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Is Hypnotherapy Effective as Addiction Treatment?

The Recovery VillageThe Recovery Village

If you are struggling with a substance use disorder, you may be confused about your options for addiction treatment. While conventional methods are helpful for ... Read more
September 21st 2018
The Recovery Village
The Recovery Village

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National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month: Why Talking About Suicide Matters

Matt GonzalesMental Health

September marks National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Throughout the month, people across the United States can share stories and resources associated with suicide in an ... Read more
September 19th 2018
Matt Gonzales
Mental Health

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Mental Illness Awareness Week 2018: Oct. 7-13

Devin GoldenMental Health

Anxiety. Depression. Bipolar disorder. Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Schizophrenia. Post-traumatic stress disorder. For many people, these disorders can be viewed from a distance, from the perspective ... Read more
September 19th 2018
Devin Golden
Mental Health

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The Big Benzo: Unpacking Xanax Use in America

Devin GoldenSubstance Abuse

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
Substance Abuse

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Florida Scientist Receives $1.8 Million NIH Grant to Research Chronic Pain and Substance Misuse

The Recovery VillageAddiction

One of society's most pervasive issues is the chronic misuse of substances in response to chronic pain. When people misuse pain medications, alcohol, cocaine, and ... Read more
September 18th 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction

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Is Drinking Ruining Your Relationship?

The Recovery VillageAddiction

People drink alcohol for a number of reasons. You may drink because you think it is fun, as an escape from stress, or even to ... Read more
September 16th 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction

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Acknowledging the Truth about Addiction Relapse

The Recovery VillageThe Recovery Village

The recent and highly-publicized overdose of singer Demi Lovato has more people talking about the dangers of substance misuse and addiction relapse. Lovato, now 25, ... Read more
September 15th 2018
The Recovery Village
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Released Prisoners at Shockingly High Risk for Opioid Overdose Deaths

The Recovery VillageAddiction

The current war on drugs seems to focus on this nation's opioid epidemic, and more people are being incarcerated for drug and related crimes. While ... Read more
September 14th 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction

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How to Provide First Aid for Suicide Risk

Camille RenzoniMental Health

National Suicide Prevention Week September 9–15, 2018 If you or someone you love is experiencing suicidal thoughts, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1.800.273.8255. ... Read more
September 9th 2018
Camille Renzoni
Mental Health

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September Pain Awareness Month

September is Pain Awareness Month

Jennifer KopfThe Recovery Village

Living with chronic pain is difficult, you can appear healthy on the outside but on the inside you’re constantly suffering from pain throughout your body. ... Read more
September 8th 2018
Jennifer Kopf
The Recovery Village