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Educating yourself about addiction is an important step in recovery. Stay up-to-date on the latest addiction news and research studies.
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Senate Passes Bill Targeting the Opioid Epidemic

The U.S. Senate voted 99-1 in favor of new bills directed at preventing the opioid crisis. See how the proposed laws will impact those suffering from addiction.
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San Francisco Takes Fight Against Opioid Epidemic to the Streets

The city of San Francisco will begin distributing medications that combat opioid withdrawal to those suffering from addiction on the streets. Learn more about how this could impact the opioid epidemic.
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Marijuana Not So Safe After All, Study Reveals

The legalization of marijuana has reduced the stigma around it. Learn more about the risks marijuana use still poses, including a painful condition called CHS.
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Methamphetamine Use on the Rise, Reports Say

Reports now show that while the opioid epidemic has been garnering everyone’s attention over the last few years, methamphetamine use has been silently skyrocketing across the nation.
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Addicted Babies

Every year, roughly 10,000 babies are born addicted to opioids. Their first days of life are excruciating ─ consisting of stiff limbs, tremors, extreme diarrhea, fever, irritability, and excessive crying.
Mental Health

Chester Bennington’s Death Shines Light on the Importance of Mental Health

Chester Bennington’s suicide has many people talking about addiction and mental health. Learn about the singer’s life and how he and his music inspired others.
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One-Third of Millennials Are Using Venmo to Buy Drugs

Drug deals do not just happen in dark alleys. Learn how mobile apps like Venmo are unintentionally enabling drug purchases.
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Senate Adds $45 Billion to Fight Opioid Crisis

When the American Health Care Act (AHCA) was first proposed, it was met with resistance from both Republicans and Democrats, particularly when it came to how the bill would affect the current opioid crisis sweeping the nation. In an effort to increase support for the bill, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell recently added $45 billion to the healthcare bill.
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Carfentanil: A New Killer on the Loose

While many accidental overdoses last year involved Fentanyl, there is an even more dangerous drug hitting the streets, Carfentanil.
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Is Medical Marijuana An Effective Treatment for Opioid Addiction?

Dr. Randall Dwenger, explores the debate around medical marijuana as a treatment for opioid addiction. Does he believe medical marijuana can be a pathway to recovery?
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What the New Surgeon General Report Means for Addiction

The latest Surgeon General Report from Dr. Murthy highlights how frequently substance use disorders and opioid overdoses occur. Here are his recommendations for fighting addiction.
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Macklemore Helps Obama Tackle Opioid Epidemic Awareness

Grammy award-winning rapper Macklemore and President Barack Obama teamed up last weekend to talk about the national opioid addiction crisis by calling for Congress to increase funding for addiction treatment.

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