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Treatment

Treatment is different for everyone. Here are some decisive articles to get you started.

Treating Women In Recovery
9 months ago

Treating Women In Recovery

Increasing studies on gender and addiction call for gender-responsive treatment. In the past year, 1 in 3 women have reported past illicit drug use. One reason that largely compensates for …
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What to Do Your First Week out of Rehab
9 months ago

What to Do Your First Week out of Rehab

Leaving rehab can often be overwhelming. It’s difficult to know the best methods to maintain your recovery. Here is how we think you should take on the first week to …
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Why Is Addiction Still on the Rise?
9 months ago

Why Is Addiction Still on the Rise?

The number drug overdoses have been dangerously increasing. In 2008, drug overdoses became the number one cause of accidental death in the U.S. In 2014, drug overdoses are responsible for …
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Video: Opioid Addiction and Treatment
9 months ago

Video: Opioid Addiction and Treatment

The fourth and last video in this series on opioids focuses on opioid addiction and treatment. First, there is a distinction to be made between dependence and addiction. Dependence is …
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Video: America’s Epidemic of Opioid Abuse
9 months ago

Video: America’s Epidemic of Opioid Abuse

The third video in this series of four draw attention to America’s epidemic of opioid abuse. While opioids work to alleviate pain, what else are they responsible for? About 1/3 of …
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This Podcast on Addiction Really Hits Home
11 months ago

This Podcast on Addiction Really Hits Home

A new episode of Radiolab takes a sober look at the throbbing, aching, craving desire states that return us (again and again) to the object of our addictions… and discuss some available …
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10 Myths About Addiction
11 months ago

10 Myths About Addiction

Do drugs really “fry” your brain? Once an addict, always an addict? Is 12-step the only way? Do you really have to hit “rock bottom” before seeking help? You might be surprised …
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Am I a Functioning Alcoholic?
12 months ago

Am I a Functioning Alcoholic?

More than 30 percent of American adults have abused alcohol or suffered from alcoholism at some point in their lives, and few have received treatment, according to the National Institute of …
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10 Ways to Keep Your Drinking in Check
1 year ago

10 Ways to Keep Your Drinking in Check

Millions of Americans engage in risky drinking behaviors that jeopardize their health, relationships, productivity, and general well-being. Nationwide, nearly one in 13 people over the age of 12 has a drinking …
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How You Can Help Someone Who Is Addicted
1 year ago

How You Can Help Someone Who Is Addicted

What’s the worst nightmare for family+friends of people with drug addictions?  It’s watching the downward spiral, the medical crisis and maybe even the death of an addict that they couldn’t save. …
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