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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...

New death data leads New Orleans to promote addiction treatment

A report released last week by the New Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office shows there were more drug overdose deaths in New Orleans in 2016...

Study explains why female sex workers have poor drug rehab results

Street sex workers often have a difficult time getting the most out of drug rehab because of their inability to discuss the root causes...

The most important factors of relapse to drug abuse

A study published in the International Journal of High Risk Behaviors and Addiction, in November, identified and measured the most important factors linked to...

Diversity in social interactions boosts addiction recovery, new study finds

The Journal of Applied Social Psychology recently published a study that posed a question about addiction recovery: “Is it me or should my friends...

The most effective interventions to prevent adolescent drug abuse

A recent study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health looked at different substance abuse interventions for teenagers and determined which ones were the...

The impact of age and gender on the mental health of...

A recent study offered a glimpse into the impacts that age and gender have on the mental health of people struggling with drug addiction. Researchers...

Making physical exercise work in addiction treatment

Last month’s volume of the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment included a research that explored the benefit of physical exercise in addiction treatment. “Exercise has...

Opioid epidemic hackathon funds new approaches to addiction treatment and overdose...

The Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies (CAMTech) joined forces with the GE Foundation (General Electric’s philanthropic organization) in a hackathon that united more than...

Toronto man chronicles journey through drug addiction and recovery

Toronto resident Brian Paolino wonders how someone can be interested in a 35-year-old who “grew up biologically but not psychologically.” Paolino explained he thinks the...
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