The Basics


What Is Substance Use Disorder? What Is Substance Use Disorder?

What Is Substance Use Disorder?

The term is incredibly helpful in understanding the spectrum of harmful experiences people have with drugs

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The Facts About Fentanyl The Facts About Fentanyl

The Facts About Fentanyl

Around two-thirds of all overdose deaths in the U.S. involve fentanyl—and many people take it without even knowing

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Your Guide to Harm Reduction, With John Oliver Your Guide to Harm Reduction, With John Oliver

Your Guide to Harm Reduction, With John Oliver

The "Last Week Tonight" host dedicated a segment to the latest tools and programs. Plus: how you can help

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A Quick Guide to Substance Use Treatment A Quick Guide to Substance Use Treatment

A Quick Guide to Substance Use Treatment

Addiction can be difficult to escape, but this Psych Hub video provides a handy overview of options for getting help

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What Are Opioids? What Are Opioids?

What Are Opioids?

Some are legally prescribed, but all can be highly addictive. Learn more from this Psych Hub video

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What Is Medication-Assisted Treatment? What Is Medication-Assisted Treatment?

What Is Medication-Assisted Treatment?

Everything you should know about medications used to treat opioid and alcohol use disorders

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What Is Dual Diagnosis? What Is Dual Diagnosis?

What Is Dual Diagnosis?

Understanding dual diagnosis can be crucial to making sure you or your loved one receives the right treatment

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How Alcohol Damages Various Bodily Systems How Alcohol Damages Various Bodily Systems

How Alcohol Damages Various Bodily Systems

Current research shows that even lower doses of alcohol still have a detrimental effect on our health

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What Is Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS)? What Is Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS)?

What Is Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS)?

Understanding what may occur after the first stages of detox: Find out how to recognize the symptoms of PAWS

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Understanding Relapse Understanding Relapse

Understanding Relapse

Relapse is often part of the recovery process. Learn how you can navigate it and return to your recovery journey

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What Is Recovery Capital? What Is Recovery Capital?

What Is Recovery Capital?

Human, physical, social and cultural resources are all essential to supporting recovery from addiction

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