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Punish or Treat: Addicts in Today’s Criminal Justice World

Addiction is dangerous and can quickly lead to a myriad of issues. Among these can be a sharp decline in health, and in some cases, incarceration or death. Unfortunately, addiction and the criminal justice

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How to Help Your Loved One

The challenging thing about addiction is that the addict is not the only one impacted by this disease. It is a family sport, and everyone gets to play. Moreover, family members can have difficulty with

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Medication Assisted Treatment Produces Positive Outcomes

Many methods of recovery have surfaced in light of the opioid epidemic that is still shaking the country. A term frequently thrown around the addiction community is ‘Medication Assisted Treatment’

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How Exercise Benefits Addiction Recovery

Addiction in the United States continues to ruin lives at alarming rates every year. A large-scale problem such as addiction calls for increased research, significant funding and integrated approaches

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Rehab Far or Close to Home?

Once a someone decides to get help and go to drug rehab, the question becomes, “Where should I go?” Of course, the choice may depend on insurance coverage or other financial considerations. But if

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MAT Programs Need Quicker Expansion

Various treatment methods have been developed in an effort to combat the harrowing grip of addiction. Opioid addiction, in particular, has become increasingly problematic, and the focus of much debate.

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Misconceptions of AA

Treatment for alcoholism usually doesn’t spark that many debates. However, in recent years its biggest support group has come under fire with some questioning the results. Alcoholics Anonymous has been

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12-Step Programs & Beyond

When it comes to building long-term sobriety beyond addiction treatment, the oldest and probably most well-known organization is Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). Founded in 1935 by Bill Wilson, AA has been the

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Four Things to Avoid in Early Sobriety

The first year in recovery is a fragile time for the newly sober. Key emotional, psychological, and physical changes occur and can make anyone feel overwhelmed. As the sign says on the wall of most 12-step

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When Did We Get Used to the Opioid Crisis?

Do We Understand the Magnitude?​Everyone says they understand the size of the opioid epidemic. Everyone also knows someone (or more) who has died of a drug overdose death. Many people even know that

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