Science, Spirituality and the Road to Recovery

‘The Craving Brain’ shows the way out of addiction, following the path of one recovering addict and a physician’s 40-year walk beside 1,000 others.

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Put Down the Dating App

Recovery, not romance, should be the focus for newly sober addicts and alcoholics.

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Few Teens Receive Effective Treatment for Opioid Addiction

'The best-validated treatment for somebody struggling with an opiate addiction is treatment that includes some sort of medication assistance.'

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Republican Health Care Plan Drops Addiction Treatment Mandate

'It is a major retreat from the effort to save lives in the opiate epidemic.'

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Ben Affleck Reveals He Completed Addiction Treatment

'I want my kids to know there is no shame in getting help when you need it and to be a source of strength for anyone out there who needs help but is afraid to take the first step.'

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Mindfulness May Help Patients Reduce Suboxone Dose

Rather than fighting or avoiding the difficult states of mind that arise when withdrawing from a substance, mindfulness helps people name and tolerate craving and negative emotion.

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A 400-pound Elephant with a Stethoscope

The medical community bears responsibility for practices that have led to the alarming increase in prescription drug dependence and an equal responsibility to adopt practices that will stem the tide. ​

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Addiction: It’s a Family Affair

Addiction is rarely a solo effort or simply someone else’s problem. It is called a family disease because of its devastating impact on those closest to the person suffering from addiction, including spouses, children, other family members and even friends.

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Are We Addicted to Overspending?

American credit card debt has reached more than $935 billion. It's time to help people tackle debt and get on top of their finances.

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