JC Gorman The dramatic rise in opioid overdose-related deaths has become a national health emergency. For decades now, countless dollars have been spent trying to both fight opioid substance abuse and also learn how to best treat people who have become reliant on this class of drugs. These therapies come in many forms, from rehab […]
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Fighting fire with fire: How we can use opioids to fight opioid addiction
posted by JC Gorman
Is Addiction a Disease?
posted by Nicholas A. Nelson
While it may not seem obvious, this question carries a great deal of emotional weight to sufferers of addiction, as well as their families and friends. The answer to one question – Is addiction a disease? – seems to hold the answer to yet another question: Are many of the hurtful things I’ve done […]
What are habits?
posted by Drew Schreiner
Have you ever been driving and been so lost in thought that you aren’t even consciously aware of what you are doing? For a well-practiced skill like driving (and especially for a well-practiced commute) you might even find yourself arriving at your destination with little recollection of all the steps you took to make it […]
Follow the Flock
posted by Elena Blanco-Suarez, Ph.D.
[En español] Have you ever tried a cigarette? I have. I was a teen, and holding a cigarette looked pretty cool, but smoking seemed disgusting, and it left a horrible smell in my hair, clothes and fingers. So I didn’t get hooked. But, seriously, why did I even try it in the first place? It […]
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