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November 8, 2017

How Addiction Is a Brain Disorder

Addiction is a brain disorder. That finding is still relatively new within the scientific community, having only really emerged during…

Guest Commentary, News, Substance Use
July 14, 2017

Mental Health, Substance Use Recovery In – and With –…

“It’s not how you fall, it’s how you get back up.” That’s the mantra of David Yarborough, a full-time peer…

Be The Difference, News, Substance Use
July 11, 2017

Chronic Pain, Mental Health and Opioid Prescriptions: A Juggling Act

Sales of prescription opioids in the U.S. nearly quadrupled from 1999 to 2014, with more than half prescribed to adults…

Anxiety, Depression, News, Substance Use
July 5, 2017

Words Matter: Changing the Language of Addiction

Did you know that the word “addict” cannot be found in the most recent edition of the standard AP Stylebook?…

Health Care, News, Substance Use