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Substance use disorder

Find out everything you need to know about substance use disorder, including symptoms, treatment, causes, management and more.

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9 Ways to Use Opioids Safely
Opioids are powerful pain meds that can be extremely addictive. See how to dodge common opioid pitfa...

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Can I do all of my addiction therapy in one program?
It is common for people who have one addiction to have another type of addiction. In this video, Dr....

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What Chemicals Are in Your Cigarette?
In addition to highly addictive nicotine, ...

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Would You Know If Your Child is Vaping?
The signs of e-cigarette use are subtle, but the health risks are clear.

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Why Addiction Relapses Happen
Strategies to help you stay sober and help a loved one experiencing a relapse.

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How to Treat Substance Use Disorders
No matter what your goals, there are many substance use disorder treatment options and programs.

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How do I know if I have an addiction?
Watch as Dr. Judi Hollis discusses how to know if you have an addiction.

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Drug addiction: a chronic disease of the brain
Nora Volkow, MD, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse at the National Institutes of Heal...

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5 Ways to Prevent a New Year’s Hangover
No one wants to start the new year with a hangover. So, if you want to imbibe, follow these tips.

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Alcohol Causes 1 in 20 Deaths Worldwide—Plus 5 Other Vital Facts
Harmful alcohol use is responsible for more than 3 million global deaths a year, according to a n...