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FACING A PROBLEM: small town battles drug addiction epidemic – Story | KSAZ

SAFFORD, Ariz. (KSAZ) - According to a recent report by the U.S. Surgeon General's Office, nearly 13 million Americans misused prescription pain relievers last year, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says three out of ...Read More

How Virginia dramatically expanded treatment options for addiction (and skirted federal law) | PBS NewsHour

LYNCHBURG, Va. — A few months ago, if you lived in Virginia, relied on Medicaid, and were seeking a residential treatment program for substance abuse, you had few to choose from. To be precise, you had four.Today, you would have 71.That i...Read More

Opioid addiction crisis spurs brutal candor in obituaries | Fox News

Andrew Oswald kept a secret. Friends and neighbors in his hometown of Hamilton, N.J., knew Oswald as a gifted writer, a music buff and the kind of guy parents wanted their sons to hang around and their daughters to date. On Jan. 27, A...Read More

Fatal car crashes now more likely to be linked to drugs than alcohol • Addiction Now | Substance Abuse, Drug Addiction and Recovery News Source

InformPopular The rate of drugged drivers killed in accidents has now surpassed the rate of drunk drivers for the first time, according to a comprehensive update to a 2015 report about the rates of substance use while driving in the U.S....Read More

Why are teen athletes more likely to misuse opioids? • Addiction Now | Substance Abuse, Drug Addiction and Recovery News Source

InformPopular Adolescents who play at least one high contact sport are at a high risk for engaging in the nonmedical use of prescription opioids (NUPO) and heroin use, a recent study conducted by researchers from the University of Michig...Read More

Abstinence and social support crucial to improved quality of life after drug detox • Addiction Now | Substance Abuse, Drug Addiction and Recovery News Source

InformPopular Maintaining abstinence and receiving social support after inpatient drug detox are key factors in improving the quality of life of an individual in recovery, a recent study found.Norwegian researchers conducted a study with...Read More

Exercising is an effective strategy for drug addiction recovery | EmaxHealth

To understand the mechanisms on why drug addiction happens, you need to know more about neuropeptides called endorphins. They are involved in pain management, possessing morphine like effects, and are involved in natural reward circuits such...Read More

Exploring the adolescent brain to prevent substance use disorders • Addiction Now | Substance Abuse, Drug Addiction and Recovery News Source

InformPopular Researchers sought to help develop effective early prevention and intervention strategies for at-risk adolescents with substance use disorders (SUDs) by focusing on specific brain patterns and risk factors associated with t...Read More

Availability, legality and safety misconceptions fueled a global opioid crisis • Addiction Now | Substance Abuse, Drug Addiction and Recovery News Source

InformPopular The transition from opioid prescription pills to heroin has been well documented, but recent research shed light on the factors that have led to a sharp rise in the non-medical use of prescription opioids and heroin use and...Read More