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HIV Patients Rarely Monitored for Opioid Abuse and Addiction, Study Finds

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This nation's opioid epidemic does not discriminate. A majority of people who become addicted to opioids first became exposed to the drugs because of a ... Read more
August 7th 2018
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Drug Testing in the Workplace: A Go or a No?

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A common misconception among people that use and abuse substances is that they are not harming anyone other than themselves. This is far from the ... Read more
August 6th 2018
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It’s Official: WHO Classifies Gaming Addiction as a Disease

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When a person is unable to stop playing video games, there can be serious consequences. While the American Psychiatric Association has stopped short of classifying ... Read more
July 26th 2018
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Robin Williams’ Personal Struggles Examined in New Documentary

Matt GonzalesThe Recovery Village

During his career, Robin Williams wore many hats. As a stand-up comedian, he was an eccentric performer who was quirky yet affable. As an actor, ... Read more
July 26th 2018
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Tough Losses and Crucial Mistakes: The Vulnerability of Athletes

Devin GoldenThe Recovery Village

The situation is clear: You are a professional athlete, and it’s the biggest moment in the biggest game of the season. Thousands of people are ... Read more
July 25th 2018
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Are You Overlooking a Good Way to Get Addiction Treatment?

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Most people who have a substance use disorder manage to still hold down a job, at least for a time. According to the National Safety ... Read more
July 25th 2018
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How Clinical and Recreational Therapy Work Together

Jennifer KopfThe Recovery Village

A quick Google search of “drug rehabilitation” brings up pages and pages of search results, but how does someone struggling with a substance use disorder ... Read more
July 25th 2018
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Demi Lovato in Stable Condition After Experiencing a Drug Overdose

Matt GonzalesThe Recovery Village

Demi Lovato in Stable Condition After Experiencing a Drug Overdose Last Updated: 7/25/2018 — 9:18 a.m.   Update: A representative for Demi Lovato released a ... Read more
July 24th 2018
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10 Questions to Ask a Treatment Center Before You Enroll

Jennifer KopfThe Recovery Village

Making the decision to choose a treatment center for a substance addiction or mental health disorders can be a tough and important step in the ... Read more
July 24th 2018
Jennifer Kopf
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