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Three building blocks for a healthy routine in recovery | Addiction Professional Magazine

Three building blocks for a healthy routine in recovery | Addiction Professional Magazine | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
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Three building blocks for a healthy routine in recovery | Addiction Professional Magazine

 

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Drug abuse places deadly toll on families | Reading Eagle - NEWS

Drug abuse places deadly toll on families | Reading Eagle - NEWS | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
While research shows link between abuse and suicide, it is not clear if abuse by a family member leads to other suicides.
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Drug abuse places deadly toll on families | Reading Eagle - NEWS

 

"While research shows link between abuse and suicide, it is not clear if abuse by a family member leads to other suicides."

 

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9 Subtle Signs Someone Might Have A Substance Abuse Problem

9 Subtle Signs Someone Might Have A Substance Abuse Problem | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Many people enjoy getting some beers with friends or drinking a glass of wine when they're stressed, but sometimes it can be hard to tell when someone is just having fun or if they're using drugs or alcohol to cope with their problems. There are a nu
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9 Subtle Signs Someone Might Have A Substance Abuse Problem

 

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Effective treatment requires seeing the whole picture | Addiction Professional Magazine

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Effective treatment requires seeing the whole picture | Addiction Professional Magazine

 

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A neglected peril: substance abuse in nursing homes - The Boston Globe

A neglected peril: substance abuse in nursing homes - The Boston Globe | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Few nursing homes are prepared to identify and treat residents with a history of substance abuse, say specialists.
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A neglected peril: substance abuse in nursing homes - The Boston Globe

 

 

"Few nursing homes are prepared to identify and treat residents with a history of substance abuse, say specialists"

 

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Specialized forces: Launching treatment tracks for special populations | Addiction Professional Magazine

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Specialized forces: Launching treatment tracks for special populations | Addiction Professional Magazine

 

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Do ADHD medicines boost substance abuse risk?

Do ADHD medicines boost substance abuse risk? | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
(HealthDay)—Parents often worry that their children who take stimulants to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be at higher risk for substance abuse later.
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Good article about ADHD medications and the possibility of increasing substance abuse questions

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Substance abuse result of peer pressure in many cases

Substance abuse result of peer pressure in many cases | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Watch out for early signs of drug addiction in children parents warned
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Peer pressure is usually the result of most things that do not turn out well.  Substance abuse is one of them

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How to help when a loved one is struggling with alcoholism, substance...

How to help when a loved one is struggling with alcoholism, substance... | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
When dealing with substance abuse and addiction, Michael Kaspari often hears people say, "You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink.
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Great article on substance abuse and how to help a family member who is suffering from substance abuse.

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For Mark Willenbring, Substance Abuse Treatment Begins With Research

For Mark Willenbring, Substance Abuse Treatment Begins With Research | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
A psychiatrist, countering rehabilitation programs that see abuse as a defect, instead sees a medical condition treatable by drugs and behavioral therapy.
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Short article about substance abuse and treatment research.

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An Overdose Won't Stop People From Using Prescription Painkillers

More than 90 percent of people who have suffered an overdose from prescription opioids end up continuing their prescription after the fact.
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This is the danger of pain killers.  It is a thin line of using them for patients to reduce pain but also protect them from something far more dangerous-addiction.  This article looks at the power of pain killers and how they can cause massive addiction

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Binge drinking with chronic alcohol use more destructive than previously thought

Chronic alcohol use, when combined with repeated binge drinking, causes more damage to the liver than previously thought, new research shows.
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Research shows the dangers of binge drinking.  This article goes over how and what it does to the liver

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Substance abuse among nurses—warning signs and barriers

Substance abuse among nurses—warning signs and barriers | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Research published in Substance Abuse journal has found that 48 percent of the respondents in a study on drug abuse within the nursing profession reported drug or alcohol use at work. The study was conducted to learn more about substance abuse issues in conjunction with mental illness in nurses, specifically about on-the-job use and prevention. The article, Substance Use and Mental Illness Among Nurses: Workplace Warning Signs and Barriers to Seeking Assistance, looks into the statistics of dru
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A great article about substance abuse.  Substance abuse is not immune to any one person or group but can strike anyone.  The nursing profession is no exception.  This article looks at substance abuse within the nursing profession

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Substance abuse among children on the rise

Substance abuse among children on the rise | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Indian Academy of Paediatrics to organise campaign involving students, teachers, and parents
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Substance abuse among children on the rise

 

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Women face unique challenges with substance abuse

Women face unique challenges with substance abuse | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Addiction is one of the most difficult battles to face for both men and women. But when it comes to the development of substance abuse and treatment approaches for women,
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Women face unique challenges with substance abuse

 

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Drug and alcohol addiction treatment results improved when teens stopped smoking, researcher finds

Drug and alcohol addiction treatment results improved when teens stopped smoking, researcher finds | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Addiction treatment results improved when teens in a residential program stopped smoking, new research confirms.
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Drug and alcohol addiction treatment results improved when teens stopped smoking, researcher finds

"Addiction treatment results improved when teens in a residential program stopped smoking, new research confirms"

 

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Opioid crisis gives rise to new caregivers who need assistance | Addiction Professional Magazine

Opioid crisis gives rise to new caregivers who need assistance | Addiction Professional Magazine | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
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Opioid crisis gives rise to new caregivers who need assistance | Addiction Professional Magazine

 

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America's Drug Overdose Epidemic: Can Nurses Control...

America's Drug Overdose Epidemic: Can Nurses Control... | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Sometime on May 2016, Macklemore and President Obama asked for another billion dollars to fight drug overdoses. Why do we have an addiction crises?
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"Sometime on May 2016, Macklemore and President Obama asked for another billion dollars to fight drug overdoses. Why do we have an addiction crises?"

 

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Prescription drug abuse tied to increased risk of teen suicide | Fox News

Prescription drug abuse tied to increased risk of teen suicide | Fox News | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Suicide is a leading cause of death for teens worldwide, and the odds of suicide attempts may be higher when adolescents abuse prescription drugs, a Chinese study suggests.
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Prescription drug abuse tied to increased risk of teen suicide | Fox News

"Suicide is a leading cause of death for teens worldwide, and the odds of suicide attempts may be higher when adolescents abuse prescription drugs, a Chinese study suggests"

 

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Youth Need Substance Abuse Help in Communities, Experts Say

Youth Need Substance Abuse Help in Communities, Experts Say | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Adolescents with substance abuse problems too often cannot access treatment unless they land in the juvenile justice system, experts say.
Relying on the justice system to treat substance abuse also means treatment is rooted in racial divisions, says Evan Elkin, national executive director of Reclaiming Futures. Youth of color are disproportionately represented in the juvenile justice system.
“We operate two public health systems in America. One is for people of color and one is for the white population. Public health is mediated through the justice system,” he said.
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Good care for our youth involves teaching them, about the danger of drugs and substance abuse

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Analyzing the psyche of risky drivers: Study of repeat drunk drivers, speeding offenders finds distinct behavioral profiles

Analyzing the psyche of risky drivers: Study of repeat drunk drivers, speeding offenders finds distinct behavioral profiles | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Road crashes are the world's leading cause of preventable death and injury in people under 35, accounting for around 5 million casualties every year. Repeat offenders make a disproportionate contribution to these statistics -- and are known for their poor response to education and prevention efforts. But a better understanding of the subconscious and emotional processes of high-risk drivers could make a difference, according to new research.
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What pushes risky drivers to the edge?  Why do they drive while under the influence?  This article looks at some of these behavorial profiles

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What's the Buzz?: How parent's substance abuse affects the home

What's the Buzz?: How parent's substance abuse affects the home | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Substance abuse exists when alcohol or any other drug causes continued disruption and harmful consequences in a person’s life physically, emotionally, socially, spiritually or economically, and the person still continues
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Good home example by parents help create good habits within children.  The same is true with substance abuse.  This article looks at how a parent's substance abuse can affect not only the home life but also the children and their potential substance abuse

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With substance abuse, prevention education has to start at early age

With substance abuse, prevention education has to start at early age | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
HADLEY — “You are the front lines in prevention. You can make a difference in kids’ lives.”
That’s the charge Northwestern
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Education at an early age and good parenting are key to substance abuse reduction

This article looks at these issues and how prevention at an early age is key

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Medicaid co-pays to more than double for substance abuse and mental health services next year

Medicaid co-pays to more than double for substance abuse and mental health services next year | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
People who make more than $11,700 and are insured under the state’s Medicaid expansion program will pay higher co-payments starting
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The necessity of care for addiction can be seen as medicaid copays will double the following year.  The need for help is real as substance abuse counselors and other psychiatric professionals come together to help

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Nuts in NY: Anxiety, depression, substance abuse afflict 1/5 of New Yorkers

Nuts in NY: Anxiety, depression, substance abuse afflict 1/5 of New Yorkers | Substance Abuse | Scoop.it
Depression and abuse of alcohol and drugs are the top contributors of disease among New York City residents, a new report says, as threats to mental health disproportionately affect people of color and those in poverty.
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This article reviews an alarming amount of depression, substance abuse and anxiety within New York City.  One fifths of the people have these issues

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