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The State of the Opioid Epidemic

Contributor: Staff at Blue Ridge Mountain Recovery Center The opioid epidemic has plagued communities across the nation for more than 20 years, with opioid overdose deaths in the United States reaching nearly 600,000 since 1999 [1]. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has put a strain on the public healthcare system while drug overdose deaths are at [...]
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Rethinking Addiction Recovery

Lady sitting on the beach reading a book Contributor: Staff at Sierra Tucson The word recovery can have different meanings depending on who you ask. Many of us immediately think of the 12-Step model of recovery, a popular treatment method that emphasizes the importance of remaining sober from drugs and alcohol, gambling or otherwise. Made famous by the abstinence-oriented recovery group Alcoholics Anonymous [...]
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