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A New Fentanyl Danger Identified

A New Fentanyl Danger Identified

As fentanyl’s deadly rampage continues, frontline physicians across the U.S. are seeing another profoundly troubling development. Fentanyl creates a much more difficult withdrawal for patients treated with buprenorphine for opioid use disorder. Why is that important? Because buprenorphine is one of just two drug therapies available to help patients manage what…

Animal Tranquilizer Contaminating Illicit Drugs

Animal Tranquilizer Contaminating Illicit Drugs

The potentially deadly animal tranquilizer, xylazine, is increasingly found in heroin, fentanyl, and other illicit drugs, including cocaine and methamphetamine. The problem is so severe the FDA has alerted healthcare workers to watch for patients who may have been exposed to the drug. The U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse…

Could Virtual Reality Help Those in Recovery

Could Virtual Reality Help Those in Recovery

Therapists are increasingly using virtual reality (VR) technology to help people overcome phobias, PTSD, and other disorders. Indiana University researchers believe it can also help people in recovery from addiction, allowing those in recovery to "interact" with future healthy versions (avatars) of themselves. Discover Mental Health[I] recently published a pilot…

Alcohol’s Deadly Toll in America

Alcohol’s Deadly Toll in America

A new report published in JAMA Network Open shows the devastating effects of alcohol in America. Alcohol causes more than one in eight deaths among those under 65. The number is one in five for young adults between the ages of 20 and 49. Think about that for a…

Mindfulness and Recovery

Mindfulness and Recovery

Mindfulness and Recovery Mindfulness is an idea first conceived over 2,500 years ago. So what is it exactly? According to the Oxford Dictionary, it's "a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations." Researchers have long…

Addinex Technologies to Team Up with Aware Recovery Care On $260K Grant from The CDC To Improve Addiction Medication Dispensing

Addinex Technologies to Team Up with Aware Recovery Care On $260K Grant from The CDC To Improve Addiction Medication Dispensing

Addinex Technologies, Inc., a healthcare technology company focused on the innovation of medication dispensing, has been awarded a $260K Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to improve on existing addiction medication dispensing for people with opioid use disorder (OUD)…

Aware Recovery Care Expands Operations in Indiana

Aware Recovery Care Expands Operations in Indiana

Aware Recovery Care has expanded its unique in-home addiction treatment program to serve individuals living in the Bloomington, Fort Wayne, South Bend, and Gary regions of Indiana. The expansion comes at a time when an estimated 2,755 Hoosiers are dying annually from drug overdoses. Aware Recovery Care provides team-based In-Home…

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