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Methadone is one of the most effective treatments available for opioid use disorder. But, Dr. Volkow says there are too many barriers to receiving it. 

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A wide range of programming is being considered, and ideas vary from state to state. New reporting sheds light on the process.

CVS Pharmacy

Another big opioid settlement payout is coming to the states. Where will that money go? 

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Advice from a Psychotherapist

Leslie Jordan headshot

The actor and comedian, who passed away last month, talked openly about his experiences with addiction and his life in recovery.

Navy Officer
By
Jay Wylie

I hope my story can help other vets who may be struggling because I found a way… and I know you can too.

An empty hallway in a hospital
By
Jess Keefe

Too few hospitals are prepared to identify and treat drug and alcohol misuse. To save lives, that's got to change. 

Matthew Perry memoir book
By
Jess Keefe

In his new memoir, the actor discusses his journey toward recovery. 

Noah Cyrus on Kelly Clarkson Show
By
Jess Keefe

The singer talked to Kelly Clarkson about finding herself two years into her recovery from Xanax addiction. 

Joe BIden
By
Jess Keefe

It’s the biggest executive action on drug policy ever. Here’s what the president’s plan entails.

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Top Addiction & Recovery News  |  Week of Oct. 16, 2022

A man holds his knee while it's in pain
By
Editorial Team

Dr. Matthew Bernard discusses non-opioid alternatives to knee pain. 

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By
Kirsten Seckler

Here's what you need to know. 

A selfie of the author, a white man with a shaved head wearing a black and white track jacket
By
John Purcell

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

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As the COVID-19 pandemic wears on, it’s never been a better time to get into a new podcast.

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