SUD news 7/27/18

Demi Lovato's openness about addiction, a delay in the Senate's opioid package, and more.

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A new video from the Addiction Policy Forum explains how substances rewire the brain.

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The third Shatterproof Rise Up Against Addiction event of the season took place at Grand Park in Los Angeles on June 24.

SUD news 7/13/18

HBO's PSA, deaths of despair in West Virginia, and more.

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William White, Gary Mendell, and Samantha Arsenault

Countless people have had their lives positively transformed by addiction treatment. But tragically, this is not the norm.

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Sam Arsenault joins the podcast Listening In (With Permission) to discuss Shatterproof's newest project: a consumer-friendly provider rating system.

SUD news 7/6/18

Fraudulent drug treatment centers, the opioid epidemic's impact on American children as well as parents, and more.

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Nancy Vericker

The journey was long and painful. But finally, my son JP made his homecoming—after years of addiction that tested our family.

SUD news 6/29/18

An Iowa family doctor takes on opioid addiction, tech companies deflect blame for the opioid crisis, and more.

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Thank you Kansas City for making the Rise Up Against Addiction event even better this year!

 

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The first Rise Up Against Addiction event of the season was amazing!

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Leslie Litsky

I broke my ankle a few weeks ago, and now I know firsthand: no matter how informed you are about addiction, it can still be nearly impossible to get health professionals to listen.

SUD news 6/14/18

NIH targets $500 million at the opioid crisis, addiction legislation moves through Congress, and more.

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Shannon Hartley

Even though overdose deaths have increased sharply for women, only 20% of women say they were screened for a substance use disorder before being prescribed opioids after surgery.

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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