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Marijuana abstinence in adolescents and young adults improves brain functioning
Blog

One Month of Abstinence from Marijuana Improves Memory in Adolescents & Young adults

Peer integration guide for substance use disorder
Press Releases

Peer Integration & Stages of Change Toolkit

health policy updates and breaking news from capitol hill
Policy Update

Addiction Policy Update Mid-October 2018

research shows women stop drug use before giving birth, then start back up again after the baby's birth
Research

Stopping and Starting: Substance Use During and After Pregnancy

Research on addiction medications for inmates and prisoners
Research

Starting Medication for Opioid Use Disorder Prior to Prison Release Substantially Reduces Overdose Deaths

How to motivate teen to stay clean from alcohol and drugs
Research

Rewarding Adolescent Abstinence

Methadone, suboxone, and naltrexone are lifesaving treatments that help individuals recover from opioid use disorder. We know that they help to reduce opioid use, but what do we know about their effects on other aspects of life and everyday functions?
Research

Opioid Use Disorder Medications: What We (Don’t) Know About Day-to-Day Functioning

Adolescents and teenagers are prone to alcohol and drug use
Research

It’s Hard to Stay In Recovery as a Teen

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Videos

Live webcast series on addiction stigma and discrimination for healthcare providers
May 1, 2018

Why Addiction is a Disease & Why It’s Important Webcast

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) & the Recovery Research Institute (RRI) have teamed up to present a 4-part educational initiative to address stigma and discrimination in addiction.

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Live webcast series on addiction stigma and discrimination for healthcare providers
Jun 12, 2018

Reducing Discriminatory Practices in Clinical Settings Webcast

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) & the Recovery Research Institute (RRI) have teamed up to present a 4-part educational initiative to address stigma and discrimination in addiction.

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Next: A Future Without Discrimination Webc...

Live webcast series on addiction stigma and discrimination for healthcare providers
Jun 20, 2018

A Future Without Discrimination Webcast

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) & the Recovery Research Institute (RRI) have teamed up to present a 4-part educational initiative to address stigma and discrimination in addiction.

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Next: Why Addiction is a Disease & Why It'...