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Are You Moving Enough? New Physical Exercise Guidelines Released

  November 14, 2018   No comments

Making physical activity a regular part of your new sober life is perhaps one of the best things you can do for yourself during recovery. Certainly this isn’t the first

Heroin, Fentanyl Remain Greatest Drug Threats

  November 7, 2018   No comments

The DEA recent released The 2018 National Drug Threat Assessment (NDTA) and there’s both good and bad news. First, the good news: According to the U.S. health secretary Alex Azar,

Opioid Assistance Package Signed by President

  October 26, 2018   No comments

The monumental opioid bill, H.R. 6: Support for Patients and Communities Act was signed by President Donald Trump on October 24th, 2018. The legislation was a package deal of 120

Remembering an Addiction Pioneer

  October 25, 2018   No comments

The addiction community lost a pioneer this month. Dr. Herbert Kleber had a heart attack on October 5, at age 81, while vacationing with his family in Greece. If you’re

Study: Facebook Status May Signal Depression

  October 17, 2018   No comments

Numerous studies have linked social media with depression – but can your Facebook posts actually help predict if you’re depressed? That’s the question researchers set out to answer in a

It’s Mental Illness Awareness Week

  October 10, 2018   No comments

It’s Mental Illness Awareness Week, which takes place each October in an effort to shine a spotlight on something one in every five Americans is dealing with: mental illness. Yet

Polyproduct Pot Use Popular Among Teens

  October 3, 2018   No comments

It’s not news that high school students are using pot – but how they’re using it might be changing, according to a new study. A survey of more than 3,000

LGBTQ Youth at Risk of Polysubstance Use

  September 26, 2018   No comments

A new study reveals that young people who identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual are at a higher risk of using substances such as alcohol, nicotine, and marijuana –as well

Instagram Helps Users Find Addiction Support

  September 19, 2018   No comments

“If you or someone you know is struggling with opioid or substance misuse, find ways to get free and confidential treatment referrals, as well as information about substance abuse, prevention, and recovery.”

Nearly 30% of Opioid Prescriptions Lack Documented Reason

  September 12, 2018   No comments

As researchers continue to examine today’s opioid crisis, they take a look at the role doctors may play. A recent study found that nearly 30 percent of opioid prescriptions in