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How do health care professionals view dual diagnoses management?

A recent study revealed that most health care professionals perceive a low commitment among patients with dual diagnoses — a person who has a...

Pennsylvania awarded significant grants to aid in addiction recovery and prevention

The Health and Human Services Administration has announced that it will provide $485 million in grants to all 50 states to help combat the...

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...

More states look at implementing mandatory opioid abuse education

In 2014, 1.3 million adolescents, ages 12 to 17, had a substance use disorder, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration....

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...

Evidence-based curriculum curbs drug use among teens and their peers

A national curriculum designed to educate children aged 10 to 14 has shown to curb drug use for not only participants of the program...

Heroin addiction increases among Caucasians in the US

Heroin use and heroin-related disorders have substantially surged since 2001, especially among whites and undereducated, low-income males, according to new findings published last week...

Prescription opioid use in decline for high school seniors

Prescription opioid consumption is decreasing nationwide among high school seniors, a study revealed this month. The research, published in the journal Pediatrics, examined data from...

Senator hopes to help those in addiction treatment centers with Clean...

A senator from West Virginia introduced a bill in the U.S. Senate earlier this month that aims to aid people in addiction treatment centers....

Web-based addiction treatment shows promise in Japan

Japanese researchers examined a web-based addiction treatment program that aimed to counter cognitive behavioral relapse. The study, published in the Journal of Medical Internet...
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