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

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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
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Addiction

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Hospital Study Highlights Challenge of Treating Drug-Misusing ER Patients

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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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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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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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AMA Report Details Physician Strides in the Opioid Fight

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This nation's opioid epidemic continues to claim tens of thousands of lives each year from overdose deaths. While the primary driver of opioid use disorder ... Read more
July 20th 2018
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Substance Abuse

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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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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