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STUDY: The 5 Types of Problem Drinking Are Common at Different Ages

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

New research has uncovered that there are 5 different types of problem drinking — each one more common at different stages of l... Continue Reading

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5 Powerful Reinforcements for Long-Term Recovery

By Tori Utley

Recovery brings many natural, non-material rewards you can count on to help you stay sober for the long-haul. Continue Reading

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Empowering the Addict with Narcan is a Crucial First Step

By Joanne Chu

In response to this public health crisis, Walgreens recently announced that they are stocking the overdose-reversing drug in al... Continue Reading

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We’re In On the Joke and We Can’t Stop Laughing

By Joanne Chu

This is My Brave "The Resistance" show featured a lineup of comedians who struggle with mental health, addiction or both. Continue Reading

How to Keep Recovery in Mind During Tumultuous Times

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, life coach and talk radio co-host of Girl Power Hour on Blog Talk Radio.

It’s not always as simple as 1-2-3, but the aforementioned steps do provide important reminders and actions toward preventing r... Continue Reading

We’re With the Band: Raising Hell and Awareness with Rock to Recovery

By Caitlin Thiede

Rock to Recovery’s second annual concert and fundraising event is once again proving that the most sensational highs are felt w... Continue Reading

Join Our Rock to Recovery Sweepstakes!

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

Submit your response to win tickets to "Rock to Recovery 2 Concert" at the Fonda Theater on Saturday, September 16! Continue Reading

The 'Opioid Vaccine' is Here, But It Needs Funding

By Caitlin Thiede

If there ever was a time the world needs a scientific discovery that could potentially save the lives of addicts from overdosin... Continue Reading

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Opioid Addicts Get High with Over-the-Counter Anti-Diarrhea Drugs

By Caitlin Thiede

Here's what you really need to know about the dangers of loperamide as a way to get through withdrawal symptoms and get high. Continue Reading

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Puerto Rican Native Brings Cultural Insight to SAMHSA Mental Health Awareness Day

By Joanne Chu

Juan Vélez Court represents the Puerto Rican community at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMH... Continue Reading

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Narcan is Now Available to Be Used at Home

By Joanne Chu

NARCAN® Nasal Spray is the first and only FDA-approved naloxone nasal spray intended for use by laypeople. Continue Reading

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Prop 64: An Unknown Future for California

By Colleen Marlett

Does California know what it just voted into law? Here's a quick overview of Proposition 64. Continue Reading

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The State of Addiction Under the Trump Administration

By Joanne Chu

With President-elect Donald Trump's January 20 inauguration fast approaching, the severity of U.S. drug addiction problem now l... Continue Reading

Changing the Way First Responders Respond to Addiction

By Joanne Chu

A celebrity addiction and life coach has created a free intervention course specifically for the police, firefighter and parame... Continue Reading

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New Treatment for Heroin Addiction

By Dominica Applegate

Reserachers recently discovered that hydromorphone, typically sold under the brand name Dilaudid, can also be a highly effectiv... Continue Reading

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