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Drug abuse

Drugs, Crime, and Violence: Exploring the Connections

The Recovery VillageSubstance Abuse

No one is surprised by the complex interconnections among drugs, alcohol, violence, and criminal behavior. Statistics repeatedly bear out the strong association between substance abuse ... Read more
November 4th 2017
The Recovery Village
Substance Abuse

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Clinical Trial Reveals New Potential Treatment for Opioid Withdrawal

The Recovery VillageRehab

Breaking free from an opiate addiction can be one of the most difficult challenges a person will ever face.
August 14th 2017
The Recovery Village
Rehab

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Drug abuse and addiction

Study Reveals ADHD Meds Lower Risk for Drug Abuse

The Recovery VillageAddiction, Substance Abuse

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, has been diagnosed in approximately 11 percent of children in the 4 to 17 age range. That is approximately 6.4 million children.
August 7th 2017
The Recovery Village
Addiction, Substance Abuse

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Is There a Link Between Inadequate Sleep and Teen Drug Abuse?

The Recovery VillageAddiction

You have seen the stereotype of the "sleepy teen" that is depicted in movies and television shows. It might be good for a laugh or two, but the truth is that sleep or lack thereof is a serious issue.
August 4th 2017
The Recovery Village
Addiction

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4 Ways Atheists and Agnostics Recover

Kelly FitzgeraldAddiction, Recovery

A common question among those trying to get sober, and those who are foreign to addiction and recovery is, how do atheists and agnostics recover?
July 24th 2017
Kelly Fitzgerald
Addiction, Recovery

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UN Calls for Countries to Address Drug Abuse and Trafficking

The Recovery VillageSubstance Abuse

On June 26, 2017, the United Nations (UN) held its International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.
July 20th 2017
The Recovery Village
Substance Abuse

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From Addiction to Recovery: Carly’s Story

Carly BensonAddiction / Recovery Stories

I moved from Dallas to Naples, Florida when I was fourteen years old. It was the biggest change of my life at the time and when I landed there I was nervous about not knowing anyone.
July 20th 2017
Carly Benson
Addiction / Recovery Stories

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From Addiction to Recovery: Lara’s Story

Lara FrazierAddiction, Recovery

I found myself in sobriety. I lost her along the way. The world was full of noise. It was telling me to be this and to be that.
July 11th 2017
Lara Frazier
Addiction, Recovery

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Parental Responsibility and Teen Drug Abuse

The Recovery VillageAddiction

No one expects parenting teens to be easy, and no one expects the parents of teens to be perfect.
July 9th 2017
The Recovery Village
Addiction