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NIDA Releases New TAPS Screening Tool for Substance Abuse Risk

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One of the challenges faced by healthcare providers is being able to effectively screen for substance abuse among patients. Some patients may only have a ... Read more
August 8th 2018
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HIV Patients Rarely Monitored for Opioid Abuse and Addiction, Study Finds

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This nation's opioid epidemic does not discriminate. A majority of people who become addicted to opioids first became exposed to the drugs because of a ... Read more
August 7th 2018
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It’s Official: WHO Classifies Gaming Addiction as a Disease

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When a person is unable to stop playing video games, there can be serious consequences. While the American Psychiatric Association has stopped short of classifying ... Read more
July 26th 2018
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Are You Overlooking a Good Way to Get Addiction Treatment?

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Most people who have a substance use disorder manage to still hold down a job, at least for a time. According to the National Safety ... Read more
July 25th 2018
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6 Great Reasons to Stop Smoking in Rehab

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Cigarette smoking and substance abuse often go hand in hand. While a majority of people who are addicted to drugs and alcohol also smoke cigarettes, ... Read more
July 24th 2018
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Does Going to Rehab Mean Losing Your Child?

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If you are hesitating to get addiction treatment because you have children at home, this choice could cost you the one thing that you would ... Read more
July 23rd 2018
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Opioid Addiction Treatment: ERs on the Frontlines

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When a person has an opioid use disorder, he or she might end up in the emergency room for a variety of reasons. If abusing ... Read more
July 13th 2018
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Addiction, Rehab

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What Is Motivational Interviewing and How Does It Work?

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Not everyone walks into an addiction treatment center ready to make a change. This is completely understandable since alcohol and drugs can take so much ... Read more
July 11th 2018
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Addiction, Rehab

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Defeating Gambling Addiction despite Legalized Sports Betting

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In May, the Supreme Court opened the door to legalized sports betting nationwide when it ruled by a vote of 6-3 to strike down a ... Read more
July 4th 2018
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Addiction

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“Prescription Nation” 2018, Part Two: Recommendations to Win the Opioid Fight

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The National Safety Council just released a report titled “Prescription Nation 2018” that reviews the progress U.S. states have made in fighting this nation’s opioid ... Read more
July 2nd 2018
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Substance Abuse