Text Messaging Program Could Increase Adheren…

Researchers are testing whether a text messaging system can increase patient adherence to buprenorphine treatment for opioid addiction. “We use text messaging in our society for so many things, but for...

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Kick Butts Day Coming March 21st

Kick Butts Day is a national day of activism that empowers youth to stand out, speak up and seize control against Big Tobacco. The next Kick Butts Day is March 21...

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Alternatives to Alcoholics Anonymous Work as …

A new study comparing Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) to alternative mutual help groups find these groups perform about as well as 12-step programs, Vox reports. The study compared AA, the original 12-step...

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HHS Secretary Willing to Loosen Medicaid Rest…

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar says he is willing to loosen Medicaid restrictions on addiction treatment, according to The Washington Post. At last week’s White House summit on opioids...

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