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LOLADE FADULUSEP 21, 2018 published in The Atlantic Opioid users turn to bathrooms, especially ones that are single stall, for a number of reasons, says Brett Wolfson-Stofko, an author on a new study about training employees to respond to overdoses. Bathrooms tend to be safer than other...

9/22/2018 Andis Robeznieks Senior Staff Writer published in AMA Opioid use disorder affects us all. The impact on families is becoming better understood, as is the need to involve patients’ loved ones in a treatment plan. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has described families as interconnected...

Published by WHYY By Joel Wolfram August 13, 2018 -- Addiction researchers at the University of Pennsylvania say it’s time to stop using “addict” and “alcoholic” when talking about people with substance use disorders. The recommendation comes out of a new study that found the terms are associated with a strong negative...

Published by Addiction Policy Forum by Staff 08/15/2018 -- The Other Side is a sober bar featuring a pool table, ping pong tables, bag toss sets, darts, and video games. During the week, the location hosts various recovery groups including Alcoholics Anonymous and SMART. On the weekend, the bar hosts...

Published by Journal of Addiction Medicine By Bagra, Igam, MD; Krishnan, Vijay, MD; Rao, Ravindra, MD; Agrawal, Alok, MD Objectives: Use of various psychoactive substances can influence outcomes of patients on opioid agonist treatment (OAT). While use of alcohol and cocaine has shown to adversely affect OAT results, associated cannabis use shows mixed...

Published by NBC News Maggie Fox /  Jul.11.2018 -- New synthetic opioids are killing more people than ever before, with more than half of all opioid overdose deaths caused by the powerful, lab-made drugs, federal officials said Wednesday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a Health Alert Network warning about the...