SUD news 5/25/18

Predatory rehab marketers in Facebook recovery groups, exploitative treatment programs, and more.

SUD news 5/18

A new opioid treatment gets FDA approval, a Senator opens up about her personal connection to addiction, and more.

Lauren Fern Watt at the bookstore
By
Lauren Fern Watt

My mother looked around the bookstore. Why is she here, I wondered.

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By
Katherine Ketcham

I walk down the hallway to my husband, who is sitting on the edge of our bed, his head in his hands. “I’m going to talk to Ben. I’m going to talk about treatment."

SUD news 5/3/18

The increasing reach of fentanyl, new opioid crisis lawsuits, and more.

Victoria Kaplan 1
By
Victoria Kaplan

I decided to fundraise for Shatterproof after my brother, James Kaplan, died from addiction in November of 2015.

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By
Dean Dauphinais

This medication, which was prescribed to me like it was no big deal, had hijacked my body. It was terrifying.

SUD news 4/27/18

Promising news in the search for non-addictive painkillers, the Senate's new opioid package, and more.

View of the Capitol from inside

It's been a busy two weeks in Washington. Here's the latest.

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By
Kyle Mead
As someone who is in recovery, this has been an important way for me to stay
connected to the community.
 
 
SUD news 4/20/18

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

Gary Mendell testifying at the House Energy & Commerce Committee

Yesterday on the Hill, heartbreaking stories like Brian's put a human face on the opioid epidemic.

Washington Monument

Tune in to the live stream at 10:30 am!

Renee Hodges and Bobby
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. 

Capitol Hill with flag

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.

Shatterproof: Stronger Than Addiction

Fixing the broken treatment system starts now

Shatterproof is transforming addiction treatment in America. Stay tuned for updates and information

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