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COVID-19 and Addiction: What You Need to Know

COVID-19 and Addiction

What You Need to Know

Learn how COVID-19 presents unique challenges for people with substance addiction disorders and ways you can offer support.

Who Can Be a Behavioral Therapist?

Who Can Be a Behavioral Therapist?

The Professionals in Your Community

Do you know the professionals in your community who could be behavioral therapists? You might be surprised to learn they aren't all psychologists!

Methamphetamines are an illegal drug in the same class as cocaine and other powerful street drugs. Learn all about this drug. 

Risks of Using Fentanyl

Risks of Using Fentanyl

Short- and Long-Term Effects

Fentanyl is one of the most troubling drugs in the opioid crisis. Learn the short- and long-term effects of this synthetic opioid.

Extended use of meth causes functional and molecular changes to the brain and has several other severe consequences. Learn what they are.