Minorities Dealing with Substance Abuse and Mental Health

The country’s systematic health and social inequalities predispose some American minorities to mental health issues and substance abuse disorders. This means…

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Adolescent Substance Abuse

Substance use disorder resides in every part of the nation. There is no limit to who can be affected by drug…

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National Substance Abuse Prevention Month
October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month

Fighting Drug Addiction this National Substance Abuse Prevention Month Educating youth about the dangers of drug use can prevent a lifetime…

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Schools and Substance Abuse - What Are They Teaching?
Schools and Substance Abuse – What Are They Teaching?

Schools and Substance Abuse – What Are They Teaching? When we send our children off to school every day we tend…

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Admitting a substance use disorder doesn't make you a failure
Admitting a Substance Use Disorder Doesn’t Make You a Failure

Admitting a Substance Use Disorder Doesn’t Make You a Failure You have finally come to the realization that you might have…

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Heroin Addiction Statistics in New Jersey

“I just don’t think the average person understands and knows exactly what heroin can do. Heroin won’t just destroy your life;…

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Anti-Addiction Film "The First Day" with Chris Herren on ESPN
Anti-Addiction Film “The First Day” with Chris Herren on ESPN

“The First Day” with Chris Herren According to Creighton Drury, the CEO of Center on Addiction, “The First Day” was created…

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Medication Assisted Treatment
Medication Assisted Treatment: Separating Myths from Facts

Treatment (MAT) is an evidence-based practice used to treat substance abuse disorders, specifically nicotine use disorder, alcohol use disorder, and opioid…

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Indicators of High-Quality Addiction Treatment

With approximately 20.6 million individuals in the United States 12 years and older with a substance abuse disorder in 2011 and…

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Substance Abuse: Professional Treatment vs Self-Medication

When it comes to professional treatment vs self-medication, both sides have pros and cons, and in this article, we will help…

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