistics

Drug Use During Pregnancy

Approximately half of all pregnancies in the United States occur without planning. Even if a woman is trying to become pregnant, she likely won’t know about the pregnancy until she is four to six weeks along. Approximately 40 percent of women use substances, such as alcohol, opiates and/or marijuana, and are unable to quit using them even after finding out they are pregnant. What are the implications of drug use during pregnancy? 

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Oxycodone addiction

How to Avoid Oxycodone Addiction (50% All Users Become Dependent)

Want to break free of Oxycodone addiction?

Oxycodone is a type of opioid pain medication that mimics drugs, such as heroin and morphine. Oxycodone is a controlled substance that is effective at relieving pain, but highly addictive. In fact, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) states that approximately 50 percent of all individuals who take Oxycodone for a consecutive period of three months will still be taking it five years later.

For individuals trying to free themselves from the grip of this medication, this is quite a grim outlook. However, you don’t have to be a statistic.

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fentanyl

Heroin Cut With Fentanyl: It Will Kill You

Fentanyl Deaths – News Headlines 2017:

If you or someone you love is currently addicted to heroin, you have likely heard of Fentanyl.
It’s not a new drug, but at 100 times more potent than morphine and the ability to use it to “cut into” heroin to give it an “extra boost” (according to a dealer who was interviewed for a Fentanyl documentary) it is linked to thousands of heroin related deaths.

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