Addiction Policy Forum Blog

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Can CBD Help in the Treatment of and Recovery from Opioid Use Disorder?

By Mark Gold, MD on June 13, 2019

The physiological cravings that accompany addiction, along with memory cues and environment triggers specific to each patient can cause a recurrence of use or relapse. As such, effective treatment needs to address a person’s behavioral health and help them learn how to cope with stress and environmental triggers.

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Recovery Ready Community

By Simone Greene on June 11, 2019

 
The Chicago neighborhood of Austin knows all too well the destruction of addiction. One of the city’s largest neighborhoods, it’s also one of the deadliest for overdose deaths, consistently ranking in the top five. Despite that, resources in the community aren’t readily available for those looking for recovery. Dora and John Wright are trying to change this.
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Recovery Social Circles

By Mark Powell on May 22, 2019

 
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A Blueprint for Female Recovery Success

By Mark Powell on May 22, 2019

  
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Ready, Set, Transform Treatment

By Mark Powell on May 22, 2019

  
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Why are habits so hard to break?

By Mark Gold, MD on May 16, 2019

Addiction, Model-Free Learning, and Reward Devaluation

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