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Aid in Recovery Supports Federal Call for Increased Funding and Expanded Health Coverage for Drug Addiction Medication …

Aid in Recovery released a statement today supporting a recent commentary co-authored by various federal health agencies calling for increased funding and expanded health coverage for drug addiction medication treatments. With proper prescription and monitoring, health officials argue that medication treatments can help cut costs…

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Victoria Costello: Addiction Causes: Understanding Self Medication And How I Lost My Sister To Substance Abuse

In light of the continuing controversy surrounding Whitney Houston's death, here is a look at the science behind the central and often misunderstood concept of self-medication in addiction and recovery. My interest in this is personal. My sister Rita died of a multiple drug cocktail…

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Alcohol’s Effect On Immune System Provides Clue To Potential Dependence Medication

Most people relate to the body’s immune system in terms of fighting off colds, however, new research from the University of Adelaide seems to indicate that immune cells in the brain may contribute to how people respond to alcohol. Research leader Dr Mark Hutchinson from…

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Alcohol and medication?

Okay, so I’ve had the flu for a week and a half now and it’s kind of just feeling like a cold instead of feeling really bad but I do still feel a bit rubbish. I’m going to a party tonight and I would like…

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Alcohol. How can I produce medication, to cope with withdrawl?

I have been through a through treatment programs. Mostly designed for those with less intelligence than myself. I need to do something about my alcohol intake. I don’t need therapy. What I need is libriam, but my doctor refuses to prescribe it to me for…

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