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Las Vegas to Install Special Vending Machines for Drug Addicts – Las Vegas Blog Buzz

Not everyone thinks enabling addicts is helping themThe opiod epidemic facing America is seriously out of control. Doctors have been told for years of time in that their irresponsible prescribing of powerful and highly-addictive painkillers ...Read More

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Who Counsels the Counselors? | Borden’s Blog

I guess the allure of opiods must be incredibly powerful, even for those who have committed to helping others overcome the addiction.Such is the case of two counselors at a halfway house for recovering addicts in Chester County, a subur...Read More

Virtual Reality Could Offer Alternative to Drugs for Pain, Addiction Patients – Techvibes

Nearly one-third of Americans suffer from chronic pain, and in the last two decades, opiod prescriptions have tripled in the country. Virtual reality may be be able to help. Researchers at Simon Fraser University believe a virtual reality ...Read More

Pet therapy can be a key in addictions recovery: survey – Saskatoon |

AListen The bond Joanna Cooper and her cat, Dakota, have is undeniably strong. It’s Dakota’s unconditional love that’s kept Cooper going through addictions recovery and it started with her adoption from the SPCA.“As soon as that crat...Read More

Collegiate recovery programs growing in Ohio as the opioid addiction continues to rise – News 5 Cleveland

CLEVELAND - Universities across the country are responding to the growing opioid problem by introducing recovery programs on campuses.Lorain County Community College, Ohio University, The Ohio State University and Case Western Reserve Univer...Read More

Addiction recovery advocates praise opioid treatment plan announced by Mayhew – Portland Press Herald

Addiction recovery advocates praised the state’s decision to adopt an emergency rule change Tuesday that will allocate nearly $5 million toward treatment of MaineCare recipients and uninsured individuals who are struggling with opioid depe...Read More

ROAD TO RECOVERY: Frederick County Md. man shares his story of life after addiction

MOUNT AIRY, Md. - "It was the worst six years of my almost killed me a few times, sent me away from my family multiple times just for rehabs and what not,” said Lucas Miller, 28, of Mount Airy, ...Read More

Patient opens up about recovery from brain injury, drug addiction

INDIANAPOLIS – It’s been a long road to recovery for a southern Indiana man who now has a new outlook on life and wants others to avoid the same mistakes he's made.Eli Cornwell, 24, said a crash last October that ended with a severe brai...Read More

Loretta Lynn’s Granddaughter Comes Clean About Addiction Battles

Loretta Lynn’s Granddaughter Comes Clean About Addiction Battles By Sterling Whitaker singer Tayla Lynn opens up about her past struggles with drugs and alcohol in a brutally honest post to...Read More