Month: May 2018

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Overdoses on ADHD Drugs on the Rise

  May 23, 2018   No comments

The number of U.S. kids overdosing on drugs prescribed for ADHD (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) is on the rise, according to recent findings. A new study, published by the American Academy of

National Prevention Week 2018

  May 18, 2018   No comments

          May 13-19th, 2018 is nationally recognized as Prevention Week. This week, designed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association (SAMHSA) aims each year

Study: Strength Training Can Reduce Depression Symptoms

  May 16, 2018   No comments

If lifting weights isn’t part of your recovery to-dos, you might want to add it, especially if you’re struggling with addiction and depression. A new study published in the journal

Synthetic Opioids Involved in More Deaths Than Prescription Opioids

  May 9, 2018   No comments

More Americans are dying due to synthetic drugs like fentanyl than heroin or prescription opioids, according to a new report published in the journal JAMA. Researchers found that roughly 46

How Addiction is Portrayed in the Media

  May 4, 2018   No comments

Addiction is often depicted on television in either a watered down or exaggerated manner. Directors arrange scenes suited for families to enjoy together through lighthearted sitcoms depicting 30-minute fixes, or

5 Key Areas for Better Mental Health

  May 2, 2018   No comments

Since May is Mental Health Month, led by Mental Health America (MHA), we thought we’d take some time to discuss addiction and mental illness – and what you can do