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NCPIE Educates Consumers about the Dangers of Mixing Meds and Alcohol

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The National Council on Patient Information and Education (NCPIE) is an organization that promotes safe medication use. Each October for the past 32 years, NCPIE ... Read more
November 16th 2017
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Substance Abuse

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Anesthesiologists Re-Thinking Opioid Use for General Anesthesia

The Recovery VillageAddiction

Opioids have been widely accepted not only as prescriptions for pain but also for use as an anesthetic for surgery. Unfortunately, opioids have become so ... Read more
November 14th 2017
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Addiction

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Bariatric Patients Found to Be at Greater Risk for Alcoholism

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When a person meets the stringent criteria related to morbid obesity, he or she may elect to undergo bariatric surgery. While this radical approach to ... Read more
November 12th 2017
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Rehab

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Does a Sugary Diet Increase Your Chances of Opioid Addiction?

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Now that opioid addiction has reached epidemic levels in this country, researchers are attempting to learn as much as possible about the disease and its ... Read more
November 11th 2017
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Addiction

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Is Your Dentist Contributing to the Opioid Crisis?

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American society is finally coming around to the fact that deadly opioid misuse is not something that is only experienced by hardened, down-and-out people without ... Read more
November 9th 2017
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Substance Abuse

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4 Hobbies I Discovered in Recovery

The Recovery VillageRecovery, Sober Living

Have you ever considered how much time it takes to maintain an active substance dependence?
November 6th 2017
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Recovery, Sober Living

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Why Long-Term Use of Prescription Opioids Leads to Addiction for Many

The Recovery VillageAddiction

A recent study published in the journal Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug Safety (PDS) examined trends in prescription opioid use in the United States from 1999 through ... Read more
November 5th 2017
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Addiction

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Drugs, Crime, and Violence: Exploring the Connections

The Recovery VillageSubstance Abuse

No one is surprised by the complex interconnections among drugs, alcohol, violence, and criminal behavior. Statistics repeatedly bear out the strong association between substance abuse ... Read more
November 4th 2017
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Substance Abuse

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Taking Responsibility for My Recovery

The Recovery VillageAddiction / Recovery Stories, Recovery

As an accomplished motivational speaker, radio personality and substance abuse advocate, Johnny Emerson Joy has spent his time in recovery lifting others up and sharing his own struggles with addiction.
November 2nd 2017
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Addiction / Recovery Stories, Recovery

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How to Tell Your Kids about Your Addiction

The Recovery VillageAddiction

When you suffer from an addiction disorder, you face a series of challenges. Not only do you need to take the steps necessary to face ... Read more
November 1st 2017
The Recovery Village
Addiction