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New A Forever Recovery Blog Post Examines the History of Prescription Drug Addiction

A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can believe in, has published a new blog post that looks at the history of prescription drug addiction.…


Prescription Painkiller Addiction Leads to Street Drug Use

Three out of four new heroin users report having abused prescription painkillers prior to using heroin. Ironically, heroin is far cheaper and more accessible than gray-market prescription painkillers. alcohol and addiction news


A prescription to end drinking that goes beyond the 12 steps

New understanding of how alcohol affects the brain is prompting addiction experts to make a push for using medications to help people quit or cut down on excessive drinking. alcohol and addiction news


Prescription drug nalmefene prevents alcohol cravings, but not in Australia

Prescription drug nalmefene blocks the "feel-good" opioid receptors in the brain, diminishing the buzz that normally comes from alcohol and making it easier to drink less. alcohol and addiction news


Survey of Women Treated for Addiction Finds Many Used Prescription Drugs, Heroin

A new survey of affluent women treated for alcohol and drug addiction finds prescription medication and heroin are their leading drugs of choice. alcohol and addiction news


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