Designer Drugs and their risks

What are designer drugs? Learn more in the post below.

*If you or someone you know is suffering from substance abuse, help is always available. Visit or call the SAMHSA National Helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357)



Myth vs. Fact: If you relapse, you have to start all over.

Substance abuse myth: if you relapse, you go back to square one.
FACT: relapse is normal and even expected in substance abuse recovery. If you experience a relapse, talk to a trusted mentor or professional to help get you back on track.

SAMHSA National Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

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Myth Vs. Fact: Rehab is only for rich people.

Substance Abuse MYTH: only rich people can afford rehab.

FACT: While rehab can be expensive, many insurance plans can cover at least part of treatment. People under a certain level of income may qualify to attend some rehab centers through Medicaid. Some centers also offer financial aid or payment plans. Employers or family members may also lend a hand.


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International Overdose Awareness Day

Today is International Overdose Awareness Day, an opportunity to remember those who lost their lives from a drug overdose. In 2021 in Minnesota, there were:

– 924 all opioid-involved deaths

– 834 synthetic opioid-involved deaths (fentanyl and fentanyl analogs)

– 454 psychostimulant-involved (e.g. methamphetamine) deaths

– 154 other opioids and methadone deaths (commonly prescribed opioids)

Governor Tim Walz also released a proclamation recognizing the impact of overdose deaths on people across Minnesota.

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