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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

  April 26, 2018   No comments

Saturday, April 28th, 2018 will be recognized as National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. A large percentage of those addicted to opiate addicts do not receive their pills from a

It’s National Addiction Treatment Week

  April 25, 2018   No comments

The second annual National Addiction Treatment Week, held by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (AMA), is taking place this year from April 23–29. The week-long event was created to

More Than Five Drinks a Week Could Shorten Your Lifespan

  April 18, 2018   No comments

Here’s yet another reason to evaluate your relationship with alcohol: Drinking more than five drinks per week could shorten your lifespan, according to a new study published in The Lancet.

Integrating Virtual Reality into Rehabilitation and Recovery

  April 13, 2018   No comments

The trending emerging technology in a vast majority of occupational fields is virtual reality. Professions ranging from marketing consultants to school teachers are embracing the opportunities this new technology offers.

Nation Failing to Protect Kids from Addictive Substances

  April 11, 2018   No comments

In 2016, there were more than 30,500 reports to poison control centers of young children exposed to addictive substances, according to a new report titled “Childhood Poisoning: Safeguarding Young Children

Restructuring Relationships Following Treatment

  April 6, 2018   No comments

Step seven of the twelve step program begins the journey of self-discovery, and relationship building. The program encourages everyone to explore who you are, and who you desire to surround

April Is Alcohol Awareness Month

  April 4, 2018   No comments

This month marks the 31st celebration of Alcohol Awareness Month, founded and sponsored by The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) in an effort to reduce the