Category: Addiction

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May 28, 2024

What Are the Signs of a Gambling Addiction?

As online gaming expands people’s access, it’s harder to identify problems.

Addiction, Mental Health

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September 18, 2023

7 Tips to Stay in Recovery from Substance Use Disorder

The process looks different for everyone but has a common goal.

Addiction, Substance Abuse

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December 14, 2022

Should You Take a ‘Dry January’?

Sampling sobriety can bring a range of health benefits for body and mind.

Addiction, Substance Abuse, Wellness

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October 19, 2022

Prescribed Opioid Painkillers? Ask These Questions

Ask your doctor these questions so you can minimize pain and your risk of addiction.

Addiction, Pain Management

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Four vaping pens

April 19, 2022

Is Vaping Better Than Smoking?

E-cigarettes could be an effective way to quit smoking, but they’re still fraught with health risks.

Addiction, Lung Health, Tobacco

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April 20, 2020

Managing Addiction and Recovery During the COVID-19 Pandemic

There is help available for people feeling vulnerable.

Addiction

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UNC Horizons patient Katelin Hunter plays with her daughter

January 18, 2018

Learning to Live as a Young Mother, After Drugs

A unique residential treatment program gave Katelin Hunter a chance to overcome loss, incarceration and substance abuse.

Addiction, Drug Rehabilitation, Families, North Carolina, Patient Stories, Substance Abuse

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Rachel and her daughter, Marleigh

January 18, 2018

A Young Mother’s Journey to Recovery

Mothers struggling with drug addiction and their children find help through the UNC Horizons Program.

Addiction, Drug Rehabilitation, Families, North Carolina, Patient Stories, Substance Abuse

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