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Carli Wargo

During Recovery Month, we should celebrate all paths to recovery, including methadone - a medication that is far too stigmatized, yet saves lives. 

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Alexa Sparkman

Parents share their experience of what it's like to care for a child who's in recovery. 

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Kristen DeRamus, Shatterproof Ambassador

I've spent the last two years working in a Methadone clinic and I have seen the community I live in be extremely ugly to the clients I work with. 

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Holly Jespersen

I know I wouldn’t be where I am today without a lot of difficult conversations — both with others and with myself.

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Kelsey Ferrara

Parenting is never easy, but parenting a child experiencing addiction can feel impossible. 

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Jackey Bell

There's no single treatment program that can help everyone. But everyone deserves the treatment that is best for them. ATLAS will help get more people there. 

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Kelsey Ferrara

We're breaking down all of your questions about a controversial harm reduction tool: fentanyl test strips. 

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Dr. Francis Collins says this about addiction: “Genetics load the gun and environment pulls the trigger.”

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Kelsey Ferrara

Upon searching the truck, soldiers found over 800,000 counterfeit pills that contained fentanyl. 

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Holly Jespersen, Senior Communications Manager, Shatterproof

Shatterproof's Biggest DIY Fundrasing Event Is Back! 

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Colleen Michealis

While participating in a Rise Up Against Addiction Walk, Colleen was blown away by the support she received from families, educators, and friends. 



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Stigma is one of those concepts that most people know about but that, when asked, it is hard to explain.

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Alex Kaplan

A new horror film explores how the hardest person to learn to love is sometimes yourself.

what is fentanyl

National Fentanyl Awareness Day is a day of action to raise public awareness about an urgent problem: people dying at alarming rates due to illegally made fentanyl (FEN-ta-nyl), a dangerous synthetic opioid.

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Jennifer Collins

We survive because we must, whether it is for our children who are living, to honor our loved ones in some unique way, or because there is no other choice.

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Recovery is for every person, every family, and every community.

We’re on a mission to end the addiction crisis in America. With your help, we can save lives and make addiction treatment available to everyone who needs it.

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