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The Benefits of Gender-Specific Addiction Treatment

The path to addiction and journey toward recovery isn’t one-size-fits-all – and, in fact, males and females tend to develop, experience and recover from substance

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Women and the Opioid Epidemic

Between 1999 and 2016, overdose deaths from opioid prescriptions increased by 583% for women and 404% for men. In 2012, 28 percent of pregnant women

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What Is an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)?

If you’ve been exploring different options for addiction treatment, you’ve likely come across intensive outpatient programs in your research, or IOPs. During this type of

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Virtual Reality Is Being Used to Treat Addiction

When you mention virtual reality, most people’s minds immediately go to video games, but it isn’t just about gaming. Patrick Bordnick, dean of Tulane University’s