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Trending: How the Stigma of Mental Health is Changing with Pop Culture


Trending: How the Stigma of Mental Health is Changing with Pop Culture

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Addiction: A Disease Delegitimized by Stigma


Professional medical associations, such as the American Society of Addiction Medicine and American Medical Association, define addiction as a disease just like diabetes, cancer, or heart disease. Articulating a usable definition of what “disease” actually is can be surprisingly difficult, as notions of health vary by context. Dorland’s Medical Dictionary generally defines disease as any […]

via Addiction: A Disease Delegitimized by Stigma — Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment

Free CEU Webinar


Addiction has a stigma attached to it, causing many to blame the struggling individual for their problems and assume that they should just be able to stop using if they want to. But the effects of substance use can change the chemistry of the brain, making the task of “Just Saying No” seem inaccessible. This […]

via Gateway Treatment Centers Offers Two Free CEU Webinars: “Understanding Addiction: Why Can’t Those Affected Just Say No” — Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment

Co-dependency and Addiction


An addict’s road to recovery can be compromised by a person who exhibits co-dependency symptoms. If you are living with an addict or a recovering one, do you have co-dependency habits that can get in the way of full recovery of a person in a womens drug rehab center in Vancouver? Here are some signs […]

via Signs of Co-Dependency and How it Affects Addiction — Westminster House

Heroin Summit works to end current St. Louis overdose epidemic — FOX2now.com


ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- As heroin overdose rates continue to climb in St. Louis County, experts and activists are will attend the St. Louis Heroin Summit to discuss the best way to combat this epidemic. While law enforcement and addiction experts occasionally disagree on the root causes of this problem, it is unanimously agreed […]

via Heroin Summit works to end current St. Louis overdose epidemic — FOX2now.com

Harm reduction and recovery advocacy — Addiction & Recovery News


If you have a couple of minutes, check out Chris Budnick’s interview with Kevin McCauley. The whole conversation is great, but 24:15 to 25:50 really leapt out at me. Kevin shares his mom’s reaction to learning of his addiction and harm reduction as a “deeply humane response” to what is often perceived as a “set of unsolvable […]

via Harm reduction and recovery advocacy — Addiction & Recovery News

Addressing the Heroin/Opioid Epidemic


The United States is in the midst of an epidemic. The small county I work in reports 3-5 calls per day for opiate related overdoses. Treatment programs from around the area have huge wait lists and people are dying every day. Experts at a recent round table discussion on the problem are predicting that it […]

http://conversationsonthefringe.com/2016/05/10/addressing-the-heroinopioid-epidemic/

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