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Expanding options beyond the 12-steps

Battling addiction is a complicated matter that often involves many different pathways to recovery. Besides traditional clinical treatment, individuals are also strongly encouraged to seek support …

Officials at Montessori Children’s House and its Warminster neighbors packed a township zoning hearing board meeting last week to hear testimony regarding an addiction treatment and recovery …

In 2014, Dan Emr launched the nonprofit "Worthwhile" Wear in the U.S. It has grown to offer the most comprehensive services to survivors of human trafficking in Pennsylvania. What started with one employee — Emr — has grown to a staff of 80+ full- and part-time workers, plus hundreds of volunteers. It preaches a message of hope and healing to between 150 and 250 survivors a year.

The cost of saving a life

Would you do anything to save a loved one? Sharon White would for her son, Lloyd. Lloyd was struggling with an addiction, so she got naloxone in case he overdosed. Opioid reversal medication such as …

I’ve never been much of a statistics guy, but this one is haunting. In 2021 alone, 5,449 Pennsylvanians died of unintentional overdose, according to the Centers for Disease Control and …

Being the parent or adult sibling of a family member with a substance use disorder can be debilitating, lonely and often frightening, said Helen McNutt, who speaks not only from personal experience …

Plans for a far more effective and comprehensive way to help those struggling with mental illness and substance abuse disorders are progressing in Doylestown, according to experts in the field.Those …

Plans for a far more effective and comprehensive way to help those struggling with mental illness and substance abuse disorders are progressing in Doylestown, according to experts in the field.

The Our Lady of Mount Carmel Peace and Justice Ministry presents We Thirst, an educational program on addiction that unites leading research with a comprehensive understanding of the human person, …

The Quakertown Community School District is joining more than 300 districts across the country in a lawsuit against social media companies. School board members approved the move at their final meeting of the school year.

As drug and alcohol addiction continues to plague the country, a panel of Bucks County experts joined the Pennsylvania Attorney General Monday to discuss ways to combat substance abuse disorder across the region.

Bucks County has joined a class action lawsuit alleging several of the world’s largest social media companies have knowingly worked to addict youth to a variety of platforms that are inciting a …

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