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Opioids

For Pregnant Women, Stigma Complicates Opioid Misuse Treatment

In Pennsylvania, one community health center is working with new and expectant moms to tackle opioid dependency.

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Opioids

If Your Loved One Is Considering Sobriety or Newly Sober, Read This

It’s incredibly difficult to reintegrate yourself into society when you’ve destroyed your own support system.

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Coronavirus Covid-19

What It’s Like to Be on Methadone During a Pandemic

Imagine the effect on society if the methadone clinics suddenly shut their doors? There would be rioting, robbery, and a lot of people going back to using illicit drugs just to be able to function.

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Opioids

The Opioid Crisis Is Our Greatest Opportunity

Overdose survivors need more than a second (or third) chance: they need a parachute. When you’re in free fall, a little more time isn’t much help.

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Opioid Settlements

How Should The Money From The Opioid Settlement Be Spent?

Tight controls will be needed to guarantee that all funds support evidence-based methods of prevention and treatment.

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Harm Reduction

We Need Harm Reduction for All Drugs, Not Just Opioids

While we’ve made great strides with harm reduction for people who use opioids, we’re slow to provide non-abstinence-based treatment for people who use other drugs.

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Methadone

My Methadone Pregnancy

I listened to what my doctor told me. I did my research and I am at peace with my decision: getting off methadone while I was pregnant just wasn’t an option.

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Medication-assisted Treatment

Kansas Prisoner To Get Medication-Assisted Treatment, But Others Won’t  

The ACLU was able to reach a settlement on the prisoner’s behalf but were unable to garner widespread policy change.

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Suboxone

In Recovery, on Suboxone, and in the Weed Business

In print and online, I preached cannabis. In life, I practiced therapy and Suboxone.

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Treating Depression

Patients, Psychiatrists Share Their Experience With Treating Depression

From medication to exercise, patients and psychiatrists get candid about their methods of treating depression.