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July 6, 2018: What You Need To Know About Addiction and Mental Health

Matt GonzalesAddiction, Inside Addiction, Mental Health, The Recovery Village

Each week, Inside Addiction recaps timely stories and topics related to addiction and mental health disorders. Here are the top news headlines for July 6, ... Read more

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Which States Have Involuntary Commitment Laws for Addiction Treatment?

The Recovery VillageAddiction

When you have a loved one who is struggling with substance abuse, you would likely do almost anything to get him or her addiction treatment ... Read more
July 6th 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction

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Defeating Gambling Addiction despite Legalized Sports Betting

The Recovery VillageAddiction

In May, the Supreme Court opened the door to legalized sports betting nationwide when it ruled by a vote of 6-3 to strike down a ... Read more
July 4th 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction

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7 Use Cases for Telemedicine in Addiction Treatment

The Recovery VillageAddiction

Alcohol abuse results in 3.3 million deaths each year around the world. Opioid overdoses are now one of the leading causes of accidental death in ... Read more
June 25th 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction

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PTSD and Addiction: How to Heal the Wounds You Cannot See

The Recovery VillageAddiction

People who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) often abuse drugs or alcohol as a form of self-medication. This emotionally debilitating disorder can lead to ... Read more
June 22nd 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction

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Does Canine Therapy Really Work as Addiction Treatment?

The Recovery VillageAddiction

Service animals are playing an increasing role in the daily lives of many people, but they are also being used as an effective addiction treatment. ... Read more
June 20th 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction

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Can You Outrun Addiction?

The Recovery VillageAddiction

It is common knowledge that exercise is good for you, but you may not realize that exercise is also beneficial in addiction recovery. This is ... Read more
June 18th 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction

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What Are the Main Obstacles to Addiction Treatment in the US?

The Recovery VillageAddiction

Needing addiction treatment does not necessarily mean that you will receive it. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), approximately 20.4 ... Read more
June 15th 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction

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How Does Alcohol Affect Sleep Quality?

The Recovery VillageAddiction, Alcohol Treatment

If you drink alcohol, you might notice that the substance can make you drowsy. Unfortunately, this can give a false impression that alcohol is an ... Read more
June 13th 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction, Alcohol Treatment

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Why Are 5 Million Americans Misusing Prescription Stimulants?

The Recovery VillageAddiction

When there is a discussion about misusing prescription drugs, most people think about this nation’s opioid epidemic. This is a serious and growing issue, but the ... Read more
June 11th 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction