SUD news 4/20/18

A crackdown in West Virginia and Michigan, a text messaging tool to support recovery, and more.

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By
Renée Hodges

Addiction is a disease and it cannot be hidden away like a colony of lepers on an isolated island, shameful and out of sight. 

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With hearings in both the House and Senate and a number of bills under discussion to address the opioid epidemic, this was a busy week on Capitol Hill.

Taylor Running
By
Taylor McCaughey

Lately, I've learned a lot about healing.

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Key addiction legislation is moving into committee hearings. Here are the details.

SUD news 4/6/18

The Surgeon General's new naloxone advisory, NIH's opioid plan, and more.

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With their new song, “You Won’t See Me Again,” iconic band Sister Hazel is on a mission to shatter the stigma surrounding alcohol addiction.

SUD news 3/30/18

An interview with Scott Gottlieb, treating pain without opioids, and more.

Shannon and Connor
By
Shannon Hartley

My son Connor had his wisdom teeth out this past summer. The oral surgeon refused to let us leave without a 30 day prescription for Percocet.

SUD news 3/23

Congress' new opioid bills, Trump's speech, and more.

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Here’s an update on where we stand with federal addiction initiatives in 2018.

Rick Werner and James
By
Rick Werner

We lost James to an overdose a little over a year ago. Now, we're focused on helping others.

Weekly news 3/16

An opioid plan from the White House, damage control from Purdue, and more.

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By
Dr. Tom McLellan

A recent paper draws flawed conclusions about naloxone.

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