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Recent hurricanes push addiction to the forefront

Of the many considerations taken into account when planning for the recent natural disasters, the wellbeing of those struggling with a substance addiction presents...

Trump acknowledges National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month

September 2017 is officially National Alcohol and Drug Recovery Month, according to a proclamation by President Donald Trump. The proclamation, which was posted on the...

National Recovery Month aims to empower families and communities

September is National Recovery Month, an initiative sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to boost awareness and celebrate the...

SAMHSA: Opioid misuse in older adults on the rise

About 9.5 million adults participated in opioid misuse in the past year in 2014, according to a recent government report. The CBHSQ Report — prepared...

Alabama governor updates opioid addiction council

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey is taking a strong step toward overcoming opioid addiction and misuse in the state by establishing a council to study...

Lack of belief in free will may undermine addiction treatment

A popular view among ordinary people is that individuals with drug addiction do not have the ability to choose between different courses of action....

Research reveals vulnerable opioid addiction treatment system

A new study has revealed that a tiny proportion of doctors are responsible for handing out the majority of treatment drugs to those battling...

Oral opioid addiction treatments may not be working, study reveals

A Spanish study found that no current oral opioid addiction treatments can claim to be fully effective at treating addiction. The research, published in the...

Opioid overprescribing continues at high rates for the vulnerable

Growing evidence indicates that doctors are still overprescribing drugs at dangerous rates to people with a high risk of substance use disorder, a new...

Chicago mayor announces expansion of opioid addiction treatment

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has announced plans to increase efforts to overcome the opioid epidemic and increase access to addiction treatment. The city will...
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