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Exploring Medicaid's Role in Substance Abuse Treatment

Exploring Medicaid’s Role in Substance Abuse Treatment

Eric BushSubstance Abuse

In 2015, almost 3 million Americans were addicted to opioids, including both prescription medications and street drugs like heroin.
June 26th 2017
Eric Bush
Substance Abuse

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Pills Were My Addiction, But Recovery Means I Abstain From Alcohol Too

Lara FrazierAddiction, Recovery

I sit in his office. It is the first time I am willing to be honest, about anything. About all of it.
June 25th 2017
Lara Frazier
Addiction, Recovery

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The Meditative Power of Cycling

Olivia PennelleThe Recovery Village

Cycling as meditation? You ask. What? Are you crazy?! Well, I am a little bonkers—in a good way!—but cycling really does have meditative powers for me.
June 24th 2017
Olivia Pennelle
The Recovery Village

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What is the Harm Reduction Approach to Substance Abuse Treatment?

Eric BushRehab, Substance Abuse

Complete abstinence from addictive substances has been a key component of substance abuse treatment in the United States for a long time.
June 23rd 2017
Eric Bush
Rehab, Substance Abuse

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5 Reasons Cocaine is Deceptively Addictive

5 Reasons Cocaine is Deceptively Addictive

Carly BensonAddiction, Recovery

No one really ever begins using cocaine with the idea in mind that they will one day be addicted to it.
June 23rd 2017
Carly Benson
Addiction, Recovery

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My First Refuge Recovery Meeting

My First Refuge Recovery Meeting

The Recovery VillageCo-occurring Disorders, Recovery

I walked through the doors of The Alano Club in Portland full of curiosity and hungry for something more for my recovery.
June 22nd 2017
The Recovery Village
Co-occurring Disorders, Recovery

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Carrie Fisher’s Life Still Inspires, Despite News of Continued Drug Use

Megan HullPublic Figures

Six months after the world mourned Carrie Fisher’s tragic passing, the Los Angeles County coroner’s office released additional information about the death of the 60-year-old actress, advocate and author.
June 22nd 2017
Megan Hull
Public Figures

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5 Summer Mocktails That Are Better Than the Original

Camille RenzoniSober Living

In celebration of sober summers, and in honor of National Mocktail Day*, we picked our top five mocktail recipes that are so good you won’t even miss the liquor.
June 21st 2017
Camille Renzoni
Sober Living

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How To Party Sober in 5 Easy Steps

Kelly FitzgeraldRecovery

There’s a popular misconception about sobriety that when we stop drinking the party is over. And although to some extent this is true, you can still have fun in sobriety
June 21st 2017
Kelly Fitzgerald
Recovery