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Overcoming the Odds, With Hopes to Change the Future

on Wednesday, 09 May 2012.

Overcoming Addiction

Tunette Powell grew up surrounded by addiction, where her father's addiction to crack cocaine shaped her life in many ways. She is now graduating college. She won a national speech award for a speech about criminalization of addiction and how it affected her life. She hopes to become a motivational speaker, to help youth in a similar position to the one she once inhabited.

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  • Treating Chronic Pain In Opioid Addicted Patients

    Opioid addiction is one of the fastest growing diseases in the country. Each year, thousands of people face addiction to prescription painkillers or heroin, which is made from the same substance as painkillers like vicodin. Opiates are a highly addictive drug that also carry with them serious risks for overdose and other severe health issues.

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