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New research finds brain systems that can help curb cocaine abuse

A new study suggests a possible approach to treating cocaine abuse and preventing relapse by curbing physical and emotional cravings in the brain. The research...

Naloxone distribution with clean syringe programs saves lives of opioid users

Safe and clean syringe service programs that distribute the opioid antagonist naloxone can help save lives if combined with cost effective pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)...

New data supports use of muscle relaxant to treat alcoholism

French health care authorities gathered at a Paris conference on March 17 to announce that two clinical studies had been finalized, and their results...

Young adults struggle with barriers to addiction treatment access

Young adults struggling with nonmedical prescription opioid substance use disorders face several barriers to addiction treatment access including patient-level barriers, provider-level barriers, health care...

Pennsylvania to adopt ASAM guidelines for addiction treatment

Pennsylvania is the newest state planning to adopt Criteria, a tool developed by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) that defines a single...

Drug rehab recovery more successful if completed for 30 days or...

Patients in drug rehab recovery are more likely to succeed when they are in treatment for more than 30 days, according to a new...

GOP bill would cut Medicaid for substance abuse treatment

It’s been 10 days since House Republicans introduced the American Health Care Act (AHCA), a bill that looks to repeal and replace the Affordable...

5K in Delaware raises $150,000 to fight drug addiction

On March 4, more than 2,000 people came together in Delaware to participate in the fourth annual atTAcK addiction 5K rally, a fundraiser organized...

Filipino drug rehabs receive funding from private sector

President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines has been waging a war on drug traffickers since he assumed office, but only a few attempts were...

The value of control and support in addiction recovery groups

Peer recovery group meetings are widely popular among recovering addicts and can be powerful tools in the road to sobriety for various reasons. However,...
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