As treatment for opioid use disorder expands across the nation, so too are prevention and harm reduction strategies. Prevention strategies that seek to educate the general public about substance misuse play a role highlighting the issue and in reducing stigma.
Do you or someone you know have a drug problem? Explore the warning signs and symptoms and learn how substance abuse problems develop.
Dealing with co-occurring disorders? Learn how to tackle addiction when you’re also dealing with depression, anxiety, or another mental health problem.
The connection between mental illness and substance use disorders is often made in adolescence when there is an increased risk of vulnerability due to limited skills to manage stress and uncomfortable or painful emotions.
Drug addiction therapy, sometimes referred to as behavioral therapy, is the most commonly used drug abuse treatment. Drug abuse therapy comes in many forms, with different techniques and goals.