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Opioid Addiction Treatment: ERs on the Frontlines

The Recovery VillageAddiction, Rehab

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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Fed’s Latest Economic Snapshot Factors in Opioid Addiction

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Our nation’s ongoing opioid epidemic has a far-reaching impact on those that are addicted, their loved ones, and the country as a whole. When a ... Read more
July 9th 2018
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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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7 Use Cases for Telemedicine in Addiction Treatment

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Alcohol abuse results in 3.3 million deaths each year around the world. Opioid overdoses are now one of the leading causes of accidental death in ... Read more
June 25th 2018
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Addiction

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PTSD and Addiction: How to Heal the Wounds You Cannot See

The Recovery VillageAddiction

People who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) often abuse drugs or alcohol as a form of self-medication. This emotionally debilitating disorder can lead to ... Read more
June 22nd 2018
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Addiction

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Does Canine Therapy Really Work as Addiction Treatment?

The Recovery VillageAddiction

Service animals are playing an increasing role in the daily lives of many people, but they are also being used as an effective addiction treatment. ... Read more
June 20th 2018
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Addiction

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What Are the Main Obstacles to Addiction Treatment in the US?

The Recovery VillageAddiction

Needing addiction treatment does not necessarily mean that you will receive it. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), approximately 20.4 ... Read more
June 15th 2018
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Addiction

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Why Are 5 Million Americans Misusing Prescription Stimulants?

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When there is a discussion about misusing prescription drugs, most people think about this nation’s opioid epidemic. This is a serious and growing issue, but the ... Read more
June 11th 2018
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Addiction

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4 Ways to Support Children of Addicted Parents

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One of the most difficult concepts for an addict to grasp is that his or her actions with drugs and alcohol are harming other people. ... Read more
June 6th 2018
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Addiction