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Addiction and recovery

Get the latest information and resources about addiction and recovery.

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Heroin Addiction: What You Should Know
Picture in your mind a heroin addict and chances are you’re picturing him or her wrong. Any...

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How to Support Someone in Recovery
Recovery is different for everyone, but it’s a process in which individuals work to create ...

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6 Warning Signs of Addiction
Sometimes, when people have a problem with drugs or alcohol, it’s easy for them to recogniz...

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How to Avoid a Relapse During the Most Stressful Time of Year
The holidays are meant to be a time of rest and enjoyment, surrounded by warmth and loved ones. B...

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How Medical Treatment Can Help You Beat Opioid Withdrawal
Quitting a heroin or prescription opioid addiction is a...

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Ways to Treat Hepatitis C While in Recovery for Substance Abuse
Effective hepatitis C treatments are available for everyone, including those in recovery from substa...

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Why You Should Get Medical Help for Opioid Detox
Opioid withdrawal can be unpleasant—and symptoms of the condition may lead to medical complications....

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Long-Term Effects of Opioid Use
Continued use of opiates can result in physical dependence and even addiction. In this video, Dougla...

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Faces of Addiction: Eric's Story
Eric had his first drink in his teenage years, but didn’t realize he has a problem until he failed o...

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Faces of Addiction: Jody's Story
Jody’s addiction began when she was sixteen years old with prescription opioids, but she didn’t know...
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