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Father’s Little Helper: Why Benzodiazepine Use Is on the Rise Among Men

Jennifer KopfInside Addiction

From birth, you are assigned a role, a destiny that is reduced to one word: anatomy. In the hospital as a newborn, you’re given a ... Read more
September 24th 2018
Jennifer Kopf
Inside Addiction

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Inside Addiction, September 17–21: Rise in Marijuana Use, NBA in the Mental Health Game and More

Jennifer KopfInside Addiction

Inside Addiction brings you the latest headlines from the week in the world of addiction and mental health. For this week, September 17–21, the top ... Read more
September 22nd 2018
Jennifer Kopf
Inside Addiction

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How the NCAA Is Tackling the Mental Health Problem

Matt GonzalesInside Addiction

For decades, the NCAA has supported its athletes physically and academically. As the topic of mental health has been thrust into the national spotlight, NCAA ... Read more
September 21st 2018
Matt Gonzales
Inside Addiction

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The Big Benzo: Unpacking Xanax Use in America

Devin GoldenInside Addiction

1981. That’s the year the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approved alprazolam, a prescription medication intended for treating panic disorders. The FDA approves drugs with relative ... Read more
September 19th 2018
Devin Golden
Inside Addiction

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How America’s Prescription Problem Impacts Student Athletes

Devin GoldenInside Addiction

When you suffered a scrape as a kid, how did your mom or dad treat the wound? A band-aid, hydrogen peroxide to decontaminate where the ... Read more
September 17th 2018
Devin Golden
Inside Addiction

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On the Right Track: Many College Athletes Benefit From Sports

Matt GonzalesInside Addiction

Mental illness is a growing concern among college students. Across the United States, college campuses comprise students experiencing high levels of stress, anxiety and depression. ... Read more
September 16th 2018
Matt Gonzales
Inside Addiction

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Women in Recovery: 6 Ways to Prioritize Mental and Physical Health

Camille RenzoniInside Addiction

Celebrated each September, National Women’s Health and Fitness Day is a grassroots effort that encourages women of all ages to take charge of their health ... Read more
September 14th 2018
Camille Renzoni
Inside Addiction

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Inside Addiction, Sept. 10–14: Mac Miller, Opioid Addiction Treatment, College Mental Health

Devin GoldenInside Addiction

Each week, Inside Addiction highlights the top trending news in the world of addiction and mental health. For the week of Sept. 10–14, 2018, the ... Read more
September 14th 2018
Devin Golden
Inside Addiction

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Rapper Mac Miller Dead From Apparent Overdose

Devin GoldenInside Addiction

TMZ.com reported Friday, September 7, 2018, that rapper Mac Miller has died from a drug overdose at the age of 26. According to the report, ... Read more
September 7th 2018
Devin Golden
Inside Addiction

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Inside Addiction, Sept. 3–7: National Recovery Month, Dolores O’Riordan’s Cause of Death Revealed, and More

Matt GonzalesInside Addiction

In the United States, substance use and mental illness run rampant. Inside Addiction is dedicated to keeping you up to date on the latest headlines ... Read more
September 7th 2018
Matt Gonzales
Inside Addiction