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Editor-in-chief Edward Grinnan invites you to celebrate National Recovery Month with Guideposts
Addiction and Recovery

Celebrate National Recovery Month with Guideposts Editor-in-chief Edward Grinnan

Guideposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan invites you to join him in celebrating National Recovery Month with a Facebook Live event on September 12, 2018.

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Author and Guideposts Editor-in-Chief Edward Grinnan
Addiction and Recovery

Celebrate National Recovery Month With Guideposts

Guideposts believes anything is possible—including recovery from addiction—and we invite you to explore our new initiatives in this area. 

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A concerned father discusses her addiction with his daughter
Addiction and Recovery

Are You Helping or Enabling Addiction? How to Tell the Difference

A supervisor with Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation explains the concept of enabling someone with a substance use disorder and why you may be hindering your loved one's recovery, not helping.

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Addiction in the Workplace: How Employers Can Help
Addiction and Recovery

Addiction in the Workplace: How Employers Can Help

The Chief External Affairs Officer of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation offers guidance on dealing with employees who may be active or recovering addicts.

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A Doctor's Perspective on Opioid Addiction
Addiction and Recovery

A Doctor's Perspective on Opioid Addiction

A physician discusses the function of opioids, how the increase in their use came about and how physical dependence on, and addiction to, these painkillers can be overcome.

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Veteran alcohol and drug counselor, Mary Spaulding dispels common misconceptions about addiction.
Addiction and Recovery

5 Common Misconceptions About Addiction

This longtime alcohol and drug counselor sheds new light on some widespread substance abuse myths.

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sad man holds bottle
Addiction and Recovery

Hope for Alcohol Addiction: Knowing the Signs

April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Here are the signs of alcoholism you need to know.

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Addiction counselor Mary Spaulding
Addiction and Recovery

A Counselor Addresses Common Myths About Addiction

Licensed alcohol and drug counselor Mary Spaulding discusses and debunks some of the myths and misconceptions associated with addiction and recovery.

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Movies and TV

SXSW Doc 'Take Your Pills' Explores a Different Drug Crisis

The Netflix documentary produced by Maria Shriver and her daughter Christina Schwarzenegger highlights a lesser-known drug epidemic in America. 

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ICU Nurse Janice Dennis offers suggestions about alternatives to opioids
Addiction and Recovery

An ICU Nurse on Alternatives to Opioid Painkillers

Nurse Janice Dennis, who lost one son to opioids and saw another struggle for years with addiction, brings the lessons she learned from those experiences into the ICU.

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