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According to Center for Behavaioral Health Statistics and Quality, almost 19 million US individuals aged 12 and above misused prescription drugs in 2015. A study suggests that  many people who can recognize prescription drug misuse still don’t know what to do about it. Click here to access the pdf created by the Michigan State University researchers summarizing […]

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August’s Fruit Series Assessment (Lemon Assessment) is available now. Its purpose is to help us learn about your decision making in various scenarios. This is a special assessment through which you will be able to earn up to 1005 additional RRR points based on your performance during the task. You have to be logged into […]

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According to a new study cited by ScienceDaily , pain patients might be able to reduce opioid use successfully by using psychological tools. A two year study conducted at Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network found that at-risk chronic pain patients were more successful in reducing opioid use and improving their mood if they received […]

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July’s Fruit Series Assessment (Kiwi Assessment) is available now. Its purpose is to learn about your eating behavior in the past year. You have to be logged into your website account to access it. You can click here to sign up to IQRR if you haven’t already created an account with us. Share this:

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Washington experts recently met at a 2-day opioid summit to discuss the state’s epidemic and ideas on how to counteract it. One of the focuses of the summit was the necessity to increase access to medication assisted treatments to help people slowly wean off of addictive opioids. Read more about the event at The Fix. […]

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This NPR article explores the negative connotations of using the word “addict” to describe people with addiction and why it would be more helpful to use the phrase “person with an addiction” instead. Read more at the NPR website. Share this:

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Ohio has filed a lawsuit against five major drug companies for misrepresenting risks related to opioid addiction. According to Reuters, the five companies named in the lawsuit were Purdue Pharma LP, Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc unit, a unit of Endo International Plc, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd’s Cephalon unit and Allergan Plc. Amidst the rising number […]

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The Fruit Series Assessment for June (the Mango Assessment) is available at the website now. Only members in recovery who are registered with our website are able to access it. You have to be logged into your account to complete the assessment. Each completed assessment is worth 100 Recovery Research Rewards points. You can read […]

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North Carolina is getting a $31 million federal grant from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration that will be spent towards the fight against growing opioid addiction crisis in the state. You can read more about this news through Winston-Salem Journal. Share this:

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According to the Fix, Florida State is introducing a bill that would require people who are caught drunk driving to install mandatory ignition lock system in their vehicles for a certain period of time after first arrest. You can read more on this story at The Fix. Share this:

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