Anne Emerson and her fiance
Anne Emerson

Overdose Awareness Day is August 31. In honor of this painful but important day, we're sharing stories from Shatterproof community members who've experienced overdose firsthand.

SUD news 8/24/18

A justice department crackdown, new research on prescribing practices, and more.

Taylor McNeil and her brother
Taylor McNeil

Almost 8 years ago, I lost my brother Tyler to the growing epidemic of addiction. 

Alan Charles

The most dangerous lies people tell are the lies they tell themselves.

SUD news 8/17/17

Bleak new overdose numbers from the CDC, a groundbreaking treatment approach in New Hampshire, and more.

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Laura Silverman

Laura Silverman of the Sobriety Collective just celebrated 11 years sober. She offers up tips and tricks that have kept her going throughout her recovery.

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The high cost of rehab, a new study on teens and opioids, and more.

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Dr. Misiek shares how patients, and parents, can navigate a pain management conversation with their surgeon.

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Shatterproof’s Rise Up Against Addiction movement headed to Great Lawn Park in Denver, where more than 1,000 people from the community united to shatter the stigma of addiction and help transform treatment in America.

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Jess Keefe

If you have someone in your life who is dealing with a relapse, don’t panic. Here's what experts say about supporting someone through the experience.

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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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.

Shatterproof: Stronger Than Addiction

192 Americans die from drug overdoses each day.

This must stop. Help reverse the addiction crisis in America.

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