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Resetting-Household-Rules-Important-for-Teens-With-SubstanceFEATURED NEWS: Resetting Household Rules Important for Teens With Substance Use Disorders
Setting new household rules for teens in treatment for a substance use disorder can be challenging for parents. But it is important because research shows that teens do take their parents’ attitudes, opinions and beliefs into account when they make choices about substance use, says Christopher Hammond, MD, of Johns Hopkins Hospital. Learn more »
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More Than Half of U.S. Doctors Reducing Opioid Prescriptions: Survey
A new survey finds more than half of U.S. doctors are reducing the number of opioid prescriptions they write. Almost 10 percent have stopped prescribing opioids altogether, The Boston Globe reports. Learn more »
Opioid Epidemic Fuels Increase in Cocaine-Related Overdose Deaths
A growing number of people are dying from cocaine-related overdoses because they are mixing the drug with opioids such as heroin and fentanyl, according to U.S. News & World Report. Learn more »
FDA Workshop Will Consider Hazards of Exploding E-Cigarette Batteries
The Food and Drug Administration will hold a workshop in April to consider the hazards of exploding batteries in e-cigarettes, HealthDay reports. Learn more »
Fewer Americans Say They Drive Under the Influence of Alcohol
Fewer Americans said they drove under the influence of alcohol in 2014 compared with 2002, according to a new government report. Learn more »
Teen Use of Marijuana Increased in Washington – But Not Colorado – After Legalization
Teen use of marijuana rose in Washington state after the drug was legalized for adults 21 and older, a new study finds. In Colorado, legalization had no impact on marijuana use by teens, CBS News reports. Learn more »
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Be a part of National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week- January 23-29 (NIDA)
Infographic: Is Someone You Know Addicted to Opioids? (Future of Personal Health)
Carrie Fisher Forever Changed the Way People Talk About Addiction (Time)
Editorial: Driver’s Licenses, Caught in the War on Drugs (The New York Times)
How drugs can contribute to an early death (CNN)
A Peer Recovery Coach Walks The Front Lines Of America's Opioid Epidemic (NPR)
Technology’s New Role in Addiction Recovery (U.S. News & World Report)
Opinion: The pain pill epidemic isn’t going anywhere until we end coal’s dominance (The Washington Post)
Are Teens Replacing Drugs With Social Media? (Rolling Stone)
An addiction crisis along ‘the backbone of America’ (The Washington Post)
How to keep your New Year's resolution to quit drinking alcohol (New York Daily News)
Solo Technology Holdings, LLC, Creator of the iKeyp, Launches Campaign with the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids
2017 South Florida Conference: Best Practices in Addiction Treatment- 1/17- Register Now!
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