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Natural Remedies for Insomnia in Addiction Recovery

Insomnia puts a recovering addict at risk for relapse, tempting them to use the same substances they abused to get relief from the aggravating lack of sleep.

How the Opioid Crisis Affects Addiction Treatment Centers

The need for these services far outweighs the demand as many people who meet the critical for severe substance use disorder meet financial barriers to access treatment.
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The Deadly Game Big Pharma Played on the American People

The drug industry spent $102 million lobbying Congress to be sure the industry-favoring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act was passed. It worked.
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What My Addiction Recovery Taught Me About Living Healthy

The secrets to a healthy, happy life during addiction recovery are not easy, but they are simple: refuel, refresh, restore, reinvigorate, and relax.
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Can a Vaccine Cure Heroin Addiction?

New data about a heroin vaccine working in mice and monkeys is exciting but addiction is complicated—psychological aspects must also be addressed.
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Examining the Federal Response to the Opioid Crisis, Part 2

In the second part of her examination of the Federal response to the opioid crisis, addiction specialist Leslie Dye, MD suggests how to make it better.
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Who Should be Blamed For The Failings of Healthcare?

In the current atmosphere of blame, distrust, and unreasonable expectations, doctor-patient and student-teacher relationships need to be revisited.
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Fentanyl Makes the Opioid Epidemic So Much Worse

The prevalence and potency of Fentanyl are fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic putting many people at risk, not just those with the disease of addiction.
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Examining the Federal Response to the Opioid Crisis, Part 1

An addiction specialist on the front lines of battling the opioid epidemic in Ohio provides her perspective on Drug Addiction Commission's interim report.