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Substance abuse

Is Your Medicine Cabinet Contributing to the Opioid Epidemic?

The Recovery VillageThe Recovery Village

Substance abuse originates in any number of ways. The US decision to address a growing drug problem in the 1980s by advising people to “just ... Read more
September 5th 2017
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Alcohol abuse

New Study Reveals Rise in Alcohol Abuse Nationwide

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According to a new study released in JAMA Psychiatry, there has been a significant uptick in Americans with alcohol use disorders over the past decade. ... Read more
September 2nd 2017
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Gov. Rick Scott Declares an Opioid Epidemic Across State of Florida

Mike CandelariaThe Recovery Village

The first signs of good news for the drug-treatment community occurred in May, when Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed Executive Order 17-146, directing a Public Health Emergency and declaring an opioid epidemic across the state.
August 28th 2017
Mike Candelaria
The Recovery Village

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Substance abuse

Staying Sober on Vacation: 7 Ways to Make It Happen

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For many people with substance abuse disorders, vacations may bring back memories of being bombarded with temptation. Since everyone needs a break now and then, ... Read more
August 27th 2017
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My First Adult Children of Alcoholics Meeting

Olivia PennelleAddiction / Recovery Stories, Alcohol Treatment, The Recovery Village

I walked into my first Adult Children of Alcoholics Meeting (ACA) late—which is kind of ironic, given that I had been brought up to never be late.

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5 Things to Consider When Getting Sober

Kelly FitzgeraldAddiction, The Recovery Village

One of the things I am most often asked is, “I’m just starting out with my sobriety, do you have any advice for me?”
July 17th 2017
Kelly Fitzgerald
Addiction, The Recovery Village

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The Fight Against Ohio’s Opioid Epidemic

Mike CandelariaThe Recovery Village

In a day and age when the very mention of “fake news” draws headlines, this news is all too real.
July 14th 2017
Mike Candelaria
The Recovery Village

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The Recovery Village Columbus Grand Opening

The Recovery VillageThe Recovery Village

In light of the Ohio opioid epidemic, Advanced Recovery Systems is opening a new treatment center in Groveport, Ohio.
July 11th 2017
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From Addiction to Recovery: Noelle’s Story

Kelly FitzgeraldAddiction / Recovery Stories, The Recovery Village

My relationship with alcohol addiction is a relatively calm one with volatile undertones. My experiences were not so much riddled with black outs, scandals or ... Read more
July 6th 2017
Kelly Fitzgerald
Addiction / Recovery Stories, The Recovery Village

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Celebrating Dads’ Changing Roles on Father’s Day

Celebrating Dads’ Changing Roles on Father’s Day

Megan HullThe Recovery Village

As American life has changed dramatically in the past few decades, so too has the role of fathers — often in important and even unexpected ways.
June 19th 2017
Megan Hull
The Recovery Village