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New tool available to determine if patient may have problem with alcohol or drugs

Consumers and healthcare providers have a new online resource with a rich array of information about an alcohol and drug use screening and intervention service being implemented at primary care centers in Maryland.

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Tolerance extends active addiction to drugs and alcohol by years

Over 22 million drug and alcohol addicts in the United States

A study of adults seeking treatment for drugs and alcohol has concluded that tolerance by family and friends often increases the length of the active addiction by many years.