Anne Lopez, Director of Shatterproof Family Programs

It’s important to protect yourself and your wellness throughout the holiday season. Here are a few tips that may help you redirect thinking and control urges to use during the holidays.

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Support for addiction in emergency rooms, an increase in cocaine overdose deaths, and more.

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Prescription heroin, Chinese fentanyl, and more.


We discussed the role opioids have played in orthopedic procedures, and how effective non-opioid options can be utilized during surgery to reduce overprescribing and addiction risk. 

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Edie Magnus

Before long, she was drinking bottles of cough syrup a day. She gained more than 50 pounds. She began to lose her hair. And it spiraled down from there.

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New overdose data from the CDC, how to manage your health when you have a family history of addiction, and more.


The 2nd annual Rise Up Against Addiction 5K Walk/Run event in Atlanta united over 1,200 people on November 3, 2018.

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Jess Keefe

No matter how long it’s been since your loss, there’s no doubt that the holiday season is especially hard. But there are ways to get through it—and even enjoy parts of it. 

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A New Jersey lawsuit, a reckoning in the restaurant industry, and more.

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How to get health insurance to cover opioid addiction, good news about naloxone's shelf life, and more.


Shatterproof took its national movement, the Rise Up Against Addiction 5K Walk/Run event, to the National Capital Area on October 20, 2018.

Dr Elizabeth Cherot

From C-sections to hysterectomies, it's possible to treat women's surgical pain without over-reliance on opioids. Dr. Elizabeth Cherot explains how she does it at her practice.

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DAs and drugs, addiction treatment in ERs, and more.

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On October 14, 2018, over 3,000 walkers and runners gathered at Pier 84 in New York City for the community’s second annual Shatterproof Rise Up Against Addiction 5K Walk/Run event.

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The morning of October 6, 2018, started off with stormy weather, but then the skies cleared and over 1,500 people from across Chicago gathered for the Shatterproof’s Rise Up Against Addiction event.

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