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November 7, 2016

Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Veterans

Members of the armed forces are not immune to the drug and alcohol problems that affect the rest of society. According to a Department of Defense […]
November 7, 2016

Substance Abuse in the Military

Members of the armed forces are not immune to the substance use problems that affect the rest of society. Although illicit drug use is lower among […]
November 4, 2016

Mental Health and Child Abuse: Couple Abuses Foster Child in Dallas County

MENTAL HEALTH AND CHILD ABUSE: COUPLE ABUSES FOSTER CHILD IN SELMA Selma, AL– A couple is Selma, AL was arrested on the Thursday before Halloween for […]
October 31, 2016

Some States Investing in Peer Recovery Coaches to Help Fight Addiction

A growing number of states are investing in peer recovery coaches to help fight drug addiction, CNN reports. These coaches, who have struggled with addiction themselves, […]
October 31, 2016

Insurer Will No Longer Require Preauthorization for Opioid Addiction Treatment

The health insurance company Cigna will no longer require doctors to get preauthorization before prescribing opioid addiction medications, USA Today reports. Until now, Cigna has required […]
October 28, 2016

New Smartphone App Helps Doctors Treat Opioid Addiction

The recent push to get more patients access to medication assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid addiction, and more doctors trained to provide it, is now going […]
October 28, 2016

Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA)

Millions of Americans with mental health or substance use disorders, including individuals participating in the Medicaid program do not have adequate insurance protection against the costs […]
October 25, 2016

OVERCOMING RECOVERY CHALLENGES DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON

Montgomery, AL– The Holiday season is vastly approaching. This is a time for spending time with family, exchanging gifts, and spreading love. However, this can be […]
October 24, 2016

Stay Safe This Halloween

Halloween is a time when ghosts and goblins of all ages go out to play. Before your night turns dark and stormy, keep this in mind: […]
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