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Dual Diagnosis: Maine Considers Mental Health Along With Addiction

The state of Maine is currently leading the nation in prescription opioid addiction per capita. While this stat is alarming, one doctor says there’s much more to consider than the addictions alone. Dual Diagnosis Dr. […]

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Motivational Mediation Monday: Keep Calm and Play On

“We don’t stop playing because we get old. We get old because we stop playing.” – Satchel Paige Play On I am a firm believer that laughter and play are a crucial part of not […]

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2015 Boston Marathon: Man Runs Race 4 Times to Raise Addiction Awareness

Addicts and alcoholics are people too! David Clark’s efforts at the 2015 Boston Marathon is a shining example of what people in recovery can do once they put down the booze and drugs and embrace […]

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Puerto Rico Exports Addicts to Chicago Under False Pretenses

A recent news story by WBEZ91.5, revealed that Puerto Rico is exporting many of its drug addicted residents to treatment facilities in Chicago; facilities that are not properly licensed to treat drug addiction and alcoholism. As a […]

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IN Declares HIV Outbreak A Public Health Emergency

Since January, one county in Indiana has seen more than 20 times as many HIV cases as it typically sees in an entire year – and the number of infected patients is expected to rise. […]

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Will A New NJ Law Help Stop Heroin Addiction?

A new law proposed this spring in New Jersey would require doctors who prescribe their patients certain kinds of medications to explicitly discuss the risks of addiction. Will a law help curb the heroin addiction […]

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Motivational Meditation Monday: Keep Calm and Play In The Rain

“The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Play In The Rain It’s going to rain in life. It will get cloudy and the colors […]

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Common Myths About Addiction And Those Who Suffer

There are so many myths about addiction and what or who an addict/alcoholic is, that we felt it was important to not only address them, but smash those myths right now. Common Myths About Addiction […]

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Jon Hamm Rehab: ‘Mad Men’ Star Completes 30-day Rehab

In late March, TMZ reported that Mad Men actor Jon Hamm had completed a 30-day rehab program for alcohol abuse. Jon Hamm Rehab News A cocktail culture Hamm is best known for his role as […]

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AA Success Rate: Is Alcoholics Anonymous Failing Us?

Alcoholic Anonymous  has become one of the most sought out forms of recovery for alcoholism, yet many still question the AA success rate when it comes to long-term sobriety and relapse. The reason is because […]

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CBS Special with Michael Botticelli: Faith, Hope & the Burden of Addiction

On April 12, national Drug Czar and recovered alcoholic, Michael Botticelli, was featured in a special broadcast on CBS called, “Faith, Hope, and the Burden of Addiction.”  The half-hour presentation included segments explaining the disease of addiction […]

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Baby Boomer Generation At Risk As Drug Use Noticeably Increases

Drug use is on the rise among the baby boomer generation.  According to the Wall Street Journal, baby boomers are among the 76 million that are the most at risk to be active in addiction […]

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