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By
Cristina Rabadan-Diehl

Addiction is so hard for everyone, no matter where you live, but perhaps for those of us who speak a foreign language, there is an element of insecurity and a culture barrier.

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If stigma has silenced you, please know that you are not alone. It's time for us to speak louder than stigma.

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Join Melissa Etheridge, Corey O’Brien, Brandon Mitchell, and more to shatter stigma and support recovery.

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ATLAS is a free, web-based platform that helps exhausted, distraught and confused people find the help they need.

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Dr. Joe Smith, an anesthesiologist in Virginia, is committed to raising awareness about the importance of increased access to non-opioid options.

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By
Bill Bradley

Try typing “treatment center” in a search engine. You'll find endless results ranging from professional treatment center “chains” to places offering outdated, often ineffective approaches.  

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By
Courtney Gallo Hunter, VP, State Policy

Access to evidence-based treatment for behavioral healthcare continues to be a significant challenge, and this lack of care is one of the many reasons why overdoses are rising in many states.

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By
Courtney Gallo Hunter, VP, State Policy

Overdoses deaths are up 17.5% during the pandemic. But overdoses don't have to be fatal.

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By
Eitan Solomon

Finding evidence-based, high quality medical care to treat the foremost health crisis in our country should not be a matter of chance. 

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By
Dave Patel

Everyone can help change the world, even it it's only a little.

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By
Diana Yoder

No mother should have to walk in my shoes, but until the day that’s possible I am hopeful that a tool like ATLAS will be provide fact-based guidance and ensuring patients receive the care that’s

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The Senator discussed the importance of addiction solutions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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By
John Purcell

Finding the right addiction treatment is essential for recovery. I am miraculously lucky, but many are not.

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42 treatment programs. Countless emergency doses of naloxone. But Mark survived it all. Now, he's thriving in recovery.

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By
Courtney Gallo Hunter, VP, State Policy

We're currently treating addiction in emergency rooms after acute episodes like an overdose occur. But it doesn't have to be this way.