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Problematic Cannabis Use Linked with Higher Incidence of Anxiety, Study Finds

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As of 2017, 29 states plus the District of Columbia have laws legalizing the use of marijuana in some form. Seven of these states and the District ... Read more
November 20th 2017
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Exploring Risk Factors for Substance Abuse and the Factors that Lower Risk

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Substance abuse issues such as alcohol and drug addiction can impact anyone regardless of age, race, gender, ethnicity, or economic status. While the majority of ... Read more
November 19th 2017
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NCPIE Educates Consumers about the Dangers of Mixing Meds and Alcohol

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The National Council on Patient Information and Education (NCPIE) is an organization that promotes safe medication use. Each October for the past 32 years, NCPIE ... Read more
November 16th 2017
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Is Your Dentist Contributing to the Opioid Crisis?

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American society is finally coming around to the fact that deadly opioid misuse is not something that is only experienced by hardened, down-and-out people without ... Read more
November 9th 2017
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Top Industries with Workers Suffering from Substance Abuse

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It’s no secret that the American workforce is battling a serious problem with substance abuse and addiction. This is not only a concern for the ... Read more
October 24th 2017
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Study Reveals Widespread Prescription Drug Misuse in US

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Addressing the opioid crisis in the United States will require more than traditional substance abuse education and treatment. The roots of the problem are far-reaching, ... Read more
October 21st 2017
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Study Reveals Overdoses May Not Change Opioid Addiction Behaviors

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Here is a frightening and sad statistic.  During 2016, the United States experienced its largest annual increase in drug overdose deaths, with the total estimated ... Read more
September 8th 2017
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Pain Relief Top Reason for Misuse of Opioids, Study Finds

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This country's epidemic of drug overdose deaths is largely fueled by opioids, a majority of which continue to be prescribed for chronic pain.
August 19th 2017
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NCAA Provides Substance Abuse Prevention Toolkit Aimed at College Athletes

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It a common belief that student athletes use alcohol and drugs for a variety of reasons. While some student athlete drug use patterns reflect those ... Read more
August 11th 2017
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5 Things to Consider When Getting Sober

Kelly FitzgeraldAddiction, The Recovery Village

One of the things I am most often asked is, “I’m just starting out with my sobriety, do you have any advice for me?”
July 17th 2017
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