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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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According to federal and local authorities, a major drug ring in NYC was using vehicles with fake Uber stickers to deliver drugs. Six people were arrested recently after a joint investigation by federal and local authorities. Read more about this at the Fix. Share this:

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Recent CNN report explores how the tech industry is trying to use machine learning algorithms and addiction research to better help individuals with different kinds of substance and behavior addiction. Read the article and watch a news segment online at CNN’s website. Share this:

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Listen to the NPR segment on how former opioid addicts safely get pain relief after surgery. You can also read the transcript at NPR’s website. Share this:

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The Clinton Foundation and Adapt Pharma have recently joined forces to give colleges 40,000 NARCAN nasal spray to help fight the rising number of opioid overdose deaths. According to Washington Post, NARCAN nasal spray is the only FDA-approved nasal spray that is designed to be simple enough to be potentially administered without medical training. Read […]

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