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Addicts Self-Treating Withdrawal with Imodium
4 May

A piece published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine finds that people are buying the over the counter medication Imodium

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Alcohol Content on TV Influences Underage Drinkers
3 May

Unlike tobacco companies, alcohol companies are free to advertise their products on television. By doing so, they are exposing their

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W-18: A Dangerous and Addictive Drug
28 April

Health officials are growing concerned about the drug W-18, a powerful painkiller medication that is making its way into North

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Low Income Areas Need Recovery Resources
25 April

Drug use in low-income and resource-poor communities is much more prevalent than in communities with access to employment and strong

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Lean On Me
18 April

Blog post by: Alumni Relations Specialist I can remember at the end of my active addiction, my run was lonely

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National Alcohol Screening Day
7 April

In hopes of detecting signs and symptoms of substance use disorders such as alcoholism, April 7th has been named National

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Unnecessary Medications Prescribed After Surgeries
28 March

Physicians are prescribing high amounts of opioid medications to patients after noninvasive surgeries, according to a study published in JAMA.

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“I’m Sorry!”
15 March

Blog post by: Alumni Relations Specialist When I first got clean, there was this “old timer” I learned from in

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Video Games and Substance Use in Teens
4 March

According to the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB), the average gamer plays about eight hours of video games per week.

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Alcoholic Soda Trend
3 March

Sales of alcoholic sodas totaled $116 million in 2015, making it one of the top alcoholic trends of the year.

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