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By
Lisa Blanchard, VP, Spectrum Health Systems

More than 1/3 of Americans say the pandemic has had a significant impact on their mental health, with 8% sharing that it has caused them to drink and misuse drugs more than before.

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By
Taylor McCaughey

Lately, I've learned a lot about healing.

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By
Amy Small

Twenty-five years ago, I was eight months pregnant with my first baby girl. Not quite a mother, but my protruding belly was proof that in just a few weeks I would qualify for that title

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By
Courtney Gallo Hunter & Edward Carlson

For states looking to help their constituents with addiction, consider following Louisiana’s example and taking similar state-wide actions to respond.

Shatterproof Ambassador Patti Vargas and her sons
By
Pattie Vargas

Here's to all the moms out there … those who have had the storybook Motherhood experience and those of us who have not, and the millions of us who fall anywhere on the continuum.

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By
Courtney Gallo Hunter, VP, State Policy

In order to increase access to treatment for those struggling, our report emphasizes the need to remove the buprenorphine waiver requirement.

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The film follows three families inadvertently impacted by opioid addiction that began with a prescription to manage pain after surgery.

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By
Dr. Thomas McLellan

Patient privacy is critical. But in order to effectively treat addiction, health care systems need to be able to safely share information.

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By
Channah VanRegenmorter

Pandemics are not kind to recovery, and I didn’t want the people we care about to be alone and abandoned during this stressful time.

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By
Shatterproof's ATLAS Team

The addiction treatment system is rapidly adapting to a changing world and Shatterproof is here to help.

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By
Matthew Stefanko

Distance is the new normal. That’s dangerous for people with addiction. But there are ways we can all help.

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Our Vice President of National Treatment Quality Initiatives, Samantha Arsenault, talked to NBC’s Kate Snow about the increased risks people with addiction face during this pandemic.

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By
Dr. Elizabeth Salisbury-Afshar

Virtual treatment and recovery programs work well for many patients, but there are obstacles that must be addressed.

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By
Dr. Richard Chudacoff

My personal experience navigating addiction with a loved one has certainly affected the way I treat my patients.

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Growing up is hard. But staying healthy shouldn’t be.