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Addiction Treatment is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

Addiction Treatment is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

By Beth Beck | May 14, 2018

Medication-assisted treatment or medically-assisted treatment (MAT) says what it means and means what it says. FDA-approved medications are prescribed to help minimize an addict’s withdrawal symptoms and/or block the effects […]

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Definition of Stigma

STIGMA IS A B*TCH.

By Beth Beck | March 13, 2018

Every 16 minutes a person in the United States dies from an opioid overdose.1 In roughly the time it takes me to scroll through Twitter, someone is dead who shouldn’t be. […]

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Addiction: Let’s Be Clear About It

By Beth Beck | February 20, 2018

The thing about myths: they’re enduring, harmful and serve only to assign blame and shame to addicts.   #1 ADDICTION IS NOT A DISEASE… Perhaps addiction isn’t quite the same […]

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Could YOUR kid get hooked?

Yes, YOUR Kid Can Get Hooked Too

By Beth Beck | January 31, 2018

Addiction is not something that only happens to other people’s children, somebody else’s ex-wife or that neighbor kid who was always bad news anyway. It’s them, yes, but it’s also […]

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5 Signs You Need Addiction Treatment Now

5 Signs You Need Addiction Treatment Now

By Freedom Treatment Services | December 19, 2017

We’ve all heard the old saying, the first step is admitting there is a problem. The signs that indicate addiction treatment might be the right path for you aren’t always […]

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