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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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­­Is Toxic Hockey Culture Pushing Athletes Toward Substance Abuse?

Hockey is a highly physical sport with many pro players relying on painkillers to cope with injuries, often leading to drug abuse. Read why.
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Why Smoking Marijuana Is Especially Dangerous During the Pandemic

Since the pandemic began, marijuana use has increased. We discuss why this is happening and the risks of smoking this drug when it comes to COVID-19.
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Healthcare Workers Battling COVID-19 and Mental Health Woes

In the battle against COVID-19, health care workers don't just risk their physical health but also their mental well-being.
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NY Bans Alcohol Ads on City Property

Alcohol abuse is a prominent issue among New Yorkers. Mayor Bill de Blasio is hoping to help by banning alcohol advertising on city-owned property.
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Drugged Driving: Opioids Causing a Spike in Deadly Car Accidents

Opioids and car accidents may be more connected than we think. Learn how prescription medications could be leading to a spike in deadly car accidents.
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Juul: The Dangerous Trend Among Teens

School administrators, doctors, and FDA officials are worried about the dangerous, long-term consequences of e-cigarettes. Learn everything you need to know about vaping, including how to keep your teens safe.
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From Schools to Local Parks, Nowhere is Safe from the Opioid Crisis

The opioid epidemic is putting the public at risk of being exposed to powerful drugs and contracting diseases such as hepatitis and HIV. Learn how and what community leaders are doing about it.
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Meth: The Silent Killer

While the opioid epidemic has been captivating the nation's attention, methamphetamine has made a silent but powerful comeback. In many cities, it is now killing more people than opioids.
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New Laws Pose Important Question: Who Should Be Held Responsible in Overdose Deaths?

They were friends. They shared drugs and overdosed. One survived, and the other died. Who should be held responsible when an overdose occurs?
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No Longer a Family Secret: Obituaries Shine a Light on Addiction

Drug overdoses were once kept hidden behind closed doors. But as the opioid epidemic spreads, more and more families are sharing the truth about their loved one’s use, addiction, and death ⎼ in hopes of helping others who are struggling.
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5 Things to Know About the Opioid Bill

President Trump, who labeled the opioid epidemic a national emergency earlier this year, recently signed the bill ⎼ the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act ⎼ into law. Below are five important components of this law and how they can impact addiction and treatment.
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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.