News

Educating yourself about addiction is an important step in recovery. Stay up-to-date on the latest addiction news and research studies.
Mental Health

Chester Bennington’s Death Shines Light on the Importance of Mental Health

Chester Bennington’s suicide has many people talking about addiction and mental health. Learn about the singer’s life and how he and his music inspired others.
Opioids

Senate Adds $45 Billion to Fight Opioid Crisis

When the American Health Care Act (AHCA) was first proposed, it was met with resistance from both Republicans and Democrats, particularly when it came to how the bill would affect the current opioid crisis sweeping the nation. In an effort to increase support for the bill, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell recently added $45 billion to the healthcare bill.
Opioids

Deadly New Opioid Claims Lives Around the Country

With the opioid epidemic continuing to surge throughout the United States, it is no surprise that a large amount of new synthetic narcotics is sprouting around the country. In certain cases, these drugs can be much more life-threatening than heroin.
Opioids

The Trump Administration vs The Opioid Epidemic

During the last month, several legislations have been proposed that could greatly affect the opioid epidemic and drug addiction in general.
Opioids

How Repealing the Affordable Care Act Could Affect the Opioid Crisis

As efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act move forward, there have been questions about how the repeal would affect the opioid epidemic currently throwing the nation into crisis.
Opioids

The Opioid Epidemic from Two Different Viewpoints: The Living and The Dead

There’s more than one way to tell a story, especially when that story is the opioid epidemic ravaging the nation.
Drug Addiction

What the New Surgeon General Report Means for Addiction

The latest Surgeon General Report from Dr. Murthy highlights how frequently substance use disorders and opioid overdoses occur. Here are his recommendations for fighting addiction.
Recovery

Know Your Recovery Rights

People in recovery may fear discrimination in their search for housing or jobs. Learn more about the laws and protections in place for individuals recovering from addiction.
Opioids

Macklemore Helps Obama Tackle Opioid Epidemic Awareness

Grammy award-winning rapper Macklemore and President Barack Obama teamed up last weekend to talk about the national opioid addiction crisis by calling for Congress to increase funding for addiction treatment.
Drug Addiction

Obama Holds Conference on the Nation's Growing Opioid Problem

At a West Virginia conference, Obama addressed the opioid epidemic, the role of prescription drugs, and different initiatives the government would take to reduce the public health crisis.
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