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Transgender Day of Remembrance 2019

  November 20, 2018   No comments

Transgender Day of Remembrance, November 20th is the premiere event of Trans Awareness Week running from November 12th – 19th, 2018. Transgender Day of Remembrance has been recognized since 1999,

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

Honoring Veteran’s Day

  November 12, 2018   No comments

On Veteran’s Day, we honor the sacrifice millions of veterans have made physically and mentally. Too often, the wounds of war are not left on the battlefield. In 2010, 1.2

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

Heroin Detox, is it for you?

  October 18, 2018   No comments

The euphoric effects of heroin only last for so long. Eventually those with substance abuse disorder will face the pain of heroin withdrawal. Heroin withdrawal symptoms can occur as early

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

National Coming Out Day is Today, Let’s Celebrate!

  October 11, 2018   No comments

  National Coming Out Day has been celebrated on October 11th since 1988, exactly one year after the historic lesbian and gay rights march on Washington. In the later 1980’s

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