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Social customs that can improve addiction recovery

Studies have shown several beneficial habits for individuals transitioning from substance use to sobriety: Peer support, meditation, and a healthy diet are some recommendations...

Opioid use disorder raises odds of death by ten times in...

A recent study found that individuals with opioid use disorders who received medical services in a university health system were 10 times more likely...

Drug rehab patients with ADHD use cocaine at an earlier age

Patients in drug rehab who have characteristics of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to start using cocaine and enter treatment at...

The promising world of relapse prevention techs

Mobile apps for telemedicine have become increasingly popular, enabling physicians to easily reach their patients. But now, more and more apps are focusing specifically...

Abstinence and social support crucial to improved quality of life after...

Maintaining abstinence and receiving social support after inpatient drug detox are key factors in improving the quality of life of an individual in recovery,...

ASAM hosts first Addiction Treatment Gap Awareness Week

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) announced last week that the first Addiction Treatment Gap Awareness Week is occurring from April 24th to...

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...
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