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Researchers Encouraged by NAS Outcomes at 2-Year Mark

The Recovery VillageSubstance Abuse

A baby is born addicted to opioids in the U.S. every 15 minutes. The rates of these births, where newborns are subject to a condition ... Read more
September 26th 2018
The Recovery Village
Substance Abuse

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Childhood Bullying Can Lead to Problems as an Adult

Devin GoldenThe Recovery Village

One child was called a mean name. Someone else was pushed around. A third child was intentionally excluded from a social event by their classmates. ... Read more
September 25th 2018
Devin Golden
The Recovery Village

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Got a Substance Use Disorder? There’s an App for That!

The Recovery VillageThe Recovery Village

Relapse is a real concern when there is a substance use disorder present. In fact, going back to using drugs or alcohol is a common ... Read more
September 25th 2018
The Recovery Village
The Recovery Village

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Talking Teen Mental Health on World Mental Health Day

Megan HullThe Recovery Village

Adolescence is an awkward and emotional time for most people. However, for many, it also marks when they first began to struggle with a mental ... Read more
September 25th 2018
Megan Hull
The Recovery Village

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

Jennifer KopfAddiction

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
Addiction

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Dealing with PAWS in Addiction Recovery

The Recovery VillageThe Recovery Village

Addiction recovery is not a simple process. Detox is only the first hurdle for a majority of people who suffer from a substance use disorder. ... Read more
September 24th 2018
The Recovery Village
The Recovery Village

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Shatterproof Strives to Eliminate Stigma Associated With Addiction

Jennifer KopfAddiction

More than 22 million Americans have a substance use disorder and over 370 people die from an overdose every day, leaving behind tens of millions ... Read more
September 23rd 2018
Jennifer Kopf
Addiction

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Fingerprint Test Could Be a Game-Changer in the Fight against Drugs

The Recovery VillageSubstance Abuse

Drug misuse continues to be a significant problem and one that can threaten the safety of both users and others under certain conditions. This is ... Read more
September 23rd 2018
The Recovery Village
Substance Abuse

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What Does It Mean to Take a Mental Health Day?

Camille RenzoniMental Health

In a workplace setting, sick days, vacation time and paid time off are all recognized as valid and purposeful time spent out of the office. ... Read more
September 22nd 2018
Camille Renzoni
Mental Health

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Does Alcohol Use Cause Liver Cancer?

Camille RenzoniAddiction

October 2018: Liver Cancer Awareness Month This year, an estimated 30,200 Americans will die from liver cancer. Although it is a leading cause of cancer ... Read more
September 21st 2018
Camille Renzoni
Addiction