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Pregnancy and Addiction: A Decades-Long Look at the Impact of State Policies on Moms-to-Be

The Recovery VillageAddiction

As more states move to legalize marijuana and there is a continuing battle to address this nation’s opioid crisis, there is also more attention being ... Read more
August 29th 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction

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Is Science Closer to a Cure for Alcohol Use Disorder?

The Recovery VillageAlcohol Treatment

The suffering caused by alcoholism seems to be endless. So many of us either personally struggle or have a loved one struggling with the hold ... Read more
August 29th 2018
The Recovery Village
Alcohol Treatment

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5 Tips for Parents With College Students Going Back to School

Matt GonzalesThe Recovery Village

5 Tips for Parents With College Students Going Back to School If you’re the parent of a college student, you might experience a bittersweet feeling ... Read more
August 28th 2018
Matt Gonzales
The Recovery Village

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Dating Someone In Recovery? This Is What You Should Know

Becky GreinerThe Recovery Village

Here’s the short answer: There is no definitive guide on how to successfully date someone recovering from a substance use disorder. There is no way ... Read more
August 27th 2018
Becky Greiner
The Recovery Village

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5 Ways to Use Introversion to Your Advantage in Recovery

5 Ways to Use Introversion to Your Advantage in Recovery

Megan HullThe Recovery Village

Recovering from a drug or alcohol addiction is difficult for anyone. However, the process may be doubly challenging if you’re an introvert. As someone who ... Read more
August 27th 2018
Megan Hull
The Recovery Village

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An Environment For Healing: What Sets The Recovery Village Apart

Devin GoldenThe Recovery Village

When people are struggling with addiction, they often feel at their absolute lowest. Substance use disorders can have a significant negative impact on a person’s ... Read more
August 26th 2018
Devin Golden
The Recovery Village

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September Is National Recovery Month

Matt GonzalesThe Recovery Village

September Is National Recovery Month Mental illness is a growing epidemic in the United States. The disease has affected the mood, thinking and behavior of ... Read more
August 24th 2018
Matt Gonzales
The Recovery Village

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5 Sober Tips for Students in Recovery

Matt GonzalesThe Recovery Village

With August approaching, thousands of students across the United States are finalizing their class schedules, purchasing textbooks and contacting their future roommates in preparation for ... Read more
August 23rd 2018
Matt Gonzales
The Recovery Village

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Hospital Study Highlights Challenge of Treating Drug-Misusing ER Patients

The Recovery VillageAddiction

As marijuana legalization sweeps the nation, more people are feeling justified in using their drug of choice. While not all drug use leads to disaster, ... Read more
August 23rd 2018
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Addiction

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Why the Opioid Epidemic Is Bad News for Pets

The Recovery VillageAddiction

People who become addicted to drugs can resort to desperate measures to secure their chosen substances. Addiction is such a powerful disease that a person ... Read more
August 22nd 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction