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Could a Component of Cannabis Be Used to Treat Addiction?

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Addiction is a powerful disease that strikes across every known demographic group. The devastation that substance abuse causes to its sufferers and their loved ones ... Read more
April 20th 2018
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New Survey Reveals Adults’ Concerns about Parents’ Drug Abuse

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When you think of the grip that substance abuse has on many in this country, the impact goes far beyond teens and young adults.  Older ... Read more
April 17th 2018
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Virtual Reality Tool Helps Addicts Practice Saying “No” to Drugs

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When those with a substance use disorder seek addiction treatment, one of the things that they will learn is how to deal with the temptation ... Read more
April 16th 2018
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Letting Go

Megan LawrenceThe Recovery Village

We All Have the Potential to Acquire the Skill of “Letting Go” Being told that “letting go” is in our best interest is always one ... Read more
April 11th 2018
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Women and Opioids: The Family Fallout

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While opioid addiction has reached epidemic proportions in the United States, its impact on women and families has also skyrocketed. Not only is the addiction ... Read more
April 10th 2018
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AI and Addiction Treatment: Using Social Networks for Recovery Support

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Each year in the United States, as many as two million youth experience homelessness. Estimates reveal that between 39 and 70 percent of these homeless ... Read more
April 9th 2018
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April Is Alcohol Awareness Month

Jennifer KopfThe Recovery Village

Doesn’t it seem like every month — every day, even — of the year is a “National Day” of something? While National Pizza Day can ... Read more
April 9th 2018
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Could Stem Cell Therapy Be Used as Treatment for Alcohol Addiction?

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Alcoholism affects people from every demographic category, and it is a deadly disease. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) reports that more ... Read more
April 8th 2018
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Therapy Is Not A Bad Word

Megan LawrenceThe Recovery Village

This might sound obvious to people who read recovery blogs, but let me be very clear: the word “therapy” is not a bad word. It ... Read more
April 6th 2018
Megan Lawrence
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Can You Afford Addiction Treatment?

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When the pain of addiction reaches a point that it is time to get help, you probably have some questions. Chief among them are how ... Read more
April 5th 2018
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