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6 Steps to Take to Treat an Overdose

The Recovery VillageSubstance Abuse

If you care about people that are misusing drugs, the thought of them overdosing can be terrifying. Unfortunately, drug overdoses happen in this country daily, ... Read more
October 11th 2018
The Recovery Village
Substance Abuse

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Do You Need Gender-Specific Addiction Treatment?

The Recovery VillageThe Recovery Village

Substance use disorder does not discriminate between men and women, but it can affect each gender very differently. Men and women respond to addiction treatment ... Read more
October 9th 2018
The Recovery Village
The Recovery Village

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Red Ribbon Week: How You Can Combat Addiction

Matt GonzalesMental Health

During the 1980s, drug and alcohol use was a major public health concern. The crack epidemic and black tar heroin ravaged low-income communities across the ... Read more
October 9th 2018
Matt Gonzales
Mental Health

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Why Depression Screening Matters for You and Your Loved Ones

Camille RenzoniMental Health

National Depression Screening Day: October 11, 2018 A nation-wide initiative, National Depression Screening Day aims to connect people to in-person and online screening resources for ... Read more
October 2nd 2018
Camille Renzoni
Mental Health

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Study Reveals Gap in AUD Treatment Protocols

The Recovery VillageAlcohol Treatment

Nearly 88,000 deaths in the U.S. each year are associated with alcohol consumption. Although not all of these deaths involve a person with an alcohol ... Read more
October 1st 2018
The Recovery Village
Alcohol Treatment

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How Does Substance Misuse Lead to HIV?

The Recovery VillageAddiction

Drug and alcohol misuse can increase the risk of contracting HIV. When people misuse substances, they are more likely to make poor choices and do ... Read more
September 30th 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction

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Psychiatry Interns at Increased Risk for Substance Misuse, Study Finds

The Recovery VillageSubstance Abuse

About nine percent of the U.S. workforce misuses or abuses drugs or alcohol and qualifies as having a substance use disorder. While work and meeting ... Read more
September 29th 2018
The Recovery Village
Substance Abuse

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October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month: How to Get Involved

Jennifer KopfThe Recovery Village

During the month of October, the Domestic Violence Awareness Project along with a number of other organizations help bring awareness to domestic violence and offer ... Read more
September 27th 2018
Jennifer Kopf
The Recovery Village

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Brain Imaging Study Finds Alcohol and Cannabis Misuse Accelerate Aging

The Recovery VillageAlcohol Treatment

The long-term effects of substance misuse are still being revealed. While many believe that they are only harming themselves when misusing drugs or alcohol, even ... Read more
September 27th 2018
The Recovery Village
Alcohol Treatment