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Music, Wellness and Sleep

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“OK, I will have 8 hours of sleep if I can fall asleep in 10 minutes. Should I get groceries this weekend? I wonder how I did on that test. Work will be so busy tomorrow! 6 hours if I can just get some shut-eye. Maybe I should watch a movie. I need to flip… Read On »

Fentanyl Now Reported as a Leading Cause of Overdose

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Synthetic opioids such as fentanyl have now surpassed heroin as the leading cause of drug overdose deaths. The National Center for Health Statistics, a division of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), estimates that drug overdoses killed 64,070 people in the United States last year. This constitutes a rise of 21% over the… Read On »

Overdose Awareness Day: What You Need To Know

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International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) is a global event held on August 31st each year. IOAD aims to raise awareness of drug overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death.  The United States accounts for approximately 25% of the estimated number of drug-related deaths worldwide, including overdose deaths. The number of overdose deaths in… Read On »

Baby Boomers, Addiction, and 12 Step Recovery

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Globally, addiction is on the rise for Baby Boomers. By 2020, the number of Baby Boomers receiving treatment for substance use disorders is expected to triple in the United States. Data released this week demonstrates similar numbers on the rise in the United Kingdom. As we collectively approach the complex issue of addiction within this population, a turn to the… Read On »

Pharmaceutical Company Settles Opioid Lawsuit for $4.5 Million

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Opioid manufacturer, Insys Therapeutics Inc., has agreed to pay $4.45 million to resolve a lawsuit alleging that the company deceptively marketed an addictive fentanyl-based drug to doctors.   The case came amid a series of investigations centered on their drug Subsys, a sublingual spray intended for cancer patients. Subsys, a medication described by Insys as… Read On »

David Tejeda Rejoins Origins Behavioral HealthCare

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In this spotlight, David Tejeda, M.Ed., LPC, Primary Counselor, discusses his return to Origins as a part of the team at Origins Recovery Centers in South Padre Island, Texas. David is passionate about the solution that frees men from addiction and will serve as a key resource for those hoping to recover. He is eager… Read On »

12 Step Recovery as a Backbone for Treatment

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Time and time again, I encounter men, women, and family members that try to explain to me that they or their loved one has tried 12 Step recovery and that it doesn’t work for them. As a firm believer in the 12 Steps, as well as a man in recovery, this comment can be disheartening.… Read On »

Barriers Women Face in Recovery Process

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A recent study released in the JAMA Psychiatry Journal revealed that women reported a startling increase in alcoholism and alcohol use disorders over the past decade. As research and healthcare professionals grapple with this data, it is important to consider the complex barriers to alcoholism treatment which women face during the recovery process.    … Read On »

Study Reveals 1 in 8 Americans Struggle with Alcohol

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According to a study published this week in JAMA Psychiatry, it is estimated that one out of every eight Americans is struggling with an alcohol use disorder (AUD).   The study – conducted by the National Institute on Alcohol and Alcoholism, the New York State Psychiatric Institute, and Columbia University – tracked drinking patterns among… Read On »

Bipartisan Opioid Commission Requests Declaration of National Emergency

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President Trump’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis issued a preliminary report on Monday requesting that he declare a national emergency to deal with the opioid epidemic. Launched on March 29, the commission boldly recognizes the role that opioids have played in the addiction and opioid crisis. Members of the bipartisan panel… Read On »