17 APR

Hilary Delladio
4:46 pm
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Cuts We Can’t Afford: Funding Federal Research into Medical Marijuana

Cuts We Can’t Afford: Funding Federal Research into Medical Marijuana The budget President Trump submitted to Congress for approval proposed a 5 billion dollar cut to the National Institutes of Health, part of the Department of Health and Human Services and one of the agencies responsible for overseeing ongoing medical research and innovation. Support from […]

6 FEB

Hilary Delladio
7:39 pm
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Natural Highs: Healthy Coping Mechanisms to Get You Through Adversity

Natural Highs: Healthy Coping Mechanisms to Get You Through Adversity   Harvard medical researchers agree: at its core addiction is a brain-based co-optation of our learning processes. Individuals addicted to heroin, prescription drugs, alcohol and even cigarettes all continue to abuse their drug of choice not because they’re blind to the damage it’s causing them, […]

9 JAN

Hilary Delladio
5:26 pm
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You Want to Stick Me with Needles? The Scoop on Acupuncture and How It Can Help You

Acupuncture is a time-tested medical practice. But the only thing most people know about the treatment is that it involves inserting therapeutic needles into the body. That’s enough to make even the toughest patients turn squeamish. These days a growing number of people In the United States are pushing through their misconceptions about acupuncture to […]

29 DEC

Hilary Delladio
3:34 am
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New Year, Fresh Priorities: National Addiction Treatment Goals for 2017

New Year, Fresh Priorities: National Addiction Treatment Goals for 2017 What’s on your list of New Year’s resolutions? As a country, there’s no shortage of things we can change or improve upon; the way we’ve handled the opioid abuse crisis is no exception. Here are a few resolutions the United States should adopt in order […]

14 NOV

Hilary Delladio
4:33 pm
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Stronger Together: Prevent Addiction by Building Strong Coping Mechanisms

Quality relationships with loved ones are some of the most powerful and influential emotional support tools we have. Responsible parents want to know, “How can I have fun with my child while giving them the tools they’ll need to take care of themselves through life’s adversities?” Here’s how you and your loved ones can build […]

31 OCT

Hilary Delladio
5:14 pm
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It Takes a Village: Let’s Address Childhood Mental Illness

Watching a young person navigate the pitfalls of middle school and high school can be excruciating, especially if those years were hard for you. Once we become adults, we take on a new set of problems like paying bills and getting ahead at work, but kids suffer from mental stress and illness a lot more […]

26 OCT

Hilary Delladio
10:54 pm
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People Over Profit: Will Pharmaceutical Lobbyists Fight to End Addiction?

People Over Profit: Will Pharmaceutical Lobbyists Fight to End Addiction?   As opioid addiction continues to grow, stakeholders ranging from elected officials and treatment providers to the average citizen are all struggling to fight and end this national epidemic. The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), historically one of the biggest and most powerful […]

18 OCT

Hilary Delladio
7:15 pm
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The Secret’s in the Silence: Tips for Maintaining Your Recovery in a Small Town

The Secret’s in the Silence: Tips for Maintaining Your Recovery in a Small Town Anyone who’s spent time in a small town has run into one of addiction’s greatest catalysts: boredom. Whether you’re looking for a way to pass the time or a way to escape the city limits, rural drug abuse that started at […]

5 OCT

Hilary Delladio
9:35 pm
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DIY Happiness: Here’s How You Can Feel Good Today

DIY Happiness: Here’s How You Can Feel Good Today It’s easy to blame our blues on our present circumstances. Imagining that if only we had more money, more friends, or a better job, we would have the perfect life is an escapist fantasy that lets you put off true happiness until certain outside conditions are […]

30 SEP

Hilary Delladio
9:41 pm
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Check Yes or No: Unpacking the Choice of Addiction

Check Yes or No: Unpacking the Choice of Addiction When most people imagine themselves in an addict’s shoes, they see drug use as a simple choice to use or to remain sober. This misconception is understandable; to an outsider the trajectory of addiction is most visible as our friend or loved one’s continued choice to […]

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