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Examining the Potential of Brain Stimulation for Addiction Treatment

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Addiction treatment models have many things in common, but treatment ultimately must be personalized to the individual with a substance abuse disorder to be effective. ... Read more
September 16th 2017
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Collaborative Care Models Prove Beneficial for Addiction Treatment

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Seeking addiction treatment can feel overwhelming. We know the struggle, which is why we're uniquely qualified to help. Your call is confidential, and there's no ... Read more
September 15th 2017
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Reality Check: Calculating the Personal Cost of Addiction

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Drug abuse is dangerous and potentially deadly, but it is a huge financial drain as well. The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) estimates that ... Read more
September 14th 2017
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HBOT Eyed as Potential Addiction Treatment

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The unprecedented increase in the prevalence of substance abuse disorders in recent years has made it increasingly clear that much of what was known about ... Read more
September 12th 2017
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Reducing the Stigma of Addiction

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The word “stigma” comes from a Greek word that designates a physical mark made by a pointed instrument, such as a brand or a tattoo. ... Read more
August 23rd 2017
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Exploring the Link between Chronic Pain and Alcohol Abuse

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The use of alcohol to address acute pain has a long history. Watch a couple of old Westerns on television and you are bound to ... Read more
August 22nd 2017
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One Great Reason to Go to Rehab When You Don’t Want To

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It is pretty simple to come up with a long list of "reasons" why you cannot, will not, or should not go to rehab. Few people truly want to go to rehab.
August 21st 2017
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The Addiction That Costs More Than a New Car

The Addiction That Costs More Than a New Car

Renee DeveneyAddiction, Financial, Health and Medical, Research and Surveys, Substance Abuse

Addiction can impact your entire life — from relationships and work to mental and physical health. One of the most substantial (and often overlooked) aspects of addiction is the financial impact that it can have.

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Opioid Abuse Rising in Older Population

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There is no question that opioids are valuable in pain management. They are also prescribed frequently, with about one in three Americans being prescribed a prescription opioid painkiller in 2015.
August 15th 2017
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Homeless and Addicted: What You Should Know

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The number of homeless people in the United States exceeds three-quarters of a million people, and about one-quarter of those are children.
August 12th 2017
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Addiction