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‘A’ Is for Addiction: Bert and Ernie Learn about Substance Abuse

Learning the ABC’s is taking on new meaning on the famous TV boulevard called “Sesame Street.” That change came about with the […]

Reasons to be Grateful This Holiday Season

December 3, 2019

As the holiday season rolls around once again, it’s important to take some time to consider what we are grateful for. This […]

Math Error Leads to Smaller Opioid Settlement

November 25, 2019

In August 2019, pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson settled a lawsuit over their role in fueling the opioid epidemic. The company agreed […]

Colleges Are Considering Student Recovery Programs

November 21, 2019

For young adults who struggle with addiction, attending college can be a daunting task. Academic pressures can cause a lot of stress, […]

They said I can drink!

November 18, 2019

Whenever something comes up about alcoholism being controllable I snap to attention. Some researchers somewhere are always coming up with their hypothesis […]

Get Out Your Notebooks, Doctors: It’s Time to Learn

November 18, 2019

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine prides itself on “Connecting the Best Minds in Science and Patient Care.” For several years, it has […]

The Opioid Epidemic Cost the U.S. Economy $2.5 Trillion in 4 Years

November 11, 2019

Opioid Epidemic Cost the Economy 2.5 Trillion Dollars It’s a well-known fact just how much the opioid epidemic has cost us in […]

Is Cannabis Safe during Pregnancy?

October 31, 2019

As legal cannabis becomes more common, studies are beginning to emerge regarding the safety of taking the substance. One recent study at […]

Alcohol Firms Promote Moderation, Rely on Abuse

October 30, 2019

It’s no secret that alcohol manufacturers are reliant on people drinking to keep the lights on. As more and more people become […]

What’s Your Level of Pain? I Said ‘6’

October 28, 2019

It started out as a routine annual screening. Weeks later, on October 17, 2019, to be exact, I was in a hospital […]

Staff Spotlight: Handling Every Call from a Veteran with Utmost Care

October 28, 2019

It’s not easy for a veteran to place a call to American Addiction Centers (AAC) to ask for help. “When someone goes […]

Ethyl Alcohol – Suicide’s Closest Friend

October 28, 2019

People talk about suicide, and how first responders are particularly vulnerable. They talk about PTSD, and peer counseling, and the importance of […]

Staff Spotlight: Saluting ‘Salute to Recovery’

October 28, 2019

“Veterans are my heart,” says Alana Conley, who talks about the soft spot she has for members of the military. It derives […]

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