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How beneficial is religious faith in addiction recovery?

The roles of faith and religion vary when it comes to addiction and treatment practices — according to research from the U.S. National Library...

Painkiller misuse is nearly doubled among the uninsured

Lack of access to health insurance coverage virtually doubles the odds of painkiller misuse, according to the latest edition of the Behavioral Health Barometer...

The link between cocaine addiction and vascular disease

Most people are aware of the dangers linked to heart diseases, but blockages of accumulated plaques or cholesterol can actually impact more than the...

Approaching addiction with responsibility but not blame

Can people accept responsibility but not blame for their actions? A new framework suggests that it’s possible, at least when it comes to drug...

Borderline personality disorder and addiction: an impulsive link

Substance use disorder (SUD) and borderline personality disorder (BPD) are normally associated with impulsive behaviors. Naturally, when both conditions meet, impulsivity is often one...

Attorney general calls for harsher sentences on drug offenses despite conflicts

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has given an order to prosecutors stating they should seek the full charges in each criminal offense, reversing key Obama...

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...

Meth-based drug ‘yaba’ spreads from Southeast Asia into the rest of...

While the dying Southeast Asian opium production has been rekindled, Laos and Myanmar have moved on to producing yaba and exporting the product to...

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...

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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