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By
Jess Keefe

Commonly known as a relapse, a recurrence of substance use disorder symptoms isn't a sign of failure. Here's what experts say about supporting someone through the experience.

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Community support is an essential part of recovery. So what happens when communities shut down?

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By
Debbie Pantin

Begin treatment and meet your needs along the way.

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By
Roy Viger, CPA, Avenues Recovery Center

Understanding how your care will be paid for is an important part of the treatment process.

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The holiday season is tough for people affected by addiction. This year it's looking even more so, as COVID-19 continues to keep us isolated from friends, family, and support systems.

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By
Kelly Minnick

Addiction is an isolating disease for everyone. But since Ian's death, I've learned that almost everyone has a loved one or knows someone with a substance use disorder.

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By
Jon Robert Hall

Today, I am releasing a song I wrote. It's the same day that, four years ago, I took my last pill. 

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By
John Purcell

Finding the right addiction treatment is essential for recovery. I am miraculously lucky, but many are not.

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As the COVID-19 pandemic wears on, it’s never been a better time to get into a new podcast.

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By
Dr. Richard Chudacoff

Navigating addiction with a loved one has certainly affected the way I treat my patients.

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By
Renée Hodges

Addiction is a disease and it cannot be hidden away like a colony of lepers on an isolated island, shameful and out of sight. 

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Growing up is hard. But staying healthy shouldn’t be. 

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By
Jacqueline Filis

Begin treatment and meet your needs along the way.

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By
Courtney Gallo Hunter, VP, State Policy

As the federal settlement dollars begin to come in, we must ensure that this money is spent wisely.

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Accessing science-based addiction treatment just got a lot easier in Wisconsin.

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