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At the Recovery Research Institute (RRI), we present the evidence about addiction treatment and recovery.

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Exercise has many mental health benefits, but can it reduce craving and negative mood in active alcohol use disorder?

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Who’s more likely to be able to get naloxone (Narcan) at their pharmacy? A look at the socioeconomic factors associated with naloxone availability

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Describing addiction as a “chronically relapsing brain disease” is intended to decrease stigma, but may actually increase it

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Do people stigmatize individuals with opioid use disorder even when their addiction arose from opioids prescribed for pain?

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Active strategies to enhance young adults’ medication adherence also reduce opioid use

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Are adolescent sexual minorities at increased risk for opioid misuse?

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Cognitive remediation may promote recovery, but work is needed to fit these interventions within existing treatment program structures

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Implementing financial incentives and penalties to clinics based on patient retention benchmarks demonstrates little benefit to substance use disorder patients in Maine

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Mar 11, 2020

Does Alcoholics Anonymous Work? Scientific Review From Dr. John Kelly and the RRI

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Jul 11, 2019

Broken Brain Podcast: Putting out the Fires of Addiction with Dr. John Kelly

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