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Addiction showcases the brain’s flexibility
Every day sees a new research article on addiction, be it cocaine, heroin, food or porn. Each one takes a specific angle on how addiction works in the brain. more
Drug overdose deaths in 2013 increased in Fayette; Eastern Kentucky rates are state's highest
A report issued by the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy showed that the state's largest increase in the raw number of overdose fatalities last year occurred in Fayette County, with 86 deaths in 2013, up from 74 in 2012. more
Bill aims to address drug-dependent babies
U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell introduced a bill on Thursday that aims to reduce the number of babies born withdrawing from opiates because of their mothers' addictions. more
Self-Empowered Approach to Addiction Recovery (Video)
Tom Horvath, Ph.D., a California licensed and board certified clinical psychologist (ABPP), has been President of SMART Recovery® for well over a decade. more
The U.S. Addiction Rehab Industry
Drug, alcohol and other addiction rehab in the United States is big business - $35 billion this year. There are now 14,000+ treatment facilities and growing. more
WSU team studying hookah addiction
It’s worked with cigarette smokers, drug addicts and children who stutter. Researchers at Washington State University hope it can help wean people off hookah. more
Chasing the heroin resurgence
The resurgence of the deadly drug has sparked a flurry of action from governors' mansions and statehouses across New England and the Midwest to small-town police stations from northern Kentucky to Wisconsin. more
A Heroin User's Story: Naloxone Gives a Mother Back Her Son, But Can't Cure Addiction
Peter Ruhry got what many other drug abusers never get: a second chance. Mr. Ruhry grew up in Nassau County, in a home without drugs. He started using drugs in April 2007; two years later, in May 2009, he overdosed on heroin, said his mother, Angie Ruhry. more
Fighting Addiction With Medication?
There are many ways to cope with addiction, but one treatment method is becoming more popular. more
Bringing addicts back from the brink
A former addict-turned-drug counsellor tells Kelly Clarke how he wants his experience to create a positive path for others. more
What are the Benefits of a Halfway House?
Halfway houses are gaining popularity as one facet of a substance abuse recovery plan because they offer so many different benefits. It is definitely going to be a wise idea for you to consider the benefits available to you through the halfway house concept. more