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Deep Brain Stimulation and Its Effects on Depression

By Rebecca Kovacs

Can Deep Brain Stimulation help treat depression in a way that antidepressants cannot? Continue Reading

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Esketamine Nasal Spray Approved to Treat Depression

The FDA has approved a new fast-acting depression treatment option, offering hope to those who need it most. The drug will be a... Continue Reading

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Study: E-Cigs May Increase the Odds of a Stroke

A recent study has found that using e-cigarettes increases the likelihood of suffering a stroke or heart attack. Continue Reading

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How Thirdhand Smoke Exposes Children to Toxic Chemicals

Even when the air clears or appears “safe”, toxic chemicals linger and affect anyone within that area, especially children. Continue Reading

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What Can Telemedicine Do For Addiction Treatment?

By Germain Palacios

Telemedicine has made access to healthcare easier than ever, including clinical services for recovering substance abusers. Continue Reading

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How Dry January Set the Trend for Non-Alcoholic Beverages

The Dry January Movement began in 2012 and has spread beyond the UK since its inception. Continue Reading

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Study Finds a Connection Between Gut Bacteria and Depression

By Audrey Beim

This research can help determine a potential link between dietary choices and mental well-being. Continue Reading

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Opioid Epidemic: The Surprising Source for Future Concern

By Audrey Beim

According to the National Safety Council, a person in the U.S. is more likely to die from an accidental opioid overdose than fr... Continue Reading

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STUDY: The 5 Types of Problem Drinking Are Common at Different Ages

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

New research has uncovered that there are 5 different types of problem drinking — each one more common at different stages of l... Continue Reading

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5 Powerful Reinforcements for Long-Term Recovery

By Tori Utley

Recovery brings many natural, non-material rewards you can count on to help you stay sober for the long-haul. Continue Reading

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Empowering the Addict with Narcan is a Crucial First Step

By Joanne Chu

In response to this public health crisis, Walgreens recently announced that they are stocking the overdose-reversing drug in al... Continue Reading

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We’re In On the Joke and We Can’t Stop Laughing

By Joanne Chu

This is My Brave "The Resistance" show featured a lineup of comedians who struggle with mental health, addiction or both. Continue Reading

We’re With the Band: Raising Hell and Awareness with Rock to Recovery

By Caitlin Thiede

Rock to Recovery’s second annual concert and fundraising event is once again proving that the most sensational highs are felt w... Continue Reading

Join Our Rock to Recovery Sweepstakes!

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

Submit your response to win tickets to "Rock to Recovery 2 Concert" at the Fonda Theater on Saturday, September 16! Continue Reading

The 'Opioid Vaccine' is Here, But It Needs Funding

By Caitlin Thiede

If there ever was a time the world needs a scientific discovery that could potentially save the lives of addicts from overdosin... Continue Reading

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