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23 hours ago
Protein Identified in Cocaine Addiction »
Researchers have identified the protein in the immune system that may be the reason for cocaine addiction. Read More
23 hours ago
Governors Give Recommendations on Opioid Crisis »
The National Governors Association provided more than two dozen recommendations for how the White House should deal with t...
Friday, January 19, 2018
ASAM Creates Guide for Opioid Crisis »
The American Society of Addiction Medicine has developed resources for physicians dealing with those fighting opioid addic...
Thursday, January 18, 2018
New Documentary on Opioid Epidemic »
A new documentary on the underlying causes on the opioid epidemic will be airing on PBS. Read More
Thursday, January 18, 2018
GOP Releases Report Stating Medicaid Partially Responsible for Opioid Epidemic »
A report commissioned by the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee states that the expansion of Medi...
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Nominate Leaders For SAMHSAʹs 2018 Voice Awards »
SAMHSA's 2018 Voice Awards have opened nominations, looking for leaders improving lives of people with mental illness and...
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Photographer Documents Addiction in Philadelphia »
The photographer Jeffrey Stockbridge documented residents in Philadelphia to help put a face to the opioid crisis. Read More
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Comparing Costs Between Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment »
The costs of preventing drug abuse are much cheaper than those to treat the addiction. Read More
Thursday, January 18, 2018
CDC States Opioid Deaths Quadrupled Over Past Four Years »
A study from the CDC has shown that deaths from opioid use during hospital stays have quadrupled between 1993 and 2014. R...
Thursday, January 18, 2018
LSU Studied Stress and Drug Addiction »
LSU Health Shreveport is working on the connection between stress and drug addiction. Read More
Thursday, January 18, 2018
AUDIO: Talk Show Takes on What To Look For in Addiction Treatment »
The Illinois NPR show The 21st did a segment on what to look for when choosing an addiction treatment facility. Read More
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Shame of Addiction Big Issue in Recovery »
The stigma of addiction and the lack of celebrating recovery are part of what's helping the opioid epidemic. Read More
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Farm Community Continues Dealing with Opioid Epidemic »
Indiana's AgrIInstitute, which is for leaders in the agricultural industry, held a symposium to deal with opioid addiction...
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Senator Schumer Advocates for More Federal Funding for Opioid Epidemic »
U.S. Senator Charles Schumer stated he is attempting to include $8 billion in the upcoming federal budget to fight the opi...
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Misuse of Psychostimulants Deals With Challenges »
There are many influencers in the use of psychostimulants, which complicates treatment. Read More
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Watchdog Group Warns Congress of Unethical Practices in Treatment Programs »
The Citizens Commission on Human Rights addressed Congress about patient abuse and fraud in the for-profit behavioral syst...
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Q&A With New SAMHSA Head »
MedPage Today did a Q&A with Elinore McCanceKatz, the new leader of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services...
Thursday, January 18, 2018
53% Surveyed Say Opioids a Problem, but Not National Emergency »
A new report in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that 53% of those surveyed say that addiction to painkillers was...
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Treatment Program for Alcoholic Pilots »
The Human Intervention Motivation Study (HIMS) has been putting pilots suffering from alcoholism through treatment in orde...
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Potential Opioid Epidemic Treatments for 2018 »
Experts are looking at a variety of ways to fight the opioid crisis in 2018. Read More
Thursday, January 18, 2018
What the Opioid Epidemic Looks on an EEG »
A neurologist writes about what an overdose looks like on a brain scan. Read More
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Painkillers Maintaining Opioid Epidemic »
The over-prescription of pain killers is not helping the opioid epidemic in the United States. Read More
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Nan Goldin Pens Essay on Opioid Addiction »
Legendary photographer Nan Goldin wrote an essay for Artforum on her opioid addiction. Read More
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Insurers Paid $447 Million in Rebates in 2016 »
The CMS announced that health insurers paid close to $447 million in rebates for 2016. Read More
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Solution to Drug Overdoses Can Vary »
To solve the opioid epidemic, we need to remember that the problem is different depending on the person. Read More
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
The Pros and Cons of Alcoholics Anonymous »
Research shows that Alcoholics Anonymous isn't for everyone. Read More
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
League of Women Voters Join Fight Against Opioid Epidemi »
The "Mayors' Blue Ribbon Commission", created by the League of Women Voters, is turning their focus to raise awareness abo...
Monday, January 8, 2018
'Death Diaries' Project Examines Opioid Crisis »
A doctor in San Diego started a project examining patterns in substance abuse addiction. Read More
Monday, January 8, 2018
Increased Access to Narcan Is Celebrated »
The increase of access to Narcan is being praised by people who see that it can be the difference between life and death....
Monday, January 8, 2018
Treating Addiction Through Means Other Than Abstinence »
In some addictions, quitting cold turkey isn't always an option. Read More
Friday, January 5, 2018
Farm Bureau and Farms Union Work Together to Fight Opioid Epidemic »
In order to battle the opioid epidemic hitting farm communities, the American Farm Bureau Foundation and the National Farm...
Friday, January 5, 2018
A Historical Look at the Opioid Epidemic »
The 19th Century had similar issues with opioid addiction. Read More
Friday, January 5, 2018
CMS Updates Star Ratings Formula »
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently updated their ratings system on Hospital Compare. Read More
Thursday, January 4, 2018
Opioid Crisis Hitting Millennials »
According to research from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, millennials are 20% more likely to die in 20...
Thursday, January 4, 2018
Connecting Correctional Facilities to Treatment in the Opioid Crisis »
Correctional facilities are coming up with a variety of ways to treat substance abusers to fight the opioid crisis. Read...

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